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Rahat Shahriar
Jul 13, 2022
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Without taking care of the multiple damages that accumulate and destroy ecosystems, Country Email List and that the communities insist on denouncing. Views from Latin America Considering these limitations, there is a real danger that the "new productive identity" of green hydrogen as a global export product will turn into a new variety of extractivism. The expectation of attracting Country Email List investment and foreign exchange present in hydrogen rhymes dangerously with the excuses to push other industries —as has happened with the exploitation of non-conventional hydrocarbons or fruits for consumption in the northern hemisphere. Promises of sustainability and being "environmentally friendly" have failed time and time again. Conflicts around renewable energy megaprojects (particularly wind and solar) have already generated Country Email List critical situations of human rights violations and ecosystem damage in several countries, Such as theOaxaca area in Mexico ,Country Email List in the Colombian La Guajira and in the already mentioned southern area of ​​Chile. These conflicts remain, however, in a second line of attention, because the first point in most of the agendas is centered on the disputes around the extraction of minerals and the exploitation of fossil fuels, which have their own history of socio-environmental tragedies. Country Email List Chile, as mentioned above, already has a National Green Hydrogen Strategy and, according to the International Energy Agency , ten other countries in the region are preparing similar documents. While Chile has opted for its alliance with Europe, Brazil awaits the arrival of Chinese capital that will make it a world leader in this industry. Argentina announced the creation of a free zone in the south of the country and Country Email List Colombia is exploring the use of hydrogen in the synthesis of ammonia . While governments compete to be at the forefront of Country Email List the hydrogen race and secure the necessary investments to make its production economically viable, Country Email List from civil society groups such as the Energy and Equity Observatory and the Latin Country Email List American Observatory of Environmental Conflicts , in alliance with other groups from other parts of the world,
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