A Future Without Oil

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Environmental Film Profiles (videos)

Moreau, Laetitia. A Future Without Oil. France: What's Up Films, 2010. HD, 52 min. https://vimeo.com/74948767.

From the rostrum of the UN to Quito, Berlin, Madrid, Brussels, Copenhagen and beyond, this film retraces the desperate plight of the emissaries of Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa. They are seeking to convince the world, as well as their own government, to stop drilling for oil in the rich earth of the Yasuni region, in a park that is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. (Source: What's Up Films)

© 2010 What's Up Films. Trailer used with permission.

This film is available at the Rachel Carson Center Library (RCC, 4th floor, Leopoldstrasse 11a, 80802 Munich) for on-site viewing only. For more information, please contact library@rcc.lmu.de.

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Further readings: 
  • Arsel, Murat. "'Stating' Nature’s Role in Ecuadorian Development: Civil Society and the Yasuní-ITT Initiative." Journal of Developing Societies 28 (2012): 203–27.
  • Berros, María Valeria. “The Constitution of the Republic of Ecuador: Pachamama Has Rights.” Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia 2015, no. 11. Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.
  • Rival, Laura. "Ecuador's Yasuní-ITT Initiative: The Old and New Values of Petroleum." Ecological Economics 70, no. 2 (2010): 358–65.