Entangled ways to appropriate of someone else’s air




Scandals arising from the pillaging of indigenous and peasants territories as a result of energy and extractive projects, megaprojects, violence, organized crime or savage urbanization conceal a more quiet green dispossession, which also threatens these territories and their owners.
Since its inception, the climate change mitigation strategy of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has received several criticisms, the main one being that it could become an instrument for the dispossession of forest peoples when governments ―eager for international resources intended for this strategy―, deprived them from their habitat or at least imposed them restrictions on their use that hinder their survival.