All articles by Julián Reingold

Julián Reingold


Julián Reingold is a sociologist and freelance investigative journalist based in Athens. He mainly covers ecosystem services, energy transitions and climate justice movements in the Global South. His work has been published in Climate Home News, Mongabay, Jacobin, El País and NACLA, among others outlets. He holds a MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London.

Argentina’s copper export plans opposed by environmentalists

Local communities worry that Glencore’s open-pit copper mine, MARA, will harm nearby glaciers. However, Argentina’s next president may promote it.

Lithium in Argentina: how to make it sustainable

Lithium extraction in the Argentine province of Jujuy is behind a recent constitutional reform that sparked massive protests. Are there more sustainable alternatives that could protect water and indigenous groups?

Will Paraguay’s elections usher in a new era for the Itaipú dam?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the treaty that spawned Itaipú, the world’s second-largest hydropower dam. On 30 April, Paraguay will choose a new president that will have to renegotiate Itaipú’s treaty with Brazil. What’s next for hydropower in the region?

Is it time for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty?

Vanuatu is leading a call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty and an International Court of Justice (ICJ) opinion about states’ legal obligations on climate action. Why should business care?

What are the challenges to a just energy transition in Colombia?

Gustavo Petro is six months into a presidency that promised new measures to accelerate Colombia’s energy transition. Can the country’s first progressive government in recent history pull this off?

Argentina’s troubled road towards green hydrogen

Argentina recently announced plans to start producing green hydrogen at scale in Patagonia. Will it succeed?