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From the introduction: Regulatory policy can develop relocated to reduce the carbon footprint and ecological footprint and various pollutants. Regulation relocated, also promotes economic and political autonomy, locality, region or country. Local economic
development, social and environmental, must take into account the cultural identity, autonomy and basic needs according Preiswerk. Development (qualitative) and growth (quantitative) is needed in the countries and populations for which the satisfaction of basic needs has not been reached and that the ecological footprint per capita is below the maximum threshold the Per capita ecological footprint (1.8 ha/capita in 2005). Face control relocated environmentalists, some forms of anti-globalization brought by associations such Attac promote the strengthening of international organizations such as the UN and runs the risk of excessive centralism. Internationalism, tends to dissolve nations to create a humanity under the direction of a global government and non-government international, which implies that there are still nations.
However, economic autonomy, regulation and social ecologist relocated, does not mean nationalistic egoism. A share of the wealth, production and services can continue to be exchanged between countries, with the aim of solidarity (without interference) and produce essential goods that can not be created on the spot. Redistribution of wealth in local, regional, national and international goes along with the regulation and relocated some protectionism. In contrast, the latter and the redistribution should not be diverted and loans should not become debt to ensure political and economic domination, as is the case of the IMF to the poorest countries and now some European nations.

Contribution to the 3rd International Degrowth Conference for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity in Venice in 2012.