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Dam violence against environmental defenders

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By Daniela del Bene.“Large hydro is a very big part of the solution. I fundamentally believe we have to be involved,” Rachel Kyte of the World Bank has stated. Big dams are …

Save the date: Stay Grounded Conference 12-14th of July 2019 in Barcelona

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By Katharina Wiese. The aviation industry is the most climate-harming mode of transport. The total global warming impact of each flight is thought to be around twice as high as only …

Indigenous Indian people face forest eviction

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By Nick Meynen and Eleonora Fanari. There’s a global outcry as India’s Supreme Court evicts over a million vulnerable people from forest under the guise of protecting wildlife.The Bengal tiger has …

Swedish firm exported toxic waste to Chile

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By Rodrigo Pino Vargas. The tide is turning against the global toxic waste trade, as an appeal court in Sweden considers the plight of nearly 12,000 victims.The Swedish mining conglomerate …

Brazilian dam disaster ‘is part of a pattern’

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By Beatriz Saes, Daniela Del Bene, Sara Mingorría, Yannick Deniau, Raquel Neyra, Max Stoisser, Lucrecia Wagner, Grettel Navas and Nick Meynen. A team of Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) academics is marking …

EJAtlas reaches 2.700 cases and includes the Brumadinho’s foretold tragedy

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The Environmental Justice Atlas (www.ejatlas.org) of ICTA-UAB has reached 2.700 cases in January 2019. One of the most moving and cruel ones, perhaps a crucial conflict case for Latin America, …

NEW: 2 PhD VACANCIES at ICTA-UAB

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A PhD on carbon budget and unburnable fossil fuels reserves.If carbon capture technology does not prove effective and the needed rapid decarbonisation implies that fossil fuels reserves have to be …

Media on the Atlas of Environmental Justice

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135 media mentions in 27 countries with a combined reach of over 70 million. That, in sum, is the media attention for the Atlas of Environmental Justice in the first …

Jade is anything but green

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By Nick Meynen.Ancient Asian art gave jade gemstones a cult status. But today, nothing in the extraction of jade is even remotely morally correct or justifiable.Jade is the diamond of …

2019 Environmental Justice Conference in the UK

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The University of East Anglia invites you to the 2019 Environmental Justice Conference ‘Transformative Connections’ to be held at University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 2 July – 4 July 2019. The conference is …

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