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Extractivist growth and alternatives from below: Why we can’t mine our way out of the climate crisis.

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The recorded event session is available now here. On Sunday 7 November 2021 we were part of this event that the Yes to Life, No to Mining Network and allies brought …

New Report Maps Mining Impacts of the Energy Transition in the Americas

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On the heels of COP-26, where global leaders agreed to make unprecedented investments in the energy transition, frontline communities already in the crosshairs of mining for critical minerals warn of …

Nuevo Informe: Mapeo de Resistencia frente a los Impactos y Discursos de la Minería para la Transición Energética en las Américas

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Un nuevo mapa interactivo e informe destaca los impactos negativos de la minería “verde” en el continente americano y las comunidades que se organizan para una transición justa. Días después de …

Mapping the Mining Impacts of the Energy Transition: Communities Speak Out

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Global launch of a new interactive map November 23, 20211pm San Francisco/Vancouver | 4pm Montreal | 6pm Santiago/Buenos AiresFree registration | Facebook  Affected communities, researchers, and international civil society organizations collaborate to launch a new Environmental Justice Atlas Interactive …

Research Article: “Circularity, entropy, ecological conflicts and LFFU”

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By Joan Martinez-Alier (ICTA-UAB) Recently published research article – Available at Taylor & Francis Online Abstract The economy is not circular, it is increasingly entropic. Energy from the photosynthesis of the distant past, …

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On thin ice – The Arctic commodity extraction frontier and environmental conflicts

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Recently published research in the magazine Ecological Economics about the socio-environmental conflicts and extractive projects in the Arctic region. Authors: Ksenija Hanaček, Markus Kröger, Arnim Scheidel, Facundo Rojas and Joan Martinez-Alier Abstract This …

Research Article: Nuclear supply chain and environmental justice struggles in Soviet and Post-Soviet countries

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By Ksenija Hanaček & Joan Martinez-Alier ABSTRACT This article addresses and contributes to the discussion on nuclear supply chain socio-environmental conflicts in Soviet and post-Soviet contexts by bringing it together with nuclear peripheralization …

New article: A comparative study of women environmental defenders’ antiviolent success strategies

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by Dalena Tran from Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). Abstract This research advances knowledge on the understudied topics of violence against women and their …

Webinar: The hidden side of conservation: voices from the ground.

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Wildlife and forest conservation policies violate the basic rights of local and indigenous communities that inhabit protected areas, in addition to displacing them and criminalizing their struggles in the name …

Decarbonizing the South. Space, justice and politics at the renewable energy frontiers – Doctoral Thesis

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Date: February 2021 By Avila Calero, Sofía Martínez Alier, Joan, dir.Sorman, Alevgul H., dir.Gamboa Jiménez, Gonzalo, dir.Kallis, Giorgos, dir. Abstract Renewable energies are expanding globally due to the increasing concerns over anthropogenic climate change and …