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Italian climate policy: doubling fossil fuel extraction

By Camila Rolando Mazzuca.Today‚Äôs world energy production mainly derives from non-renewable sources and represents up to 47% of the world‚Äôs greenhouse gas emissions for the 2000s decade. These emissions reinforce …

Chinese growth fueled by environmental destruction in Tibet

By Daniela Del Bene (ICTA, UAB).‚ÄúThe number of Tibetans setting themselves ablaze is increasing at an alarming rate. [‚Ķ] In addition to several political, social, religious and economic factors, the …

Laudato si and the Ecological Debt

By Joan Martinez Alier. The long awaited ecological encyclical, recently released by Pope Francis, gives a welcome boost to many issues that EJOLT has been working on. Yes, the Pope …

Alarming situation around a landfill in Montenegro

By Jeta Beqiraj. After two years of clashes of residents from the municipality of Plav (Montenegro) against the waste collection in an open landfill on the historic Jerina Hill site, things …

Rosewood trafficing in Madagascar and the criminalization of an activist

Six months in prison. That‚Äôs the sentence received by environmental activist Armand Marozafy for defamation against two local tour operators accused of rosewood trafficking. Armand is assistant coordinator of Lampogno …

Cutting the illegal cutters. Deforestation in Romania

Around 78% of the remaining pristine forests existing in Europe are in Romania, home to more large mammals than all other European states combined, excluding Russia. This might change fast. …

Madagascar fisheries ravaged by foreign plunder

  by Wonder Chinhur. Source: (AP/Binsar Bakkara) Ten years ago he and his two brothers would harvest 60 kilograms of sardines every week, earning US$370 during good times. …

Let them eat carbon! The corporate plan to cook Africa in its own fossil fuels

  By Nnimmo Bassey & Sheila Berry Source: The Ecologist If you have ever wondered about what is blocking action against climate change, consider this. …

The Hague Rules Against Chevron in Ecuador Case

Source: ChevronToxico The international court ruled in favor of Ecuador in its case against the U.S. oil giant for causing one of the world’s greatest environmental disasters. The International Court of Justice …

Summer School on Degrowth and Environmental Justice

ICTA UAB has the pleasure of inviting you to the second edition of the summer school on degrowth offered by ICTA¬†and Research & Degrowth, this year with environmental justice as …

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