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Environmental justice and corporate social irresponsibility: the case of the mining company Vale S.A.

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By Beatriz Macchione Saes, Daniela Del Bene, Raquel Neyra, Lucrecia Wagner and Joan Martínez-Alier. Available to read here. OR Abstract After the Vale’s tailings dam failure in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais) in …

Counter-reporting Sustainability from the Bottom up: the Case of the Construction Company WeBuild and Dam-related Conflicts

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By Antonio Bontempi, Daniela Del Bene & Louisa Jane Di Felice.  Available at the Journal of Business Ethics (2021) Abstract Controversies around large-scale development projects offer many cases and insights which may be analyzed through the lenses …

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 …