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Vacancy at ICTA in field of political ecology

We are offering a post-doc fellowship on the field of political ecology at ICTA, Universitat Aut√≤noma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). Please, distribute the call to your colleagues. The European Network for …

Call for papers for a Special Issue on “mining conflicts and environmental justice”

The¬†growth in consumption and production¬†has escalated the need for energy and raw materials, with resource use reaching exceptionally high levels worldwide. Contrary to beliefs that the economy will decouple from …

EJOLT’s networking and policywork

In June, EJOLT collaborators were pursuing dissemination of research results in European policy and academic circles. This work is less mediatised, but our readers might occasionaly want to hear on …

How to Yasunize the world: Don’t burn the Unburnable Fuels

On May 9, for the first time ever, the world‚Äôs longest-running, high-precision instrument to record atmospheric CO2 hit the 400ppm level. 275ppm was the norm before the industrial revolution. The …

Photo credit: Leah Temper

Crude Justice & Ecocide in the Niger Delta

By Leah Temper. Oil permeates our existence. From water bottles, plastics, fuels and paints to fertilizers, fabrics and solvents. Yet despite its ubiquity, the reality of the infrastructure behind oil extraction …

ERA: Twenty years of fighting environmental crimes

by Nnimmo Bassey,¬†Executive Director, ERA/FoEN (1993-2013). Nnimmo speaks at an event to mark the 20th Anniversary or EJOLT partner ERA. This is his speech: It gives me great pleasure to welcome …

Guide to Multicriteria Evaluation for Environmental Justice Organisations

Not all decision frameworks underpin environmental justice in the same way. In this methodological report, we invite policymakers and activists to apply an alternative decision making approach ‚Äď beyond the …

The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money

As EU carbon emissions permits drop to a record low price of under 6 euros a ton with no hope of recovery, many wonder why EU policymakers are trying to …

The face of EJOLT

¬†   Who‚Äôs behind this EJOLT project? In an effort to start 2013 as transparent as possible, we captured the EJOLT project in a few sets of pictures. On our flickr page …

EJOLT’s 2012 review & 2013 preview

First the facts: six reports, three videos, three briefings, thirteen podcasts and a 568p handbook. 2012 has been a productive year, but EJOLT is much more than a large EU …