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Evaluation of nuclear legislation. The issue of rehabilitation of uranium mine sites in Namibia

EJOLT Report 22: Evaluation of Nuclear Legislation: The issue of rehabilitation of uranium mine sites in Namibia The report can be downloaded here Abstract This document deals with the still unsolved issue of …

Patterns of global biomass trade

EJOLT Report 20: Patterns of global biomass trade The report can be downloaded here Abstract In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, global trade in agricultural products grew more than three times …

Global Atlas of Environmental Justice re-launches website tracking ecological conflicts globally

New platform integrates geo-spatial data to present conflicts in context and expands its coverage The EJOLT project launches today a new phase of the Global Atlas of Environmental Justice, an interactive …

Eco-efficiency

The concept of eco-efficiency was first introduced by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD www.wbcsd.org) in the book ‚ÄėChanging Course‚Äô, published in the process of preparation for participation …

Resilience

Resilience may be defined as the capacity of a system to absorb disturbance and reorganize while undergoing change, so as to still retain essentially the same function, structure, identity and …

Yasuní РTo Yasunize

Yasun√≠, a national park located in the Ecuadorean Amazon, has been declared a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO. Scientists from all over the world have recognised Yasun√≠ as the zone …

Transaction Costs

In economics, a transaction cost is a cost incurred in making an economic exchange. For example, when buying a good, the cost paid integrates not only the price of the …

Sustainable consumption

Sustainable consumption is an umbrella term that brings together a number of key issues, such as improving efficiency, minimising waste, taking a lifecycle perspective but also taking into account the …

Social Multi-Criteria Evaluation (SMCE)

Like other evaluation processes, multi-criteria assessment (MCA) needs to deal with different value systems when facing a real problem of social choice. One possible way of dealing with the subjectivity …

Precautionary principle

Human life is full of risks which we have to deal with. Science and technology can help in diminishing some risks of nature, as it is the case, for example, …

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