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Ecological debt. History, meaning and relevance for environmental justice

EJOLT Report 18: Ecological debt. History, meaning and relevance for environmental justice The report can be downloaded here Abstract The ecological debt concept emerged in the early 1990s from within social movements driven …

A legal guide for communities seeking environmental justice

How can Environmental Justice Organisations (EJOs), local communities or citizens make justice happen? What are the rules, tools and opportunities to fight back against environmental injustice? A legal guide for communities …

A legal guide for communities seeking environmental justice

EJOLT report 17: A legal guide for communities seeking environmental justice The report can be downloaded here. The annex/online library is here. The executive summary is here. Abstract The endless increase of environmental injustice in …

Unveiling uranium and nuclear power myths

[BRUSSELS 19 November 2014]¬†Two new reports expose the various myths used to hide the real impacts of uranium mining and to push for a nuclear renaissance in Europe. An international …

Uranium mining. Unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry

Using nuclear power requires the mining of uranium: one of the most polluting activities of the nuclear fuel cycle. Yet the impacts of uranium mining on health and environment are …

Expanding Nuclear Power Generation in Eastern Europe

Myth: The nuclear industry claims that nuclear energy is clean, reliable and cheap. Since climate change became an issue of public debate, it is also said to be climate friendly …

Uranium mining, unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry

Ejolt report 15:¬†Uranium mining, unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry The report can be downloaded here. The policy briefing is here. Abstract Uranium mining and milling comprise the first phase of the nuclear …

Expanded nuclear power capacity in Europe, impact of uranium mining and alternatives

Ejolt report 12: Expanded nuclear power capacity in Europe, impact of uranium mining and alternatives The report can be downloaded¬†here. The policy briefing is here. Abstract The nuclear industry has recently undergone what the …

When to count the damage? Economic tools for evaluating liabilities in environmental justice struggles

[BRUSSELS, 20 October 2014] MEDIA RELEASE. The health and environmental implications of fossil fuel exploitation, nuclear waste or mining-related pollution are some of the more well-known effects of the increasing energy …

Use economic tools effectively for evaluating liabilities in environmental justice struggles

The health and environmental damages of fossil fuel exploitation (e.g., oil spills), nuclear waste and radiation, and mining-related pollution represent some of the most well-known effects of the increasing energy …