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Alf Hornborg: ecolog. unequal exchange

In this 2th part of his talk with Firoze Manji, Alf talks about the ‘fetisjization’ of technology while also explaining why he makes exceptions to his fundamental technology critique for …

Alf Hornborg: land vs. money valuation

Professor Alf Hornborg is best known for his understanding on the concept of ‘ecological unequal exchange’. He talks on alternative value measurements compared to paper money. “When the UK, in …

Opportunity cost

Opportunity cost is a key concept in economics (Buchanan, 1987; Crowards, 1998). The opportunity cost is the net benefit forgone, because the resource providing the service can no longer be …

Godwin Ojo on “keep oil in the soil”

Godwin Ojo (Nigeria) will guide you from the slogan “keep oil in the soil” to the alternatives proposed and the ways to achieve a post-oil economy. Debates on biomass and …

Nnimmo Bassey on green economy (2)

Nnimmo Bassey (Nigeria) will guide you through the seductive ‘green economy’ and explain how the way it is currently promoted by UN agencies such as UNEP is rather giving a …

Nnimmo Bassey on green economy (1)

Nnimmo Bassey (Nigeria) will guide you through the seductive ‘green economy’ and explain how the way it is currently promoted by UN agencies such as UNEP is rather giving a …

Shipbreaking: European waste disposal causing conflicts. Case study from India shows shipbreaking is toxic waste disposal

Shipbreaking in Alang-Sosiya¬†(India), the world‚Äôs largest¬†shipbreaking yard, causes¬†waste disposal conflicts.¬†The European Commission’s proposal¬†for a ship recycling regulation launched¬†in March 2012 serves to illustrate that¬†the EU wants to avoid such conflicts.¬†However, …

EJOLT policy briefing on Tree Plantations

From 15 million hectares¬†around 1990 to 60+ million¬†hectares in 2010.¬†The explosion of industrial tree¬†plantations (ITPs) in the South is vast¬†and goes much faster than in the North. Cheap land and …

Podcast One: EJOLT introduction

This first podcast serves to introduce the EJOLT project in less than 2 minutes

An overview of industrial tree plantations in the global South. Conflicts, trends and resistance struggles

Ejolt Report 3:¬†An overview of industrial tree plantations in the global South. Conflicts, trends and resistance struggles ENGLISH¬†EJOLT Report 3 (Low resolution)¬†for online viewing. ENGLISH¬†EJOLT Report 3 (High resolution)¬†for printing. SPANISH¬†EJOLT Report 3 …

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