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A global environmental justice movement: mapping ecological distribution conflicts

By Joan Mart√≠nez-Alier (Universitat Aut√≤noma de Barcelona)AbstractAbstract: The industrial economy is not circular, it is entropic, therefore requiring new supplies of energy and materials extracted from the ‚Äúcommodity frontiers‚ÄĚ, and …

Environmental conflicts and defenders: A global overview

By Arnim Scheidel, Daniela Del Bene, Juan Liu, Grettel Navas, Sara Mingorr√≠a, Federico Demaria, Sof√≠a Avila, Brototi Roy, Irmak Ert√∂r, Leah Temper, Joan Mart√≠nez-AlierAbstract.Recent research and policies recognize the importance …

Environmental justice and the SDGs: from synergies to gaps and contradictions

 By Mary Menton, Carlos Larrea, Sara Latorre, Joan Martinez-Alier, Mika Peck, Leah Temper & Mariana Walter. AbstractThrough their synergies, trade-offs, and contradictions, the sustainable development goals (SDGs) have the potential …

Learning and Teaching Through the Online Environmental Justice Atlas: From Empowering Activists to Motivating Students

By Mariana Walter, Lena Weber, Leah Temper. AbstractIn this paper we examined how the Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas),1 an online platform that was initially developed to make visible and systematize …

‚ÄúGarbage is Gold‚ÄĚ: Waste-based Commodity Frontiers, Modes of Valorization and Ecological Distribution Conflicts

By Seth Schindler and Federico Demaria Abstract Waste is increasingly viewed as a resource rather than an externality. However, new waste management regimes must be introduced in order for value to be …

Ecological economics and degrowth: Proposing a future research agenda from the margins

By Ksenija¬†Hanańćek,¬†Brototi¬†Roy,¬†Sofia¬†Avila,¬†Giorgos¬†Kallis Abstract Research by ecological economists on degrowth is a flourishing field. Existing research has focused on limits to (green) growth and on economic alternatives for prospering without growth. Future research, …

The meaning of poverty matters: Trade-offs in poverty reduction programmes

By Gonzalo Gamboa,¬†Sara Mingorr√≠a¬†and¬†Arnim Scheidel Abstract Poverty has many different dimensions, yet few poverty reduction policies take an integrated approach to multidimensional poverty. Many continue to focus predominantly on income and employment …

Environmental Conflicts Related to Urban Expansion Involving Agrarian Communities in Central Mexico

By Victoria Ruiz Rinc√≥n,¬†Joan Mart√≠nez-Aliera¬†and¬†Sara Mingorria Abstract Rural territories and cultures have been increasingly sacrificed through depopulation, invasion by infrastructure, and the presence of industries which are incompatible with agriculture. Meanwhile, the …

Eco-Imperial Relations: The Roots of Dispossessive and Unequal Accumulation

By¬†Gustavo¬†A.¬†Garc√≠a L√≥pez,¬†Grettel¬†NavasIntroductionOver the last decades, ‚Äúimperialism‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúenvironment‚ÄĚ have become closely linked concepts (Arnold 2015). Traditionally, scholars of empire had tended to ignore environmental issues (Arnold 2015; Foster and Clark …

Crisis, liminality and the decolonization of the social imaginary

By Angelos VarvarousisAbstractThe decolonization of the social imaginary has been proposed as an important dimension of the transition towards a degrowth society. However, although omnipresent in the degrowth literature, the …

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