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Tag: Environmental Justice Atlas (EJATLAS)

Joan Martínez Alier keynote lecture on the 2022 Balzan Prizewinners Announcement

On the occasion of the 2022 Balzan Prizewinners Announcement, Joan Martínez Alier, 2020 Balzan Prize winner for “Environmental Challenges: Responses from the Social Sciences and the Humanities”, gave a keynote …

Reply to Orihuela et al’s “Extractivism of the poor”

By J. Martinez-Alier, R. Neyra & M.A. Pérez Rincón Available now at The Extractive Industries and Society Journal https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101065 Abstract According to the EJAtlas, of 97 environmental conflicts in Peru, 20 are deemed as …

New: “Realities beyond reporting: women environmental defenders in South Africa”

Author: Dalena Tran Read now the new research article of Dalena Tran about women environmental defenders in South Africa. Now available on the Journal of Feminist Media Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2022.2045335 ABSTRACT Women environmental defenders …

A century of Italian dams: did they serve environmental justice?

New research unpacks the sustainability disclosures of the Italian construction company WeBuild (formerly Salini Impregilo) Picture | The Gibe III dam, Ethiopia. Credits:  © Fausto Podavini, ‘Omo Change’ project ‘We build value’. …

NEW: “The role of working-class communities and the slow violence of toxic pollution in environmental health conflicts: A global perspective”

By Grettel Navas, Giacomo D’Alisa and Joan Martínez-Alier Available here or at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2022.102474 Abstract Analysing a sample of 3,033 environmental conflicts around the globe, we compared conflicts reporting no human health impacts to …

Environmental justice and corporate social irresponsibility: the case of the mining company Vale S.A.

By Beatriz Macchione Saes, Daniela Del Bene, Raquel Neyra, Lucrecia Wagner and Joan Martínez-Alier. Available to read here. OR https://doi.org/10.1590/1809-4422asoc20210014vu2021L4ID Abstract After the Vale’s tailings dam failure in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais) in …

Mapping the Mining Impacts of the Energy Transition: Communities Speak Out

Global launch of a new interactive map November 23, 20211pm San Francisco/Vancouver | 4pm Montreal | 6pm Santiago/Buenos AiresFree registration | Facebook  Affected communities, researchers, and international civil society organizations collaborate to launch a new Environmental Justice Atlas Interactive …

Research Article: “Circularity, entropy, ecological conflicts and LFFU”

By Joan Martinez-Alier (ICTA-UAB) Recently published research article – Available at Taylor & Francis Online Abstract The economy is not circular, it is increasingly entropic. Energy from the photosynthesis of the distant past, …

On thin ice – The Arctic commodity extraction frontier and environmental conflicts

Recently published research in the magazine Ecological Economics about the socio-environmental conflicts and extractive projects in the Arctic region. Authors: Ksenija Hanaček, Markus Kröger, Arnim Scheidel, Facundo Rojas and Joan Martinez-Alier Abstract This …

Research Article: Nuclear supply chain and environmental justice struggles in Soviet and Post-Soviet countries

By Ksenija Hanaček & Joan Martinez-Alier ABSTRACT This article addresses and contributes to the discussion on nuclear supply chain socio-environmental conflicts in Soviet and post-Soviet contexts by bringing it together with nuclear peripheralization …