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Tag: Socio-Environmental Conflicts

‘We have a right to breathe clean air’: the emerging environmental justice movement against waste incineration in cement kilns in Spain

By Amaranta Herrero and Mariel VilellaAbstractWaste is increasingly being used as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels in cement kilns worldwide. This has led to the emergence of socio-environmental conflicts in many …

Contesting energy transitions: wind power and conflicts in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

By Sofia Avila-Calero, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Catalonia, SpainAbstractThis article studies the expansion of large-scale wind energy projects on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Mexico) and local socio-environmental conflicts that have emerged …

The global biomass robbery

Palm oil is a booming business. While also used for cooking and in processed foods, over half of all palm oil produced now goes into soaps, cosmetics, biodiesel and other …

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 …