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Geoengineering conflicts: the ETC map

Joan Martinez-Alier. When we wrote the EJOLT project three years ago, we selected a wide range of environmental justice conflicts: from extraction to waste and from nuclear to biomass. But we …

Value incommensurability

Values are often incommensurable. This simply means that they cannot be measured in the same units. The environment is often a site of conflict between competing values and interests represented …

EJOLT Report 5: Issues in the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity

The Nagoya Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biodiversity in October 2010 had the economics of biodiversity as one of its core topics. Some weeks before the meeting, …

Issues in the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity

Ejolt Report 5: Issues in the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity EJOLT Report 5 (High resolution)¬†for printing. Abstract After 1992 many conservation biologists thought that the use of economic instruments would be more …