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Decarbonizing the South. Space, justice and politics at the renewable energy frontiers – Doctoral Thesis

Date: February 2021 By Avila Calero, Sof√≠a Mart√≠nez Alier, Joan, dir.Sorman, Alevgul H., dir.Gamboa Jim√©nez, Gonzalo, dir.Kallis, Giorgos, dir. Abstract Renewable energies are expanding globally due to the increasing concerns over anthropogenic climate change and …

Resistance as governance: Transformative strategies forged on the frontlines of extractivism in Canada

By Jen Gobby, Leah Temper, Matthew Burket and Nicolas von Ellenrieder. From the journal The Extractive Industries and Society, 2021. Article based on the analysis of cases from the EJAtlas. Abstract Attempts in Canada …

Hydropower and Ecological Conflicts. From resistance to transformations

By: Daniela Del Bene.Supervisors: Prof. Joan Mart√≠nez Alier, Dr. Beatriz Rodr√≠guez Labajos. Tutor: Prof. Louis LemkowAbstract Hydropower is undergoing a new construction boom globally and is increasingly promoted as a …

Social metabolism, cost-shifting and conflicts. The struggles and services of informal waste recyclers in India

By: Federico Demaria. Supervisors: Dr. Giorgos Kallis, Dr. Joan Martinez Alier, Dr. Giuseppe Munda AbstractThis thesis contributes to our understanding of social metabolism, and more precisely waste in social metabolism. …

Cambios en el metabolismo social y la generaci√≥n de conflictos socioambientales en el Per√ļ

By: Neyra Soupplet, RaquelSupervisors: Bergua Amores, Jose Angel (dir.), Mart√¨nez Alier, Joan (dir.) Abstract Los numerosos conflictos socio ambientales que vive el Per√ļ son particularmente sangrientos y violentos. Para …


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