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Uranium mining, unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry

Ejolt report 15:¬†Uranium mining, unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry The report can be downloaded here. The policy briefing is here. Abstract Uranium mining and milling comprise the first phase of the nuclear …

Expanded nuclear power capacity in Europe, impact of uranium mining and alternatives

Ejolt report 12: Expanded nuclear power capacity in Europe, impact of uranium mining and alternatives The report can be downloaded¬†here. The policy briefing is here. Abstract The nuclear industry has recently undergone what the …

When to count the damage? Economic tools for evaluating liabilities in environmental justice struggles

[BRUSSELS, 20 October 2014] MEDIA RELEASE. The health and environmental implications of fossil fuel exploitation, nuclear waste or mining-related pollution are some of the more well-known effects of the increasing energy …

Use economic tools effectively for evaluating liabilities in environmental justice struggles

The health and environmental damages of fossil fuel exploitation (e.g., oil spills), nuclear waste and radiation, and mining-related pollution represent some of the most well-known effects of the increasing energy …

Economic tools for evaluating liabilities in environmental justice struggles. The EJOLT experience

Ejolt report 16:¬†Economic¬† tools for evaluating liabilities in environmental justice struggles. The EJOLT experience The report can be downloaded¬†here. Abstract Collaboration to deploy economic evaluation tools is a recent form of interaction between …

Activism Mobilising Science

By Marta Conde. Abstract: The article sheds light on a process where unequal power relations are contested through the co-production of scientific and local knowledge. I argue that lay citizens, communities and …

Map of most influential environmental justice conflicts in the US is released this week

[BRUSSELS, 25 June 2014] The 40 most influential environmental justice conflicts in recent American history are now included in a Global Atlas of Environmental Justice. The U.S. cases were compiled …

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD)

Deforestation and associated land use changes generate on the order of 20 percent of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally each year, primarily in the form of CO2. The bulk …

Social Metabolism and Environmental Conflicts in India

By¬†Joan Martinez-Alier, Leah Temper, Federico Demaria. Abstract This paper explains the methods for counting the energy and material flows in the economy, and gives the main results of the Material Flows …

Watch a LaMCA-EJOLT movie on uranium mining in Namibia

Marta Conde, a PhD candidate at ICTA-UAB and coordinator of EJOLT‚Äôs work on nuclear energy, investigates social movements and resistance to resource extraction – with a special focus on uranium …