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The many faces of land grabbing. Cases from Africa and Latin America

Ejolt report 10: The many faces of land grabbing. Cases from Africa and Latin America. The report can be downloaded¬†here. Abstract The two big global crises that erupted in 2008 ‚Äď the world …

The god of the mountain and Godavarman: Net Present Value, indigenous territorial rights and sacredness in a bauxite mining conflict in India

By Leah Temper and Joan Martinez-Alier Abstract: This article provides an environmental and institutional history of the highly politicized and contested process of setting a Net Present Value (NPV) for forests …

Between activism and science: grassroots concepts for sustainability coined by Environmental Justice Organizations

By Joan Martinez-Alier et al. Abstract In their own battles and strategy meetings since the early 1980s, EJOs (environmental justice organizations) and their networks have introduced several concepts to political ecology …

The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity: Recent instances for debate

By Beatriz Rodr√≠guez‚ÄźLabajos and Joan Martinez-Alier Abstract After 1992 many conservation biologists thought that the use of economic instruments would be more effective to halt biodiversity loss than policies based on setting …

The SpOILed Industry. Environmental Justice strategies in the world of oil.

Chevron in Ecuador and Shell in Nigeria: Transnational Corporations, particularly¬†those in the oil sector, operate around the world and are responsible for some of the most¬†serious¬†environmental damages,¬†but yet they seem …

Digging for dirty oil. Reviewing corporate oil liabilities and EJO legal strategies for environmental justice.

In 2012, an average of 89 million barrels of oil were consumed every day, 30 percent more than in 1992, producing 14.11 billion tonnes of carbon emissions.¬†With the progressive decline …

Digging deep Corporate Liability. Environmental Justice strategies in the world of oil.

Ejolt report 9:¬†Digging¬† deep corporate liability.¬†Environmental Justice strategies in the world of oil. The low resolution report can be downloaded¬†here. The high resolution report can be downloaded¬†here. Abstract The impacts provoked by the expanding …

Online course: Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice

¬†What past students have said: ‚ÄúBrilliant course for people working in NGOs wishing to understand the basic concepts of ecological economics. The methods and tool introduced through case studies, …