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Tag: Environmental Justice Atlas (EJATLAS)

Reply to Orihuela et al’s “Extractivism of the poor”

By J. Martinez-Alier, R. Neyra & M.A. Pérez Rincón Available now at The Extractive Industries and Society Journal https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101065 Abstract According to the EJAtlas, of 97 environmental conflicts in Peru, 20 are deemed as …

New: “Realities beyond reporting: women environmental defenders in South Africa”

Author: Dalena Tran Read now the new research article of Dalena Tran about women environmental defenders in South Africa. Now available on the Journal of Feminist Media Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2022.2045335 ABSTRACT Women environmental defenders …

A century of Italian dams: did they serve environmental justice?

New research unpacks the sustainability disclosures of the Italian construction company WeBuild (formerly Salini Impregilo) Picture | The Gibe III dam, Ethiopia. Credits:  © Fausto Podavini, ‘Omo Change’ project ‘We build value’. …

NEW: “The role of working-class communities and the slow violence of toxic pollution in environmental health conflicts: A global perspective”

By Grettel Navas, Giacomo D’Alisa and Joan Martínez-Alier Available here or at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2022.102474 Abstract Analysing a sample of 3,033 environmental conflicts around the globe, we compared conflicts reporting no human health impacts to …

Environmental justice and corporate social irresponsibility: the case of the mining company Vale S.A.

By Beatriz Macchione Saes, Daniela Del Bene, Raquel Neyra, Lucrecia Wagner and Joan Martínez-Alier. Available to read here. OR https://doi.org/10.1590/1809-4422asoc20210014vu2021L4ID Abstract After the Vale’s tailings dam failure in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais) in …

Mapping the Mining Impacts of the Energy Transition: Communities Speak Out

Global launch of a new interactive map November 23, 20211pm San Francisco/Vancouver | 4pm Montreal | 6pm Santiago/Buenos AiresFree registration | Facebook  Affected communities, researchers, and international civil society organizations collaborate to launch a new Environmental Justice Atlas Interactive …

Research Article: “Circularity, entropy, ecological conflicts and LFFU”

By Joan Martinez-Alier (ICTA-UAB) Recently published research article – Available at Taylor & Francis Online Abstract The economy is not circular, it is increasingly entropic. Energy from the photosynthesis of the distant past, …

On thin ice – The Arctic commodity extraction frontier and environmental conflicts

Recently published research in the magazine Ecological Economics about the socio-environmental conflicts and extractive projects in the Arctic region. Authors: Ksenija Hanaček, Markus Kröger, Arnim Scheidel, Facundo Rojas and Joan Martinez-Alier Abstract This …

Research Article: Nuclear supply chain and environmental justice struggles in Soviet and Post-Soviet countries

By Ksenija Hanaček & Joan Martinez-Alier ABSTRACT This article addresses and contributes to the discussion on nuclear supply chain socio-environmental conflicts in Soviet and post-Soviet contexts by bringing it together with nuclear peripheralization …

New article: A comparative study of women environmental defenders’ antiviolent success strategies

by Dalena Tran from Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). Abstract This research advances knowledge on the understudied topics of violence against women and their …