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Global patterns of metal extractivism, 1950–2010: Providing the bones for the industrial society’s skeleton

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By Anke Schaffartzik, Andreas Mayer, Nina Eisenmenger and Fridolin Krausmann. Mining operations have high social and environmental impact potential, and the increasing extraction and use of metals is likely to fuel …

Mapping hydro schizophrenia and people’s resistance in the Indian Himalaya

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By Daniela Del Bene. Do you remember the dramatic floods in the Western Indian Himalayas back in 2012? We blogged about the Uttarakhand disaster and about the thousands of victims, while …

Book Review: Ecological Economics from the Ground Up

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Helen Scharber, School of Critical Social Inquiry, Hampshire College, USA As its title intimates, Ecological Economics from the Ground Up starts with case studies of environmental justice activist struggles, mostly from …