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Why the degrowth debate is growing

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By Nick Meynen.Ten years ago only a few professors and some activists used the word “degrowth” as alternative to the neoliberal model of perpetual economic growth. Today, “degrowth economics” is …

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Degrowth and the Global Movement for Environmental Justice

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By Antonio Cerrillo, translated by Nick Meynen. Published at The Ecologist on 22 Aug. With the 5th International Degrowth Conference taking place next week Spanish Ecologists Professor Joan Martinez Alier and Federico …

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Budapest degrowth conference and degrowth week

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By Nick Meynen. The term Degrowth has emerged over the last 10 years. This “bomb word” has been used to inspire in-depth debates on whether infinite growth in a finite world is …

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Pilot call for collaborative political ecology cartography

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[Español abajo] Small sub-contracts scheme to use mapping tools for Environmental Justice related campaigns Presentation deadline: August 31th, 2016 (Sunday) Resolution: September 12, 2016. This call is intended to foster collaborations between activists (NGOs, …

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Transforming knowledge creation for environmental and epistemic justice;

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EJAtlas co- director Leah Temper and EJAtlas coordinator Daniela Del Bene look back to several years of activist-academic collaboration on environmental justice research. The resulting article was published in Current Opinion …


ICTA is hiring 5 researchers for a follow-up on the EJOLT project

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The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) offers 3 Doctoral and 2 Postdoctoral Positions within the ERC Advanced Grant – EnvJustice Project (2016-21), …

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Belgian action groups win epic highway battle

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By Nick Meynen. After 20 years of struggle, three action groups in Belgium’s second city who resist the Ring Road highway extension to a 27 lane monster scored a major breakthrough …

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Chevron’s atrocities mapped

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By Nick Meynen. Saturday 21 May is the 3rd international day of action against Chevron. At this occasion, a new map with 30 conflicts between Chevron and different communities all over …


The El Niño message: break free from fossil fuels

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By Nick Meynen. El Niño translates to ‘the boy‘ and in his case, the child is unwanted. El Niño is a periodic climate phenomenon that occurs when a vast pool of …


Buddhist monk killed in resistance to dam project in India

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By Joan Martinez-Alier. Public protests against the construction of dams in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh in North East India have been going on for some years. In the whole …

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