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New scientific insights on ecologically unequal trade

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By Nick Meynen. A new light is shining on the old problem of a global economic system that creates regional environmental imbalances. Ecological economists identified and analysed the asymmetric flows of …

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Call for Proposals: Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene

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Symposium, 24-25 April 2017, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA Proposal deadline: November 1, 2016 Environmental justice is a central component of sustainability politics during the Anthropocene – …

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Joan Martinez-Alier and James Boyce win Leontief Prize

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GDAE will award its 2017 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought to James Boyce and Joan Martinez-Alier. This year’s award, titled “Economics, Equity, and the Environment,” recognizes …

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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 …

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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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