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Large Useless Imposed Projects

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By Daniela Del Bene and Nick Meynen. The Third European Forum against Unnecessary Imposed Mega Projects will soon take place in Stuttgart, from 25th to 29th July. After the first two …

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NORWICH DECLARATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE:

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Money Can’t Buy Environmental Justice THIS DECLARATION EMERGED FROM A WORKSHOP HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA IN NORWICH, ENGLAND ON JUNE 20-22, 2013, ON GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE. WE, AN INTERNATIONAL …

Water justice: the first successful European Citizen’s Initiative

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By Nick Meynen. A petition calling for water justice has been accepted as the first European Citizen Initiative. A European citizens’ initiative is an invitation to the European Commission to propose …

Vacancy at ICTA in field of political ecology

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We are offering a post-doc fellowship on the field of political ecology at ICTA, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). Please, distribute the call to your colleagues. The European Network for …

Social Environmental Conflicts in Mexico. Nobody is Exempt

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By Isabel Cárdenas* “Conflictos socioambientales y alternativas de la sociedad civil”, presents an excellent overview of socio-environmental conflicts in Mexico. The multidimensional analysis of asymmetrical power relations includes a chapter by Fernanda …

Call for papers for a Special Issue on “mining conflicts and environmental justice”

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The growth in consumption and production has escalated the need for energy and raw materials, with resource use reaching exceptionally high levels worldwide. Contrary to beliefs that the economy will decouple from …

The governonsense of climate engineering

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At the environmental policy forum “The International Governance of Climate Engineering”, held by The Institute for European Studies in Brussels on June 28, opinions differed on how European policymakers should …

EJOLT’s networking and policywork

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In June, EJOLT collaborators were pursuing dissemination of research results in European policy and academic circles. This work is less mediatised, but our readers might occasionaly want to hear on …

The End of the Age of Coal

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On June 29 the world will celebrate the end of the “Age of Coal”. A global day of action will coincide with 350.org’s Global Power Shift Conference in Istanbul. Greenpeace …

Human appropriation of biomass energy doubled in the 20th century

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By Nick Meynen. How do we measure the scale of human activities compared to natural processes? As we evolved from a world almost empty of humans to a full world, that …

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