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Local referendums on mining: the Kañaris in Peru

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By Joan Martinez-Alier. Latin America has turned to local referendums in mining conflicts. The precursors include Tambogrande in northern Peru, and Esquel in Patagonia in Argentina a little over ten …

Carbon markets: the sound of air escaping

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By Nick Meynen. Carbon markets do not reduce greenhouse gas emissions, have worked as a subsidy system for polluters, increase social and environmental conflicts, are a playground for fraudulent networks and …

Ejolt partner Accion Ecologica wins Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen Prize

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By: Vaaruni Eashwar (TERI)/New Delhi, India, December 2012 Indian think tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) recently announced the winners of the first-ever Georgescu-Roegen Awards for ‘Unconventional Thinking’ and ‘Bioeconomic …

GMO potato fight sparks hot debate in Belgium

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By Nick Meynen.  On May 29, 2011, some 400 mothers with children, biological farmers, environmentalists and scientists gathered around a GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) potato field. In a symbolic and announced public …

The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money

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As EU carbon emissions permits drop to a record low price of under 6 euros a ton with no hope of recovery, many wonder why EU policymakers are trying to …

Idle no More! Tar Sands no More! Harper no More!

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by Leah Temper. The Harper government almost got away with it… The Conservative government in Canada, in power since 2006, has done everything to clear the way for further development of the …

STEFANIA BARCA: The Environment and the Working Class

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“Environmentalism is a luxury hobby for affluent people with jobs”. That’s a pretty common statement you’ll find in North and South alike. Too often, the struggle for environmental justice has …

Geoengineering conflicts: the ETC map

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Joan Martinez-Alier. When we wrote the EJOLT project three years ago, we selected a wide range of environmental justice conflicts: from extraction to waste and from nuclear to biomass. But we …

The face of EJOLT

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    Who’s behind this EJOLT project? In an effort to start 2013 as transparent as possible, we captured the EJOLT project in a few sets of pictures. On our flickr page …

EJOLT’s 2012 review & 2013 preview

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First the facts: six reports, three videos, three briefings, thirteen podcasts and a 568p handbook. 2012 has been a productive year, but EJOLT is much more than a large EU …

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