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Castilla Thermal Power Station, Chile

Introduction Copiapo, in the Atacama Region, northern Chile, has approximately 150,000 habitants and a diverse economy where the main economic activity comes from the mining industry, particularly for copper. The second …

Towards environmental justice success in mining resistances

EJOLT Report 14: Towards environmental justice success in mining resistances:  An empirical investigation The report can be downloaded here Abstract This report sets out to provide evidence-based support for successful environmental justice (EJ) …

Evaluation of nuclear legislation. The issue of rehabilitation of uranium mine sites in Namibia

EJOLT Report 22: Evaluation of Nuclear Legislation: The issue of rehabilitation of uranium mine sites in Namibia The report can be downloaded here Abstract This document deals with the still unsolved issue of …

Patterns of global biomass trade

EJOLT Report 20: Patterns of global biomass trade The report can be downloaded here Abstract In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, global trade in agricultural products grew more than three times …

Global Atlas of Environmental Justice re-launches website tracking ecological conflicts globally

New platform integrates geo-spatial data to present conflicts in context and expands its coverage The EJOLT project launches today a new phase of the Global Atlas of Environmental Justice, an interactive …

Eco-efficiency

The concept of eco-efficiency was first introduced by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD www.wbcsd.org) in the book ‘Changing Course’, published in the process of preparation for participation …

Resilience

Resilience may be defined as the capacity of a system to absorb disturbance and reorganize while undergoing change, so as to still retain essentially the same function, structure, identity and …

Yasuní – To Yasunize

Yasuní, a national park located in the Ecuadorean Amazon, has been declared a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO. Scientists from all over the world have recognised Yasuní as the zone …

Transaction Costs

In economics, a transaction cost is a cost incurred in making an economic exchange. For example, when buying a good, the cost paid integrates not only the price of the …

Sustainable consumption

Sustainable consumption is an umbrella term that brings together a number of key issues, such as improving efficiency, minimising waste, taking a lifecycle perspective but also taking into account the …

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