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EJOLT workshop on Ecologically Unequal Exchange and Ecological Debt

The Human Ecology Division from Lund University, Sweden, invites you all to this 2-day workshop on March 27-28, 2014. If you want to participate – please let Alf Hornborg know: …

Campaign to hold criminals responsible for ecocide wraps up

By Nick Meynen On August 6 we reported on an European Citizens Initiative (ECI) to call for a law of Ecocide in the EU. End Ecocide in Europe is a grass-roots …

Electrify -and Scorch- Africa

By Amanda Blank Africa is a significant exporter of cheap energy, namely dirty fuels like gas, oil, coal, and uranium for nuclear energy. While energy is cheaply exported, the local consequences …

Patrick Bond on Climate Justice and the Ecological Debt, after the Warsaw Fiasco

By Jaisal Noor from The real news. Interview (audio) with Patrick Bond, director of the Center for Civil Society and a professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. He’s …

EJOLT workshop on Ecologically Unequal Exchange and Ecological Debt

Invitation and call for papers from the Human Ecology Division, Lund University, Sweden for a workshop on 27-28 March 2014. The Human Ecology Division, Lund University, is pleased to invite EJOLT partners …

Ecological debt

The present societal use of resources is not sustainable in the long run, mainly because the costs associated with unsustainable activities do not affect those that carry out these activities. …

Is Umicore really the most sustainable company in the world?

By Nick Meynen UMICORE is elected as the ‘most sustainable company in the world’. A Canadian magazine that claims to defend ‘clean capitalism’ has put the Belgian company at number 1 …

Rio +20: Green economy vs Ecological debt

By Rikard Warlenius The high-level UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last week was called an ”epic failure” by Greenpeace and other environmental organizations. Their disappointments are reminiscent of …

Inclusive green growth or extractive greenwashed decay

By Patrick Bond. The debate over the Green Economy rages on next month in Rio de Janeiro, at the International Society for Ecological Economics meetings, the Cupulo dos Povos alternative people’s summit, and the UN’s …

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