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Ecological debt. History, meaning and relevance for environmental justice

EJOLT Report 18: Ecological debt. History, meaning and relevance for environmental justice The report can be downloaded here Abstract The ecological debt concept emerged in the early 1990s from within social movements driven …

NEW online course from EJOLT – subscribe now

EJOLT, in collaboration with Fundación Neotrópica, a Costa Rican NGO, and UCI (Universidad para la Cooperación Internacional) is running an online course “Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice”, taught through civil …

Online course: Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice

 What past students have said: Brilliant course for people working in NGOs wishing to understand the basic concepts of ecological economics. The methods and tool introduced through case studies, …

Ecological Economics from the Ground Up

‘This book represents one serious effort by an international group of researchers, under the direction of one of the finest ecological economists of our time – Professor Joan Martínez-Alier, to …

Late lessons from early warnings: hard facts, soft conclusions

By Nick Meynen. In 2001, the European Environment Agency (EEA) launched a groundbreaking report: ‘Late lessons from early warnings. The Precautionary Principle 1896-2000’. It spanned a wide range of environmental problems, …

Ecological Economics

Broad definition Ecological economics has been compared to human ecology (Martinez-Alier, 1998), which instead of resorting to a single unit of account – money – includes the biophysical aspects of economic …

NEW ONLINE COURSE: “Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice”

EJOLT is running an online course “Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice”, taught through civil society organisation (CSO) case studies across a broad range of topics with a particular focus on …

Socio-ecological transitions and ecological justice

By Joan Martinez-Alier. Twenty years after Rio, the victories of Sustainable Development and, now, the Green Economy, are more noticeable in the field of rhetoric than in reality. The indicators as …

NEW BOOK: Ecological Economics from the Ground Up

EJOLT follows from a previous FP7 project called CEECEC and this book is one of the results of that 2 year long effort by 8 CSOs and 6 universities. This …