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Food Banks: Canned Justice or Fuel For activism

By Aaron Vansintjan. Philippe* is the truck driver of a food bank in Montréal, Canada. Twice a week he drives to the headquarters of Moisson Montréal, the largest food bank …

PROGRAM of hearing and EJOLT conference

Opportunities for European policy makers towards Environmental Justice2-3 March 2015 – Brussels REGISTER HERE. HEARING ON “ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE” 2 March 2015, 12:30-15:30Venue: European Parliament Room A1G-2, Bât. Altiero Spinelli, 60 rue Wiertz, …

The Gezi Park Resistance from an Environmental Justice and Social Metabolism Perspective

By Begüm Özkaynak, Cem İskender Aydιn, Pιnar Ertör-Akyazι & Irmak Ertör. Abstract The Gezi Park demonstrations that took place from June 2013 onwards across Turkey generated widespread interest and coverage. The lack …

Soma, Ermenek, Yirca: Can Anti-Coal Activists Defend Coal Miners and Olive Farmers?

By Ethemcan Turhan. The coal-mining town of Soma in the western Aegean region of Turkey hardly made headlines until last May. A mining disaster that took the lives of 301 …

The concept of “ecological debt” and its value for environmental justice

EJOLT’s latest report is about the value of the ecological debt concept to struggles for environmental justice. “Ecological debt. History, meaning and relevance for environmental justice” can be downloaded here. …

Opportunities for European policy makers towards Environmental Justice

REGISTRATION is now OPEN for the final events of the EJOLT project on 2 and 3 March: a PUBLIC HEARING in the European Parliament, a CONFERENCE in the European Economic …

Reversing the arrow of arrears: The concept of “ecological debt” and its value for environmental justice

By Rikard Warlenius, Gregory Pierce and Vasna Ramasar AbstractThe ecological debt concept emerged in the early 1990s from within social movements driven by rising environmental awareness, emerging Western consciousness of responsibility …

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 …

Economic systems and environmental justice

By Martin Söderberg. Achieving Environmental Justice: a cross-national analysis (Policy Press, Bristol, 2014) is a new book by Karen Bell about the transition to a sustainable society. It contains case studies …

Fighting Environmental Crime

By Nick Meynen. Over 60 experts working in the field of fighting environmental crimes gathered in Brussels on 3 November for a dialogue with policymakers, police and prosecutors from Europe and …

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