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Ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability: an overview and conceptual framework

Can ecological distribution conflicts turn into forces for sustainability? A new paper from Arnim Scheidel, Leah Temper, Federico Demaria and Joan Martínez-Alier addresses in a systematic conceptual manner the question of why, through whom, …

Ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability: an overview and conceptual framework

By Arnim Scheidel, Leah Temper, Federico Demaria, Joan Martínez-AlierAbstractCan ecological distribution conflicts turn into forces for sustainability? This overview paper addresses in a systematic conceptual manner the question of why, through whom, how, and …

Environment, Pollution and Health – is China different?

By Mariko Karlsson. If “cancer villages” and pollution related deaths are common in China, it’s not due to ignorance – but due to the lack of power. Political ecologists at …

Ecological distribution conflicts and sustainability: lessons from the post-socialist European semi-periphery

By Jovanka ŠpirićAbstractUnderstanding how ecological distribution conflicts (EDCs) have changed through the transition from socialism to capitalism in the European semi-periphery can provide valuable lessons for global efforts towards sustainability. This …

Trends in social metabolism and environmental conflicts in four Andean countries from 1970 to 2013

By Mario Pérez-Rincón, Julieth Vargas-Morales, Zulma Crespo-MarínAbstractIn the global map of environmental injustices (http://www.ejatlas.com), the Andean countries (AC) report many ecological distribution conflicts. Our hypothesis is that the patterns of such conflicts are …


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