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How the environmental justice movement transforms our world

It had cost them 22 years of resistance, 100 days of street mobilisation and 13 deaths from police fire. But on 28 May, a very controversial copper plant in India …

Greenpeace declares victory as Belgian bank KBC ends its coal investments

On Thursday, the entrance to the headquarters of KBC bank in Brussels was taken by environmental activists concerned about the financial and climatic risks of coal investments in the Czech …

The Global Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas): ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability

By Leah Temper, Federico Demaria, Arnim Scheidel, Daniela Del Bene, Joan Martinez-Alier IntroductionThe environmental movement may be “the most comprehensive and influential movement of our time” (Castells 1997: 67), representing for the ‘post-industrial’ age what the …

More dams, more violence? A global analysis on resistances and repression around conflictive dams through co-produced knowledge

By Daniela Del Bene, Arnim Scheider, Leah Temper  Abstract  The present article analyses a unique database of 220 dam-related environmental conflicts, retrieved from the Global Atlas on Environmental Justice (EJAtlas), and based on …

Violence in environmental conflicts: the need for a multidimensional approach

By Grettel Navas, Sara Mingorria, Bernardo Aguilar-González.  AbstractAlthough studies on environmental conflicts have engaged with the subject of violence, a multidimensional approach has been lacking. Using data from 95 environmental conflicts in Central …

Environmental justice and the expanding geography of wind power conflicts

By Sofia Avila. Abstract  Wind power is expanding globally. Simultaneously, a growing number of conflicts against large-scale wind farms are emerging in multiple locations around the world. As these processes occur, …


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