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Environmental justice and Chinese dam-building in the global South

By Giuseppina Siciliano, Daniela Del Bene, Arnim Scheidel, Juan Liu, Frauke Urban. AbstractChinese investments in large hydropower dams have rapidly increased all over the world in the last 20 years. …

Dam violence against environmental defenders

By Daniela del Bene.“Large hydro is a very big part of the solution. I fundamentally believe we have to be involved,” Rachel Kyte of the World Bank has stated. Big dams are …

Save the date: Stay Grounded Conference 12-14th of July 2019 in Barcelona

By Katharina Wiese. The aviation industry is the most climate-harming mode of transport. The total global warming impact of each flight is thought to be around twice as high as only …

Hydropower and Ecological Conflicts. From resistance to transformations

By: Daniela Del Bene.Supervisors: Prof. Joan Martínez Alier, Dr. Beatriz Rodríguez Labajos. Tutor: Prof. Louis LemkowAbstract Hydropower is undergoing a new construction boom globally and is increasingly promoted as a …

Social metabolism, cost-shifting and conflicts. The struggles and services of informal waste recyclers in India

By: Federico Demaria. Supervisors: Dr. Giorgos Kallis, Dr. Joan Martinez Alier, Dr. Giuseppe Munda AbstractThis thesis contributes to our understanding of social metabolism, and more precisely waste in social metabolism. …

Cambios en el metabolismo social y la generación de conflictos socioambientales en el Perú

By: Neyra Soupplet, RaquelSupervisors: Bergua Amores, Jose Angel (dir.), Martìnez Alier, Joan (dir.) Abstract Los numerosos conflictos socio ambientales que vive el Perú son particularmente sangrientos y violentos. Para …


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