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• 2020

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The lens of ecological law: a look at mining

By: Carla Sbert

Containing an in-depth study of the emerging theory and core of ecological law, this book insightfully proposes a 'lens of ecological law' through which the disparity between current laws and ecological law can be assessed. The lens consists of three principles: ecocentrism, ecological primacy and ecological justice. These principles are used within the book to explore and analyse the challenge...

• 2020

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Triumph der Ungerechtigkeit: Wie wir Steueroasen und Steuerdumping beenden können

By: Catherine Olier, Gabriel Zucman, Sven Giegold

Mitschnitt der 36. Ausgabe von Europe Calling, dem europäischen Online-Diskussionsformat von Sven Giegold MdEP. Thema war am 27.2.2020: "Triumph der Ungerechtigkeit: Wie wir Steueroasen und Steuerdumping beenden können” mit Star-Ökonom und Autor Gabriel Zucman und EU-Steuerexpertin Catherine Olier. Moderation von Sven Giegold MEP. Recording of the 36th session of Europe Calling, the Europe...

• 2020

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How to beat coronavirus capitalism?

By: Astra Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Lia Rose, Naomi Klein

An online teach-in with Naomi Klein, Astra Taylor, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, with a musical performance by Lia Rose. The current crisis is laying bare the extreme injustices and inequalities of our economic and social system. We are in a battle of visions for how we’re going to respond to this crisis. We will either be catapulted backward to an even more brutal winner-takes-all system — o...

• 2020

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Coronavirus in times of climate change: a reflection

By: ASEED

"What is is that you value and want to keep? What do you have to let go of in order to stop making matters worse? What is it that we have lost in our industrial society and need to bring back?"

Scientific paper • 2019

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Mapping and Analyzing Ecological Distribution Conflicts in Andean Countries

By: Joan Martinez-Alier, Julieth Vargas-Morales, Mario Pérez-Rincón

The extractive sector is increasingly important in the GDP and export basket of the four Andean countries under study (ACs) (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia). The analysis of an updated inventory of 296 environmental conflicts in the EJAtlas for these four countries reaches the following conclusions: extractivism causes environmental conflicts related to mining, fossil fuels, hydropower and...

Scientific paper • 2019

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De-growing environmental justice: Reflections from anti-mining movements in Eastern Europe

By: Irina Velicu

While the critique to economic growth is quintessential in the degrowth scholarship, one may observe a similar focus in various environmental justice movements around the world. This is particularly visible when it comes to the increasing perception that mega-development projects are both unjust and unsustainable, threatening the survival of people and environments. In this paper, we illustra...

Scientific paper • 2019

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Overcoming the process-structure divide in conceptions of Social-Ecological Transformation: Assessing the transformative character and impact of change processes

By: Julia Tschersich, Stefanie Sievers-Glotzbach

A fundamental transformation towards sustainability in face of complex social-ecological challenges needs to initiate deep changes of those incumbent system structures that support unsustainable trajectories, while at the same time encouraging a diversity of alternative practices. A review of transformation approaches towards sustainability shows that these do not (sufficiently) link processe...

Scientific paper • 2019

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Who promotes sustainability? Five theses on the relationships between the degrowth and the environmental justice movements

By: Bengi Akbulut, Federico Demaria, Joan Martínez-Alier, Julien-François Gerber

Environmental destructions, overconsumption and overdevelopment are felt by an increasing number of people. Voices for ‘prosperity without growth’ have strengthened and environmental conflicts are on the rise worldwide. This introduction to the special issue explores the possibility of an alliance between post-growth and ecological distribution conflicts (EDCs). It argues that among the vario...

Presentation • 2018

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First North-South Conference on Degrowth-Descrecimiento, México City 2018 - Sustainable structures of living together and degrowth in the energy sector

By: Manu Mathai

This presentation outlines an approach to imagine an energy policy break from the growth status quo.

• 2018

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Why economic 'degrowth' is an ethical imperative

By: Carina Millstone

Edited excerpt from "Frugal Value: Designing Business for a Crowded Planet" by Carina Millstone

Presentation • 2018

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Klimagerechtigkeit erklärt in Leichter Sprache

By: ecapio

Was bedeutet Klimagerechtigkeit? In diesem Film erklären wir den Begriff „Klimagerechtigkeit“ in Leichter Sprache. Leichte Sprache richtet sich an Menschen, die Standardsprache nicht oder nur mit Mühe verstehen. Im Film werden die Begriffe Klimawandel, Globaler Norden, Globaler Süden und Klimagerechtigkeit leicht verständlich erklärt. Dabei skizzieren wir die Zusammenhänge zwischen Industri...

• 2018

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Smarte grüne Welt?

By: Steffen Lange, Tilman Santarius

Digitalisierung zwischen Überwachung, Konsum und Nachhaltigkeit »Alles wird sich ändern!« Dieser prophetische Ruf aus der IT-Branche ist inzwischen zur gängigen Einschätzung über die Tragweite der Digitalisierung geworden. Doch was bringt die Digitalisierung für Ökologie und Gerechtigkeit? Führt sie uns in eine smarte grüne Welt, in der alle vom technologischen Fortschritt profitieren und wi...

Scientific paper • 2017

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Future green economies and regional development: a research agenda

By: David Gibbs, Kirstie O'Neill

Future green economies and regional development: a research agenda. Regional Studies. The past 30 years have seen an explosion of interest and concern over the detrimental impacts of economic and industrial development. Despite this, the environmental agenda has not featured substantially in the regional studies literature. This paper explores a range of options for regional futures from a ‘cle...

• 2017

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Auf Kosten Anderer? - Wie die imperiale Lebensweise ein gutes Leben für alle verhindert

By: I.L.A. Kollektiv

Beschreibung des Verlags: Alle reden von Missständen und Krisen: Hier die Klima- und Rohstoffkrise, dort die sozial-politische Dauerkrise Griechenlands oder die menschenverachtende Ausbeutung in der Textilindustrie. Die Probleme sind vielen bewusst – dennoch scheint sich wenig zu ändern. Warum? Das Konzept der »Imperialen Lebensweise« erklärt, warum sich angesichts zunehmender Ungerechtigkeiten...

Interview • 2017

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Popular Epidemiology / EnvJustice Vocabulary - Grettel Navas

By: Grettel Navas

Grettel Navas, ICTA-UAB, explains the term "Popular Epidemiology" and exemplifies it with a particular case from Argentina: Mothers of Ituzaingó. Youtube-channel EnvJustice Vocabulary

Interview • 2017

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Environmental Ethics / EnvJustice Vocabulary - Catherine Larrère

By: Catherine Larrère

Catherine Larrère, Université de Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne, explains the term "Environmental Ethics" and why it ought to be instrumental to the environmental justice movement. Youtube-channel EnvJustice Vocabulary

Interview • 2017

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Water Injustice / EnvJustice Vocabulary - Rutgerd Boelens

By: Rutgerd Boelens

Rutgerd Boelens, Wageningen University, explains four layers of water injustices and how to fight against them from the political ecology perspective with a focus on water and water-related conflicts. Youtube-channel EnvJustice Vocabulary

• 2017

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The illusion of “degrowth” in a poor and unequal world

By: Branko Milanovic

Introduction to the article by the author: I have recently had Twitter and email discussions with a couple of people who are strong proponents of “degrowth”. From these exchanges I got the impression that there were unaware of just how unequal and poor (yes, poor) the world is today and what would be the trade-offs if we really were to decide to fix the volume of goods and services produced a...

Scientific paper • 2017

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The Monetized Economy Versus Care and the Environment: Degrowth Perspectives On Reconciling an Antagonism

By: Birte Strunk, Corinna Dengler

KEYWORDS: Degrowth, gender inequality, sustainability, work sharing, gender working time equality, caring economy

• 2017

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Imperiale Lebensweise

By: Markus Wissen, Ulrich Brand

Zur Ausbeutung von Mensch und Natur in Zeiten des globalen Kapitalismus Der Verlag: Haben wir die Zeiten des Imperialismus nicht längst hinter uns gelassen? Wenn man erwägt, in welchem Maße sich der Globale Norden nach wie vor an den ökologischen und sozialen Ressourcen des Globalen Südens bedient, rücken die Begriffe »Globaler Kapitalismus« und »Imperialismus« wieder näher zusammen. Unsere...