The right to say no: EU–Canada trade agreement threatens fracking bans
14 Maggio 2013
As European Union (EU) member states consider the implications of environmentally risky shale gas development (fracking), negotiations are underway for a controversial EU–Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) that would grant investors the right to challenge governments’ decisions to ban and regulate fracking.
Crude Justice and ecocide in the Niger Delta
8 Aprile 2013, di Leah Temper
After the EJOLT mission in Nigeria, Leah Temper of the Autonoma University of Barcelona (UAB) analyses the extracting oil business in the Niger Delta region. From crude injustice to ecocide, a dirty business that permeates our existence
Twenty years of fighting environmental crimes
20 Marzo 2013, di Nnimmo Bassey
Welcome words by Nnimmo Bassey, Executive Director, ERA/FoEN (1993-2013) at event to mark the 20th Anniversary.
Twenty years in defense of Mother Earth, right to life and to a safe environment of the peoples.
Open letter to COP 18
29 Novembre 2012
By Bill McKibben, Nnimmo Bassey & Pablo Solon. To really address climate change UNFCCC-COP18 should decide to leave under the soil more than 2/3 of the fossil reserves.
South African political economy after Marikana
14 Novembre 2012
EJOLT collaborator Professor Patrick Bond explains the background to the shootings in Marikana where 34 mine workers were shot dead by the police on August 16 and another 270 were arrested and charged of murder.
Listen to EJOLT’s podcast
9 Novembre 2012
Discover the new EJOLT’s podcasts! Listen to Environmental Justice news whenever you want!
Medha Patkar arrested and released unconditionally
7 Novembre 2012
Chindwara, November 7 : Today afternoon, Medha Patkar and others were presented infront of the Judicial Magistrate on charges under Section 188, in a packed Court room in heavy presence of police.
The rise of a new extractivism and the plea for degrowth
22 Ottobre 2012
We thought that the “commodity frontiers”, the new mines that we dig on earth to take out the oil, gold, uranium or copper that feeds our consumer economies, are somewhere else; in the “South”, far from us, in the jungles of Amazonian or the desserts of Southern Africa. Well, the frontiers have now come back, next to our homes.
ONLINE COURSE on ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
15 Ottobre 2012
"EJOLT is running an online course “Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice”, taught through civil society organisation (CSO) case studies across a broad range of topics with a particular focus on the theme of environmental justice. It will run from mid/late January to mid/late May (tbc).
Massacre in Totonicapán, Guatemala
8 Ottobre 2012
Seven were killed and some 40 wounded Oct. 4 when security forces attacked a protest road blockade by Maya indigenous campesinos in Guatemala’s highland department of Totonicapán.
Support the video project "This is Hasankeyf"
26 Settembre 2012
THE DOCUMENTARY PROJECT AND ITS AIM.
Our work is the result of a one year long research in the village of Hasankeyf, a stunning trove of history that lies along a curve of the Tigris River, in Southeastern Anatolia.