Dying for the environment | by Joan Martinez-Alier

One of EJOLT’s* main tasks – of which I am the coordinator – is to collect and map a large global inventory (not less than 2000 cases) of environmental conflicts. Some will be success stories of forests saved, of dams or mining projects stopped....
Solar panels consume world’s silver

Solar panels consume world’s silver

Green energy requires the use of scarce resources, just as fossil fuel energy does. We must rapidly come to terms with this. This article gives us an example. By 2050 we may not only have reached peak silver; we may have consumed most of the world’s reserves. Silver...