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Who promotes sustainability? Five theses on the relationships between the degrowth and the environmental justice movements / Akbulut, Bengi (Concordia University) ; Demaria, Federico (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Gerber, Julien-Francois (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. International Institute of Social Studies) ; Martínez Alier, Joan (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
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. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106418
Ecological economics, Vol. 165 (Nov. 2019) , art. 106418  
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14 p, 2.5 MB On the circular bioeconomy and decoupling : implications for sustainable growth / Giampietro, Mario (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
This paper explores the existing confusion around the conceptual definitions and interpretations of the term circular bioeconomy. The co-existence of diametrically opposite interpretations of the concept indicates lack of a serious discussion of its theoretical foundations. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.05.001
Ecological economics, Vol. 162 (August 2019) , p. 143-156  
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A socio-metabolic perspective on environmental justice and degrowth movements / Scheidel, Arnim (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Schaffartzik, Anke (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Degrowth and environmental justice movements share overarching aims of sustainability and justice and pursue them through radical social change and resistances. Both movements are diverse and comprised of groups that originate and operate in different contexts. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.02.023
Ecological economics, Vol. 161 (July 2019) , p. 330-333  
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Will PES Schemes Survive in the Long-term Without Evidence of Their Effectiveness? Exploring Four Water-related Cases in Colombia / Lima, Letícia Santos de (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais) ; Ramos Barón, Pablo Andrés (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana) ; Villamayor Tomás, Sergio (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Krueger, Tobias (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
This paper explores the reasons why payers, intermediaries, and providers engage in PES even under uncertainty about outcomes, and how they relate to the long term durability of the scheme. In theory, it is expected that, in face of high uncertainty, payers would leave the projects if effectiveness cannot be demonstrated and providers would not keep their conservation practices if no money remains available. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.09.005
Ecological economics, Vol. 156 (February 2019) , p. 211-223  
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The Hijacking of the Bioeconomy / Vivien, Franck-Dominique (University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne) ; Nieddu, Martino (University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne) ; Befort, Nicolas (NEOMA Business School) ; Debref, Romain (University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne) ; Giampietro, Mario (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Georgescu-Roegen used the term bioeconomy to refer to a radical ecological perspective on economics he developed in the 1970s and 1980s. In recent years, it has also become a buzzword used by public institutions to announce and describe a supposed current economic and ecological transition. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.01.027
Ecological economics, Vol. 159 (May 2019) , p. 189-197  
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Large-scale Irrigation Impacts Socio-cultural Values : An Example from Rural Navarre, Spain / Albizua, Amaia (Basque Centre for Climate Change) ; Pascual, Unai 1973- (Basque Centre for Climate Change) ; Corbera, Esteve (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Large-scale irrigation is a form of agricultural intensification aimed at increasing productivity and adapting to climate change. However, we know little about how large-scale irrigation affects socio-cultural values over nature's contributions to people (NCP) in agrarian systems. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.12.017
Ecological economics, Vol. 159 (May 2019) , p. 354-361
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Payments for Environmental Services and Motivation Crowding : Towards a Conceptual Framework / Ezzine-de-Blas, Driss (Montpellier University) ; Corbera, Esteve (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Lapeyre, Renaud (Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations)
Research on Payments for Environmental Services has only recently started to pay attention to motivation "crowding", i. e. the effect that such rewards might have on either strengthening (crowding-in) or weakening (crowding-out) participants' intrinsic motivations to protect and sustainably manage natural ecosystems. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.07.026
Ecological economics, Vol. 156 (February 2019) , p. 434-443  
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Payments for ecosystem services and motivational crowding in Colombia's Amazon Piedmont / Moros, Lina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Vélez, María Alejandra (Universidad de los Andes (Bogotà, Colòmbia). Facultad de Administración) ; Corbera, Esteve (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Globally, there is an increasing level of funding targeted to pay farmers and rural communities for the provision of ecosystem services, for example through Payments for Ecosystem or Environmental Services (PES) schemes and pilots for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation, and maintaining or enhancing forest carbon stocks (REDD +). [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.11.032
Ecological economics, Vol. 156 (Feb. 2019) , p. 468-488  
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Opinion clusters in academic and public debates on growth-vs-environment / Drews, Stefan (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Savin, Ivan (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Bergh, Jeroen C. J. M. van den (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
The debate about the relationship between economic growth and environmental sustainability involves many dimensions as well as much diversity in terminology. While it is often summarized in terms of dichotomous pro- and anti-growth positions, several studies indicate that additional views exist, and that these may differ between experts and the general public. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.11.012
Ecological Economics, Vol. 157 (March 2019) , p. 141-155  
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Policy-making related actors' understandings about nature-society relationship : beyond modern ontologies? the case of Cuenca, Ecuador / Latorre, Sara (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (Ecuador)) ; Malo Larrea, Antonio (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Over the last five decades the discursive debate on sustainability has reached prominence as the socio-ecological impacts of the human presence on Earth have grown rapidly. Nature discourses are interwoven with those of sustainability. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.10.017
Ecological economics, Vol. 156 (Feb. 2019) , p. 387-396  

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