Environmental Conflict Analysis: the Ecological Economics Approach

  • Published on
    18-Nov-2014

  • View
    2.733

  • Download
    0

DESCRIPTION

Monday 4/7/2011 Giorgos Kallis (ICTA-UAB). Environmental Conflict Analysis: the Ecological Economics Approach.

Transcript

  • 1. Giorgos Kallis, ICREA Professor Environmental Conflict Analysis The approach of Ecological Economics 2 nd International Summer School on Environmental Conflicts and Justice 4 July 2011. Barcelona, Spain Institute of Environmental Science and Technology Autonomous University of Barcelona
  • 2. Introduce to you the distinctive analytical approach to environmental conflicts that we follow here in Barcelona and by comparison, orient you to the different approaches that will be covered in this School.
  • 3.
  • 4.
    • Make explicit (ex-post) the analytical and methodological approach.
    Aim of this presentation
  • 5.
    • Brief introduction to Ecological Economics
    • Main features of EE approach to environmental conflicts
    • Comparison with other approaches to environmental conflicts
    • Research directions
    Outline
  • 6.
    • Brief introduction to Ecological Economics
    • Main features of EE approach to environmental conflicts
    • Comparison with other approaches to environmental conflicts
    • Research directions
    Outline
  • 7. (Social) Ecological Economics
  • 8.
    • Brief introduction to Ecological Economics
    • Main features of EE approach to environmental conflicts
    • Comparison with other approaches to environmental conflicts
    • Research directions
    Outline
  • 9. Main features
  • 10. Unit of analysis Canadian-owned copper mine in Mirador, Ecuador
  • 11. Vocabulary
  • 12. Explanation of conflict
    • Growth => Global metabolism => Extraction at frontiers =>
    • Injustice => Popular movements of resistance => CONFLICT
  • 13. Analytics Seeing a social decision outcome as a multi-criteria process where power and institutions decide the relevant weights of values/criteria
  • 14. Methods
  • 15. Normative/epistemological position
  • 16. Vedanta vs. the villagers
  • 17.
    • Brief introduction to Ecological Economics
    • Main features of EE approach to environmental conflicts
    • Comparison with other approaches to environmental conflicts
    • Research directions
    Outline
  • 18. Political Ecology
  • 19. Conflict and peace studies
  • 20. Comparison BCN OSLO MCH Unit of analysis Conflict Countries Territories - communities Scale Local (Inter)National Multi-scale Conflict intensity Low to medium Violent All (incl. silenced) Conflict type Extraction, plantations, infrastructures, waste Climate variation, water Land-use, cities, commodification, water, energy and minerals Causes Social metabolism Injustice Multiple Underdevelopment & Poor governance Capitalism Exploitation (Post)colonization Method/sources Case-studies Action research National regressions Case-studies Discourse analysis Seeing like: Protesters Western scientists Working class the Marginalized Theory Ecological Economics International studies Marxism Post-structuralism View of conflict Productive Bad Good Response Environmental Justice Degrowth Development Liberal Democracy Revolution Real democracy
  • 21.
    • Brief introduction to Ecological Economics
    • Main features of EE approach to environmental conflicts
    • Comparison with other approaches to environmental conflicts
    • Research directions
    Outline
  • 22. Research directions
  • 23. Thank you! [email_address]

Recommended

View more >