Environmental justice and transformations to sustainability

Martin, Adrian, Armijos Burneo, Teresa, Coolsaet, Brendan, Dawson, Neil, Edwards, Gareth A S, Few, Roger, Gross-Camp, Nicole, Rodriguez Fernandez, Iokine, Schroeder, Heike, Tebboth, Mark and White, Carole (2020) Environmental justice and transformations to sustainability. Environment, 62 (6). pp. 19-30. ISSN 0013-9157

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Abstract

Global carbon emissions continue to rise,1 rates of global biodiversity loss continue to increase,2 and social and economic inequalities continue to widen.3 Significant global social movements such as Fridays for Future are declaring this situation an “emergency,” regarding it as a crime against humanity in which political and business leaders stand accused of ignoring the plight of current and future vulnerable people. This association between environmental crises and social injustice is now widely accepted. Many feel that time is running out for incremental approaches to prove effective and that there is an inescapable need for a radical, transformative change that combines sustainability and justice.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
Faculty of Science > Tyndall Centre for Climatic Change
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2020 00:46
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2021 23:55
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/77895
DOI: 10.1080/00139157.2020.1820294

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