Energy Justice

Venezuela: terminal crisis of the rentier petro-state?

Translator; Sara Shields
October 2014

Venezuela's failure to develop an effective strategy to reduce its economy's dependence on gas and oil threatens the social successes and future viability of the Bolivarian project.

Fifth ‘Critical Environmental Studies Colloquium’

December 2012

Daniel Chavez talks about “State‐Owned Enterprises in the Provision of Public Services and in Industrial Policy” at this colloquium on 'green economy'

Vagaries of the uranium market

July 2012

The global boom in uranium production, with its associated environmental and social costs, has stalled in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Fracking and the Democratic Deficit in South Africa

July 2012

When citizens are left out of debates confined to government and the business community, the only means of influencing policy is to petition, protest, or litigate, usually after the horse has bolted. Will fracking be the latest technology introduced without any public debate?

Renewables option

March 2012

Instead of imposing nuclear power upon unwilling people, India should join the renewables revolution for handsome gains. 

Radiation Crisis continues in Fukushima

February 2012

The multi-reactor meltdown accident in Japan beginning last March 2011 has not ended. Plants continue to leak radiation and shockingly no sytematic monitoring of radiation levels is taking place.


Hunger, Food and (Agroecological) Alternatives

November 2011

Today, a billion people live in hunger. Can we feed the world and achieve economic development while conserving ecosystems and improving the livelihoods of peasants and the rural poor?

Nukes and India

June 2011

Have our rulers decided to place India on the wrong side of history and arrest her social progress? Going by their policy of forcibly promoting nuclear power regardless of its hazards, environmental damage potential, high economic and social costs, and unpopularity, that seems to be the case.

The Emerging Geo-Strategic Landscape in Central Asia

June 2011

Recent developments in Afghanistan suggest the New Great Game is intensifying in Central Asia.

A test for India’s foreign policy

June 2011

While countries all over the world review their nuclear energy plans and safety measures in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, the Indian government still pushes ahead with it's fiercely opposed Jaitapur plant.

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