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A threat to growth? Environmental activism in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis

Genevieve LeBaron

Since the crisis states have raised the stakes for environmentalists, cracking down on dissent and stifling criticism of the ecological costs of economic growth Since 2008 more and more governments have been framing protests and opposition against resource-intensive economic activity – such as mining and oil pipelines – as a threat to economic stability and corporate competitiveness. In 2012, as … Continue reading

7 January 2014 by
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