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Environmental effort as an Inequality: Justice and Iniquity in the name of environmental protection

Institut national de Recherche en Sciences et Technologie pour l'Environnement et l'Agriculture - ANTONY - 2015

We aim to conceptualize “environmental effort” as a form of iniquity concerning environmental protection. The underprivileged would bear the brunt of the costs, proportionately to their income. The validity and reach of this hypothesis will be tested by deploying a double comparative analysis: whether the scheme allows for compensation (MAET or Grenelle capitation) or not (national parcs), and according the territories (metropolitan, island of “La Réunion”),