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Update on the first EPICC case study on migration in the context of water scarcity in the Peruvian highlands
October 2018, Peru. How does moving away from areas in Peru hit by climate-related hazards affect people’s well-being? To gain insights on this and related questions, I have started primary data collection for several qualitative case studies in Peru’s three large natural regions: the coast, the highlands, and the rainforest. This post briefly reports on the first impressions from the fieldwork in the Andes.
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Social Metabolism and Impacts
Human societies depend on a continuous throughput of materials and energy for their reproduction. Raw materials must be extracted from the environment, transformed into goods and services (e.g. food, housing and mobility) and eventually all materials are released back to the environment as emissions and waste. Free energy and socially organized human labor are required to keep this social metabolism going.
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