Political ecology: Rethink Campania's toxic-waste scandal

Giacomo D'Alisa , Marco Armiero, Salvatore Paolo De Rosa

Political ecology: Rethink Campania's toxic-waste scandal
Abstract:

As you point out, it is not easy to prove a correlation between the health issues of people in Italy's Campania region and their exposure to toxic waste (see Nature 508, 431; 2014). The authorities seem to prefer to blame lifestyle factors, but that does not explain why thousands of…