Just Oil ? the Distribution of Environmental and Social Impacts of Oil Production and Consumption

  title={Just Oil ? the Distribution of Environmental and Social Impacts of Oil Production and Consumption},
  author={Dara O’Rourke and Sarah Connolly},
■ Abstract This review presents existing data and research on the global distribution of the impacts of oil production and consumption. The review describes and analyzes the environmental, social, and health impacts of oil extraction, transport, refining, and consumption, with a particular focus on the distribution of these burdens among socioeconomic and ethnic groups, communities, countries, and ecosystems. An environmental justice framework is used to analyze the processes influencing the… CONTINUE READING

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