December 26, 2019

2019 at Undisciplined Environments

As the year comes to a close, we Undisciplined Environments editors want to look back at our 2019, and anticipate some of the initiatives planned for 2020.
December 3, 2019

How green gentrification is compromising Seattle’s last affordable neighborhood

By Helen Cole. In South Park, the fight for environmental justice is giving way to an affordable housing crisis.
November 28, 2019

El pequeño Pödelwitz global resiste

By Emiliano Teran Mantovani. Pödelwitz, el pequeño pueblo alemán donde se realizó el Segundo Campamento por la Acción Climática, es propiamente una aldea global. Cadenas internacionales del carbón, cambio climático y luchas ambientalistas se expresan en este poblado, y sirven para reflexionar sobre la globalidad del extractivismo.
November 26, 2019

On Bolivia: For peace, democracy and indigenous-popular self-determination

By Undisciplined Environments. As a group of scholars and activists oriented towards a common horizon of emancipatory social and ecological transformation, we are deeply worried by the situation in Bolivia. After collective reflection and discussion, we want to share our position and thoughts on the crisis.
November 21, 2019

Emergenciocracy: why demanding the “climate emergency” is risky

By Giacomo D'Alisa. The climate emergency frame being mobilized today could prove counterproductive and dangerous, potentially undermining the very purposes of the global climate movements.
November 19, 2019

Why Green is Not Enough: Creating Relational Well-Being in Children Through Urban Play Spaces

By Carmen Pérez del Pulgar. A study of two parks in Barcelona that have had very different impacts on children’s social skills shows the importance of considering social structures in the planning of new parks and urban play spaces.
November 12, 2019

Climate crisis and new ecological mobilizations (Part II)

By Luigi Pellizzoni. How can we read and interpret the rise of environmental movements at an age of globalisation and climate change?
November 5, 2019

Green gentrification and the struggles over Denver housing rights

By Margarita Triguero-Mas Gentrification spurred by urban renewal in the form of new parks and riverfronts have sparked a housing crisis with few solutions in sight.
November 5, 2019

Green inequalities in the city: An Introduction to the Series

By Gustavo García López, Isabelle Anguelovski and Ana Cañizares. A new Series exploring the intersections between urban green initiatives and environmental justice.
October 31, 2019

Environmental Justice as a Soundtrack of Freedom

By Julie Sze
October 30, 2019
Convento Santa Maria del Giglio

Notes from a feminist writing retreat

By Alice Owen, Anna Voss, Constance Dupuis and Nick Bourguignon For a week in August part of the WEGO team gathered with other academics and activists of diverse places, ages and experiences in the beautiful convent of Bolsena in Italy for a feminist methodologies writing retreat.
October 24, 2019

Rediscovering the palm oil business in East Kalimantan

By Alexandra Mitsiou. Forest fires are directly connected to degradation of primary forest and land use changes for the expansion of grasslands (for cattle farming) and for commercially interesting monocultures such as oil palm, soya and rubber. 
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