February 23, 2021

Indian Academics and Researchers Condemn Government-Led Repression of Dissent

Indian scholars have launched a petition to condemn the arrest of Disha Ravi, a 22-year-old youth climate and social activist, which adds to the growing number of instances of the Indian government’s targeting of social justice and human rights activists, in the context of intentisying mass protests.
February 11, 2021

Call open for 8th International Degrowth Conference (The Hague, NL, 24-28 August)

The invitation is now open to participate in the 8th International Degrowth Conference “Caring Communities for Radical Change”, that will take place in the Hague, Netherlands, between 24-28 August 2021. 
February 9, 2021

Ecosocialism versus degrowth: a false dilemma

By Giacomo D’Alisa
January 21, 2021

Environment and Sustainability in the globalised classroom

By Anne Degenhardt, Batsaikhan Abdul Mohseen Yahya, and Beulah Seema Soans. A students’ review of Andrea Nightingale’s book “Environment and sustainability in a globalizing world”.
January 19, 2021

Rooted Water Democracies and Water Justice 

By Jeroen Vos and Rutgerd Boelens. Transnational water movements often mutually complement with place-based forms of collective water management. This may enhance grounded and equitable water provision, and shape political advocacy of common resources control at multiple scales.
January 14, 2021

The Many Faces of Municipalisation

A long-term historical perspective on a city’s infrastructures can reveal radically diverse agendas behind the call for municipalisation.
January 13, 2021

Support Academic Freedom for Boğaziçi University Students and Faculty

We stand with Boğaziçi University students and faculty in their struggle for academic freedom and autonomy
January 12, 2021

Too big to fail? REDD+ and the promise of forest-based climate mitigation

By Adeniyi Asiyanbi and Jens Friis Lund More than a decade of REDD+ initiatives has shown abundant evidence of poor outcomes. Now that forest-based mitigation projects to tackle climate change are gaining traction again, we can learn from the tensions embedded in REDD+ schemes to assess the critical implications of market-based forest governance for effective climate action and climate justice
December 23, 2020

Challenging extractivism

By Marta Conde and Diego Andreucci. Movements aiming to resist or reform resource extractivism are necessary, but they must converge with broader struggles to overcome capitalism and its entrenched patterns of class, racial and patriarchal domination.
December 17, 2020

Beyond protest, enacting solidarity in the climate justice movement

By Linda Estelí Méndez Barrientos. The climate justice movement needs to move from protest to action. This includes mobilizing to support communities in the Global South as they strive to juggle their recurrent climate emergencies.
December 15, 2020

A new way to remember? An eco-political reimagination of Rotterdam’s monuments

By Dimitar Tsigoriyn, Paula Paraschiv, Iris Wiggerts and Sara Zimmermann. It is important to deconstruct who and what we honour and remember through the monuments and representations of history in our cities, as well as to reflect on how, and on what grounds, we bring about this remembrance.
December 9, 2020

“There is no future here”: the psychological burden of water scarcity

By Maja Ženko and Filippo Menga Water scarcity negatively impacts mental health of the affected water users through various pathways.  
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