October 13, 2022

Inspiring Women Healing the Earth: a collection of interviews

By Irene Canalís. A collection of interviews of diverse women who take part in climate change action, in both very noticeable and public ways as well as through everyday and less visible actions.
October 11, 2022

BIRD’S EYE: An environmental justice video-poetry

By Emma Marzi, Donatella Gasparro and Wiebe Heetvelt. A journey of discovery and sudden loss, a story of belonging and of abrupt dispossession through a video-poetry project.
October 4, 2022

Connecting academic (air) mobility with carbon inequality: Perspectives from a Global South scholar

By Subina Shrestha. As citizens of the Global South, now immigrants in the Global North, which narrative of climate action should we uphold: the one that we know is unfair back home, or the one that puts the responsibility of action on us because of where we reside now? Are our Western contemporaries aware of these dilemmas that we face? A Nepali scholar now residing in Norway reflects on these questions.
September 29, 2022

Europe’s summer of reckoning with losses and damages

By Guy Jackson. Climate-exacerbated disasters in Europe can illuminate the increasing economic and non-economic losses being experienced globally. From solidarity in loss may come solidarity in action, to fight the systems of oppression that create unequal vulnerabilities and fuel climate change
September 22, 2022

Encountering the commons in The Pluriverse of Eco-social Justice: From Coimbra and beyond

By Anoushka Zoob Carter. Both the Livros Carteneros movement and the Baldios are examples of everyday commons-making beyond a neoliberal capitalist society. They offer alternatives to privatisation and neoliberal individualisation, and help us to imagine the pluriverse in practice.
September 20, 2022

Unsettling (water) scarcity one raindrop at the time: Learning from the Revitalised Rainfed Agriculture Network in India

By Arianna Tozzi. Rainfed areas of India, where agriculture is reliant on seasonal rainfall, are often associated with drought-prone territories characterised by endemic water scarcity to be fixed by expanding irrigation. Tracing the historical roots beneath these naturalised scarcity framings, Arianna Tozzi discusses how the work of a grassroot network provides a space to reimagine an alternative paradigm for rainfed regions that values their diversity and variability.
September 15, 2022

Energy Practices of Care: Politicizing Needs

By Angelica Wågström. The climate crisis cannot be solved merely by introducing large-scale renewable projects, since such solutions are neither sufficient nor socially just. An alternative strategy is care work, to mitigate climate change and increase human and environmental welfare. But what is care, and how is it enabled by energies?  
September 13, 2022

The gendered consequences of ‘undone science’ in a pesticide-contaminated area in Nicaragua

By Grettel Navas The impacts of the pesticide DBCP on women are largely understudied in comparison to infertility in male workers which is well documented. What are the gendered consequences of this 'undone science' and how are these shaped by ingrained power dynamics within local workers organisations?
July 27, 2022

Summer break note 2022

By Undisciplined Environments. Summer break note with good wishes and a selection of events and blog posts for the pause, from the Undisciplined Environments Editorial Collective.
July 14, 2022

Alcarrás and the normalization of farmers’ disappearance

By Lucia Arguelles Ramos.  The success of the film Alcarás has to do with a widespread imaginary that romanticizes family farming but at the same time normalizes its disappearance.
July 5, 2022

Political Ecologies of Pesticides: An introduction

By Lucia Argüelles. A new series of contributions builds on the discussions taking place around political ecologies of pesticides in the 2022 Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference (DOPE).
June 28, 2022

Food saving: too good not to commodify

By Juliane Miller Food saving apps like “Karma” and “Too Good To Go” promise to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while providing affordable take-out meals – but what does the commodification of food saving really entail?