November 17, 2022

Political ecologies of the climate crisis

By Undisciplined Environments Collective. With COP27 underway, we share a selection of past essays published in the Undisciplined Environments blog.
October 25, 2022

Energy transition from below: From climate colonialism to energy sovereignty

By J. Sebastian Reyes Bejarano, Gustavo García López, and Diego Andreucci, in conversation with Tatiana Roa Avendaño, Teresa Borasino, Marina Weinberg and Daniel Chavez. In an event last June, activists and scholars critically analyzed dominant energy transition discourses as new business horizon, as green utopia and as myth. They contrasted these with alternative visions and strategies for energy sovereignty emerging from grassroots struggles in the global south.
October 25, 2022

La transición energética desde abajo: Del colonialismo climático a la soberanía energética

Por J. Sebastian Reyes Bejarano, Gustavo García López y Diego Andreucci, en conversación con Tatiana Roa Avendaño, Teresa Borasino, Marina Weinberg y Daniel Chavez. En un evento celebrado el pasado mes de junio, activistas y académicos analizaron críticamente los discursos dominantes sobre la transición energética como nuevo horizonte empresarial, como utopía verde y como mito, y los contrastaron con visiones y estrategias para la soberanía energética que surgen de las luchas de base en los sures del mundo.
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.
January 20, 2022

Post-Extractive Futures (Workshop-Conversation-Festival)

By War on Want, Tipping Point UK and JunteGente. Post-Extractive Futures, a workshop series taking place between February 1-3 (11am NY/Bogota, 4pm London/Dakar), is a space of mutual learning about the world we can build guided by the questions: What can we do together that we can’t do alone?  How do we support each other in building the ecological and reparative worlds we need? 
December 16, 2021

Degrowth: Debates and Future Directions

By Daniel Boston. This summer, the 8th International Degrowth conference took place in The Hague. This short text provides reflections on some of the important themes, lessons, and points of contention of the event.
December 10, 2021

Green New Deals: Beyond growth?

By Gustavo García López, Diego Andreucci, Corinne Lamain, Daniel Boston, Selj Balamir and Julia Karch. Can Green New Deals foster the deep eco-social transformations beyond capitalist growth needed in our society? And what are the tensions, convergences, and mutual learnings with Degrowth?
June 22, 2021

Colonial Climates, Decolonial Futures: Reflections from Puerto Rico

Gustavo García López. A decolonial future requires naming the interconnections between the climate crisis and imperialism, seen in dramatic North-South inequalities, extractivist policies, corporatocracy, and militarism; while simultaneously reimagining climate as part of struggles for making collective worlds of justice, freedom, and interdependence, caring for our shared commons, in common.
May 18, 2021

Imbuing Notions of Climate Change Adaptation with Everyday Realities

By Daniela Schofield. Notions of climate change adaptation used for policymaking and planning often fail to be grounded in everyday realities of those practicing adaptation on a micro-level. Imbuing urban political ecology with such realities and their gendered dimensions can work to expand our understanding of urban environments and better inform policy and planning.
May 5, 2021

Declaración de la Plataforma Latinoamericana y del Caribe por la Justicia Climática frente a la Semana Regional del Clima

Por Plataforma Latinoamericana y del Caribe por la Justicia Climática Una vez más, estas nuevas cumbres climáticas internacionales, que simulan una ilusoria participación, resultan ser espacios para defender intereses de empresas y el statu quo de los países industrializados del Norte, para hacer más negocios con los desastres climáticos, y para promover nuevas falsas soluciones.
March 18, 2021

Call for Proposals for International Workshop on Urban Climate Justice

The Call for Proposals is open for an international (online) workshop that the Climate Justice Network will organize on June 28-30, 2021. Deadline for applications is April 1.
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.