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Environmental Justice MOOC

Environmental Justice MOOC starting 14 October!This free 5 week online course is open to everyone around the world and starts on 14 October. Understand how climate change, biodiversity loss and …

Call for ‘Conflicts Involving Waste Pickers in the Global South’

A research team at UAB (the Autonomous University of Barcelona) is looking for any information or local contacts involved with urban conflicts concerning waste pickers, landfills & incinerator construction in …

Crisis, liminality and the decolonization of the social imaginary

By Angelos VarvarousisAbstractThe decolonization of the social imaginary has been proposed as an important dimension of the transition towards a degrowth society. However, although omnipresent in the degrowth literature, the …

Decolonizing degrowth in the post-development convergence: Questions, experiences, and proposals from two Indigenous territories

By Padini Nirmal, Dianne RocheleauAbstractA growing coalition of degrowth scholar-activist(s) seeks to transform degrowth into an interdisciplinary and international field bridging a rising network of social and environmental justice movements. We offer …

The nowtopia of the riverbank: Elder environmental activism

By Mary Gearey, Neil RavenscroftAbstractDegrowth imaginaries offer alternative ways of envisioning future societies. Those, predominantly working age and working class people, seeking to purposefully enact degrowth in the here and now are …

Geographies of degrowth: Nowtopias, resurgences and the decolonization of imaginaries and places

 By Federico Demaria, Giorgos Kallis, Karen BakkerAbstractThe term ‘décroissance’ (degrowth) signifies a process of political and social transformation that reduces a society’s material and energy use while improving the quality of life. Degrowth …


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