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Re-establishing Justice as a Pillar of Ecological Economics Through Feminist Perspectives

E4A’s Phoebe Spencer recently published a paper titled Re-establishing Justice as a Pillar of Ecological Economics Through Feminist Perspectives, co-authored by Patricia E. Perkins and Jon D. Erickson. The piece argues for a feminist foundation to reclaim and in return rebuild the social justice lens of Ecological Economics. […]

E4A Toxic Tour 2017

As part of the E4A climate justice field course in May 2017, cohort 3 attended the ‘Toxic Tour’ of the petrochemical industrial area surrounding the Aamjiwnaang reserve near Sarnia, Ontario. The tour was hosted by Aamjiwnaang siblings Vanessa and Lindsay Gray, who gave an account of the historical and ongoing impact of the […]

The world needs less from us (and more) (by Tim Crownshaw)

Around two decades ago, scientists began seriously discussing the prospects and suitability of geoengineering as a response to climate change. The options which have the potential to make a difference over a short timeframe revolve around ‘Solar Radiation Management’ (SRM)―technological interventions in the earth’s climate system designed to […]

GradLife Friendly Moments: The Department Gatherings (by Alice Damiano)

Life as a graduate student can be isolating, especially for those students who don’t need to physically stay in a lab to do their research, and thus end up spending most of their time alone. Luckily, there are many occasions to get in touch with some fellows, such […]