A New Year’s Letter to Canada’s Prime Minister (by Svenja Telle)

Dear Mr. Trudeau, This is a love letter to Mother Earth, to the keepers of the fire, and to the next seven generations, yet to join us on this beautiful planet. My words are a pledge to nature, expressing my sorrow regarding your approval of the two major […]

On Thin (Sea) Ice: Some Thoughts on Ecological Economics, the Earth-System, and Storytelling (by Martin Sers)

Anyone paying attention to the news over the last month may have heard of unusual things happening in the arctic. Even as the polar night was falling, temperatures were recorded at times as being 20 degrees Celsius above historical averages. These ”anomalous” temperatures naturally coincided with record low […]

Ultimate and Conventional Ecological Bodhicitta: How a Buddhist Concept Might Contribute to Environmentalism (by Gabriel Yahya Haage)

An aspect of E4A that is particularly important for me is the demolishing of artificial boundaries between disciplines, not only in the academic setting, but in society at large. After all, current ecological issues are difficult to grasp by the public because they are hybrids, combining the scientific […]

E4A seeks PhD students for cohort 4!

The Economics for the Anthropocene project currently seeks PhD students for a fourth cohort to begin Fall 2017! Location: The Gund Institute at the University of Vermont (UVM) in Burlington, Vermont, McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and York University in Toronto, Ontario. The Offer: Up to 3 PhD students at each university will take […]