Learning to get Comfortable with Uncomfortable Subjects: Why We Need to Talk to People with Radically Different Views from Our Own (L Gilbert & M Richard)

During the Cohort 3 field course on climate justice (Toronto, May-June 2017, organized by York University) a question was circulated among participants: Can you tell me about an encounter you had with someone who had a very different opinion on climate change or other social issues, and how you reacted […]

The Age of Consequences, a film review by Sophia Sanniti [Written and Directed by Jared P. Scott]

In The Age of Consequences, “the only border which is real is the atmosphere. Everything else is permeable.” – Radm. David Titley, United States Navy As a student partner of the graduate training program Economics for the Anthropocene, I’ve struggled with how best to articulate the knowledge I’ve […]

Call for Research Proposals: Ecological Economics, Climate Justice, and Commons Governance

York University in Toronto, Canada, with funding from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships Advanced Scholars Program (QES-AS), is pleased to offer funding opportunities for doctoral and post-doctoral researchers working internationally on topics related to ecological economics, commons governance, and climate justice.   This funding will support […]

An E4A student’s reaction to Doughnut Economics: 7 Ways to think like a 21st Century Economist (by Jen Gobby)

I am a PhD student in the Economics for the Anthropocene partnership and have spent much of the last 3 years in research seeking out and grappling with ways to bring the social and ecological crises we face into one lens. We are living with the legacy of […]