Tag: Provocations

Don’t let partial views of human nature obscure our innate capacity to address the environmental crisis 

jeromelewis , January 10th, 2022


Arif Jamal During the vortex of climate debate around Glasgow’s COP26, I was struck by a depressing consensus reached by some of the UK’s most prominent environmentalists: humans…


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Indigenous-led technology can boost biodiversity and ensure human rights

Simon Hoyte , July 28th, 2020


Simon Hoyte, Alice Sheppard, Marcos Moreu, Megan Laws & Jerome Lewis Extreme Citizen Science Research Group   Over recent years there have been high profile legal challenges, investigative…


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Violence, corruption, and false promises: Conservation and the Baka in Cameroon

Simon Hoyte , June 30th, 2020


Originally published by the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs Simon Hoyte & Catherine Clarke University College London & Forest Peoples Programme Spending time with the Baka, as…


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Plumbing the Depths in Lahore

Alexandra Frankel , March 15th, 2018


Waste water inspections open up questions about bureaucratic processes and interactions. In the summer of 2015, the top tiers of the Punjab political and civil administration met in…


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Climate Change: War Footing or Peaceful Solidarity?

gillconquest , December 14th, 2015


In recent years, prominent voices in the public sphere have drawn an analogy between climate change and warfare. This has led, for example, to calls for massive, coordinated…


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If A War Is The Answer, What Was The Question?

gillconquest , December 14th, 2015


Dr Samuel Randalls Department of Geography University College London The notion that climate change should invoke security-laced rhetoric and a military-style response is not new (de Goede and…


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The Dangers of the Manhattan Model for Fighting Climate Change

gillconquest , December 14th, 2015


Professor Merrill Singer Department of Anthropology University of Connecticut Asserting the Manhattan Project, the effort that developed the first nuclear weapons, as a model for addressing global cli…


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Should This Not Be A War Against Ourselves?

gillconquest , December 14th, 2015


Professor James Fairhead Department of Anthropology University of Sussex As a coalition builds to escalate war in Syria and neighbours, several of our princes and politicians have been…


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The Climate Emergency Mobilization Framework: A Critical Review

gillconquest , December 14th, 2015


Professor Hans A Baer School of Social and Political Sciences University of Melbourne Various scholars and climate activists have proposed a framework for climate change campaigning based on…


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Without Attachment or Fear

gillconquest , December 14th, 2015


Professor Dominic Boyer Director, CENHS, Rice University http://culturesofenergy.org/ Even if one were the sort who believed that war solved anything, there would still be the issue of identifying…


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