By Hannah Holleman. From Yale University Press: A profound reinterpretation of both the Dust Bowl on the U.S. southern plains and its relevance for today The 1930s witnessed a harrowing social and ecological disaster, defined by the severe nexus of drought, erosion, and economic depression that ravaged the U.S. southern plains. Known as the Dust … More New Book: Dust Bowls of Empire – Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of “Green” Capitalism
John Bellamy Foster on nature, capitalism, Marx, and the discourse of Ecosocialism.
Ecological Economics and Socio-ecological Movements: Science, policy and challenges to global processes in a troubled world A bi-lingual conference 10, 11 and 12 September 2018, in the city of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico For more than a quarter century since the ISEE was founded the international community has developed a substantial corpus of law and agreements … More 15th Annual Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics
by Andreas Malm. From Verso: An attack on the idea that nature and society are impossible to distinguish from each other. In a world careening towards climate chaos, nature is dead. It can no longer be separated from society. Everything is a blur of hybrids, where humans possess no exceptional agency to set them apart … More New Book: The Progress of This Storm – Nature and Society in a Warming World
Frank Ackerman is principal economist at Synapse Energy Economics in Cambridge, Mass., and the author of Worst Case Economics: Extreme Events in Climate and Finance (Anthem Press, 2017). He spoke to Triple Crisis co-editor Alejandro Reuss in late December 2017 about the main themes in the book. To learn more, you can also visit the book page … More Frank Ackerman on Worst Case Economics
By Jason W. Moore, Why does it seem easier to imagine the end of the world than to see the end of capitalism? Part of the answer turns on a rift between radical economic and ecological thought. How does capitalism work through the web of life? How can we begin to understand capitalism not simply … More World accumulation & Planetary life, or, why capitalism will not survive until the ‘last tree is cut’
By Frank Ackerman. From Anthem Press: Worst-case scenarios are all too real, and all too common. The financial crisis of 2008 was not the first or the last to destroy jobs, homeownership and the savings of millions of people. Hurricanes clobber communities from New York to Bangladesh. How bad will the next catastrophe be, and … More New Book: Worst-Case Economics – Extreme Events in Climate and Finance