Building back better requires building back differently. We need a ‘rainbow recovery’.
Category: Sustainability and social inequality
Inequalities and climate change
World scientists have collectively endorsed the proposition that the world is facing a climate emergency. Social scientists need to address the burning issue of inequality at the heart of this emergency.
What the Amazon fires tell us about the geopolitics of the climate emergency
Two climate denying Presidents, growing demand for soya in China and deforestation in Brazil have created the perfect climate-change storm, argues Mark Harvey.
To tackle inequality, we must first understand the exploitation that creates it
We need a theory of exploitation fit for the twenty-first century, argues Mark Harvey.
Planet 50:50? Linking labour and environment this International Women’s Day
This blog by the SCI’s Sherilyn MacGregor was originally posted for International Women’s Day March 2017.
Environmental feminists taking up space at Conference of Parties (COP)
SCI PhD researcher Joanna Wilson reports back, suggesting that the voices of environmental feminists remain sidelined, despite the conference being branded as ‘inclusive’ and ‘participatory’.
Light and sustainability: Concepts, practices, experiment
The SCI recently hosted the latest Light and sustainability: Concepts, practices, experiment seminar, read Cary Monreal Clark and Joanne Edwards.
Is it time to take gender seriously in sustainable consumption?
SCI researcher Jo Mylan reflects on Professor Oriel Sullivan’s seminar at the SCI (6 May): ‘Domestic outsourcing and multitasking – how much do they really contribute to women’s dual burden?’