Our 2020 content highlights


27 October 2020

Community energy in a rapid transition to renewables

Jan Kucic-Riker considers whether a community-led transition to renewable energy is possible in Australia to better support environmental and social justice, and to ultimately reclaim public control over the sector.
26 October 2020

Storytelling through culinary experience

FoodLab Sydney’s Eva Perroni explores the idea of storytelling as something absolutely central to our food practices, bringing us together and giving meaning to our lives through shared culinary experiences.
20 October 2020

Rethinking justice with Danielle Celermajer and David Schlosberg

Marc Hudson, social media editor for the journal Environmental Politics (Twitter: @Env_Pol), speaks with Danielle Celermajer and David Schlosberg following the publication of a co-authored paper on multispecies justice, which will appear in the 30th-anniversary special issue of Environmental Politics.
29 September 2020

Environmental injustice: social impacts of the Narrabri gas project

Following on from July’s IPC hearing, Gemma Viney outlines some of the heartbreaking social costs of the controversial Narrabri Gas Project.
14 September 2020

Cultivating space for listening

Cara Jeffrey reflects on the themes of trust, ethics and understanding that emerged from the second Interdisciplinarity in a More-Than-Human World workshop held last month.
08 September 2020

Sustainability in the time of COVID: Investing in the future to address culture, inclusion, and practice at universities

Sydney University’s new Sustainability Strategy confronts sustainability through an intersectional lens of Caring for Country, championing a dialogue between research, education and campus life.
01 September 2020

Undermining impacts: the social costs of the Vickery extension

An extension on the Whitehaven coal mine has been approved on the basis of social benefits, however, social impact experts Gemma Viney and Dr Alison Ziller find these claims deeply flawed.
24 August 2020

Emergent practice for urgent times

Zsuzsanna Ihar and Hayley Singer reflect on the recent Multispecies Justice workshop series, Interdisciplinarity in a More-Than-Human World.
24 August 2020

Post-pandemic development: lessons from Indigenous philosophies

A social philosophy emerging from the Quechua peoples of the Andes, the Buen Vivir movement imagines and practices an alternative, community-oriented future, unshackled from the myths of capitalism that are driving the planet to disaster.
17 August 2020

Darwin’s ‘Smart City’ project: the intersection of BLM, big data tech and climate change

Darwin’s expansive new digital sensors will aggregate climate data in a boon for environmental science and sustainable planning, but will the inclusion of extensive CCTV, mobile phone tracking and AI for public surveillance deepen socioeconomic and racial injustices?