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March 2015

Critical Perspectives on the Financialisation of Nature – Theory, Politics and Practice

19 March 2015 @ 8:00 am - 20 March 2015 @ 5:00 pm
University of Sussex,

University of Sussex, 19-20th March 2015 Hosted by the Centre for Global Political Economy & STEPS Centre Carbon markets in China, fishery bycatch offsetting in Canada, catastrophe bonds in the US, weather derivatives in Ethiopia, betting on species extinction such as Norwegian sharks… These are just a few examples of the commodification, marketisation and financialisation of nature. In what ways can we best make sense of these developments? What practical, political and theoretical innovations will allow us to better understand…

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