Exploring ‘dynamic sustainabilities’ in the Anthropocene

In this post, STEPS Summer School alumnus Mathew Bukhi Mabele explains plans for a session on ‘Exploring ‘dynamic sustainabilities’ in the Anthropocene’, which will feature at the 6th Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference at the University of Kentucky, on February 26 – 27, 2016.   Jacob Weger and myself were very lucky to participate at the 2015…

TOWARDS A NEW POLITICS OF SUSTAINABILITY

Today on the IDS website, Prof Melissa Leach, STEPS Centre Director, suggests new approaches to sustainable development, drawing on themes in Dynamic Sustainabilities, the new book in our Pathways to Sustainability series. Taking Dynamics Seriously: Towards a New Politics of Sustainability “On the one hand, there is wide recognition of growing complexity and dynamism, but…

NEW BOOK: DYNAMIC SUSTAINABILITIES

Our new book, Dynamic Sustainabilities: Technology, Environment, Social Justice, by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones and Andy Stirling, is out today, published by Earthscan. Buy from Earthscan Buy from Amazon Linking environmental sustainability with poverty reduction and social justice, and making science and technology work for the poor, have become central practical, political and moral challenges…