Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

Being connected to the land: How Indigenous traditional fire practice can save Australian land, and why it has to be practiced by Indigenous people

By Alice Damiano (i.e. @aliceintheanthropocene) and Dan Morgan, originally published by Resilience.org While late 2019 and the year 2020 will probably be remembered for the covid-19 pandemic, the world should not forget about another disaster: The bushfires in Australia, that this year were unusually intense and out of control. What let them be so terribly out of…… Continue reading Being connected to the land: How Indigenous traditional fire practice can save Australian land, and why it has to be practiced by Indigenous people

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Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

If “future” spells “disasters”, a step forward is not what we want.

Pint of Science is a scientific festival where researchers at any stage of their career–from students to professors–share some of their research with the general public, in pubs. I think it’s a great idea, and indeed I’m really happy this festival is becoming very widespread worldwide… and Montreal, the city where my university is located,…… Continue reading If “future” spells “disasters”, a step forward is not what we want.

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

Book review: “Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance” by Nick Estes

I wrote a review of the book “Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance” by Nick Estes for the Women and Environments international magazine, issue 100/101, December 2019, pages 90-91. The magazine is available here: http://www.yorku.ca/weimag/CURRENTISSUE/images/WEIMAG_100_101.pdf Have a nice read!

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

The future of Economics should start from what Economics has neglected for centuries (ANZSEE 2019 Conference blog)

I wrote this blog post for the Australia and New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics (ANZSEE) website. Have a nice read! Link to the blog post: https://www.neweconomy.org.au/anzsee/blogs/the-future-of-economics-should-start-from-what-economics-has-neglected-for-centuries/

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

#8thWayToThink like a 21st Century Economist: Reflections.

In January 2019 Kate Raworth, the author of Doughnut Economics, asked her readers to come up with an 8th way to think like a 21st Century economist, an 8th mindset shift that was supposed to complement and/or counter the 7 ways she had proposed in her book: 1. Change the Goal–from GDP to the Doughnut, 2. Tell a New Story–From…… Continue reading #8thWayToThink like a 21st Century Economist: Reflections.

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

#8th way to think like a 21st Century economist

In January 2019 Kate Raworth, the author of Doughnut Economics, asked her readers to come up with an 8th way to think like a 21st Century economist, that was supposed to complement and/or counter the 7 ways she had proposed in her book. This is the entry I submitted (find the typo!) for the #8thWayToThink competition: Alice Damiano…… Continue reading #8th way to think like a 21st Century economist

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

Human-Earth relationships: Time to learn from the Indigenous peoples

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) and Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes (MT180) are, respecively, the English and the French version of a competition in which graduate students present their research in 3 minutes or less, with one static slide. My university, McGill University, being in a city where both English and French are largely used, organizes both…… Continue reading Human-Earth relationships: Time to learn from the Indigenous peoples

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

Economics, Ethics and Human Behaviour

Below there is a video of my presentation Economics, Ethics and Human Behaviour, along with the videos of the other presentations of the Special Session Introduction to Ecological Economics, CANSEE-E4A conference, Montreal, October 2017. The video of my presentation is the ninth of this playlist. The information on the conference is here: http://montreal2017.cansee.ca/en/home/ The conference program is available here: http://montreal2017.cansee.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/CANSEE-Program-Final_WebView.pdf…… Continue reading Economics, Ethics and Human Behaviour