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
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.
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!
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/
Seduta su un masso in mezzo ad un prato sentivo un soffio di vento sprecato investirmi, ed andare via con le foglie chiamate dalla sua scia. Ma non era solo un compagno di viaggio lo sfondo di un quadro la vibrazione di un paesaggio… era lì, ed era energia il segno di una vita…… Continue reading Anche quel giorno tu mi muoverai
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.
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
A message to economists–including environmental economists. A message to politicians. A message to anyone ruling the word. A message to anyone who has anything to do with Economics.
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
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