Saving People From Coronavirus Can Teach Us How to Do the Same for Climate Change
It is technically feasible to achieve big reductions in pollutants that are fueling the climate crisis. All that’s required is a break in economic production and human activity.
Fisheries Economics and Management
Global and local: secure and affordable energy
What historical concepts can help us negotiate the implications of the Anthropocene?
Environmental anthropologist Gísli Pálsson reflects on the ancient Greek concept of
(housekeeping / household economy), from which the modern concepts both of economy and ecology derive, as potentially holding a renewed relevance in the Anthropocene. With human beings searching for solutions to wicked problems in a world in which ‘planetary boundaries’ have become a priority consideration, we may find in this root concept of
a new tool in an ancient sheath as we actively rethink and reexplore our bonds to the earth and to each other.