The Catalyst team met with Shannon Greisman to discuss her upcoming article “Land Grabbing in Laos: The Legacies of Conflict on Contemporary Political Decision-Making” in the upcoming Spring 2021 edition of Chrysalis.
The Catalyst team met with Kate Grantham to discuss her paper “Industrial Animal Agriculture in the Brazilian Amazon: Environmental and Ethical Disaster” to be featured in the upcoming Spring 2021 edition of Chrysalis.
Environmental injustice and racial injustice tend to be recognized as separate issues, therefore Bill C-230, which puts them in conversion with one another, is crucial. However, this bill is only our starting point and there is a long ways to go.
Transformational changes in how food is grown, harvested, distributed, eaten and disposed of are crucial for decreasing the negative environmental and social impacts of the food system.
The instalment of the infrastructure needed for large-scale sustainable energy projects threatens to give rise to further social and environmental damage due to the finite, non-renewable resources that they rely upon.
It is not enough to focus solely on the deforestation prevented within the boundaries of a reserve or protected area. Rather, we must look at whether a reserve helps to reduce deforestation and preserve biodiversity across a wider ecosystem.
Demonstrations led by farmers over recent months represent the largest-ever mobilization of farmers in independent India. The death toll has risen to over 70 lives. The overarching demand is the repeal of three laws and the maintenance of minimum support prices (MSPs). In the larger context, however, the standoff can be seen as the fallout caused by the demise of the Green Revolution.
As Global North countries have taken the lead in instituting climate change policy and conceptualizing adaptation, their politics have not taken into consideration local and indigenous sources of information when shaping concepts like vulnerability and adaptation.