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The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—"The Social Life of Blame in the Anthropocene"—comes from Volume 6 (2015). In his article, Peter Rudiak-Gould shows how life in the Anthropocene reconfigures blame in four ways—it invites ubiquitous blame, ubiquitous blamelessness, selective blame, and partial blame—and reviews case studies from around… more...

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The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—"Valuing and Evaluating Marine Ecosystem Services: Putting the Right Price on Marine Environments?"—comes from Volume 5 (2014). In their article, Julian Clifton, Leanne C. Cullen-Unsworth, and Richard K. F. Unsworth explain how the flow of ecosystem services from coral reefs, seagrass meadows, and mangrove… more...

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The Social Life of Blame in the Anthropocene

Author: Peter Rudiak-Gould Volume 6, Number 1 (2015) Abstract: The Anthropocene can be understood as a crisis of blame: it is not only a geological era but also a political zeitgeist in which the marks of human agency and culpability can be perceived nearly everywhere. Treating global climate change as a metonym for this predicament, I show how life in the Anthropocene reconfigures blame in four ways: it invites ubiquitous blame, ubiquitous blamelessness, selective blame, and partial blame. I review case studies from around the world, investigating which climate change blame narratives actors select, why, and with what co ... Read more

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Volume 9, Number 1 (2018)

  1. Introduction: Indigenous Resurgence, Decolonization, and Movements for Environmental Justice [Free to all readers!]

    Jaskiran Dhillon
  2. Mino-Mnaamodzawin: Achieving Indigenous Environmental Justice in Canada

    Deborah McGregor
  3. Decolonizing Development in Diné Bikeyah: Resource Extraction, Anti-Capitalism, and Relational Futures

    Melanie K. Yazzie
  4. Fighting Invasive Infrastructures: Indigenous Relations against Pipelines

    Anne Spice
  5. Unsettling the Land: Indigeneity, Ontology, and Hybridity in Settler Colonialism

    Paul Berne Burow, Samara Brock, and Michael R. Dove
  6. Hunting for Justice: An Indigenous Critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

    Lauren Eichler and David Baumeister
  7. Righting Names: The Importance of Native American Philosophies of Naming for Environmental Justice

    Rebekah Sinclair
  8. Damaging Environments: Land, Settler Colonialism, and Security for Indigenous Peoples

    Wilfrid Greaves
  9. Settler Colonialism, Ecology, and Environmental Injustice

    Kyle Whyte
  10. Contradictions of Solidarity: Whiteness, Settler Coloniality, and the Mainstream Environmental Movement

    Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty

 

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