Sharon Friel will discuss the global consumptogenic system of institutions, policies, commercial activities, norms and behaviours that encourage and reward excessive production and consumption of fossil fuel-reliant goods and services that are unhealthy and inequitably valued and distributed.
Can Indigenous holders of native title rights and interests ensure that they benefit from mega renewable energy projects on their land?
This seminar explains how Indigenous interests are protected under international economic agreements and how to build from the limited success of such protections.
This talk explores processes of institutional change, in ecology and in politics, presenting a model that indicates how practices at the edges of our system can become transformative.
Political economy of vaccine diplomacy: explaining varying strategies of China, India, and Russia's COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy
Through comparative case studies of China, India, and Russia, we explain variations in their styles of vaccine diplomacy with a focus on political economic factors, namely the country’s relative strengths and weaknesses in the vaccine supply chains.
This presentation troubles the promise of climate finance for renewable energy development in Fiji, and explores alternatives manifesting on the ground.