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- Beyond doomism and solutionism in response to climate change, University Affairs
- Views from COP27: How the climate conference could confront colonialism by centring Indigenous rights, The Conversation
- Building a new vision for the world we want, Grassroots International
- My community doesn’t exist just to absolve you of your sins, NYTimes
- The University of California must encourage Indigenous stewardship of UC lands, The Daily Bruin
- Memo: The climate and murdered and missing relatives crises: Intersections, root causes, and immediate steps toward ending both, NDN Collective
- What happened when I tried to carry the world on my back, NYMag
- On telling the truth unflinchingly: Climate catastrophe and colonialism, Atmos
- When good intentions are not enough: how sustainable development goals at universities can perpetuate the issues they’re aimed to address, University Affairs
- Tuition-free college isn’t free when it’s funded by oil and gas, Source NM
- My continent is not your giant climate laboratory, NY Times
- Climate anxiety: An illness of the system, The Mariwala Health Initiative
- Palluyir Trust for Nature Education and Research (Chennai): Climate, Biodiversity and People Curriculum
- Vermont’s Sterling College mission, vision and commitments: “…education as a force to address critical ecological problems caused by unlimited growth and consumption that is destroying the planet as we have known it…”
- College of Menominee Nation: Sustainable Development Institute
- Climate Schools Coalition: Climate-Resilient California Schools – A Call to Action
- Planetary Limits Academic Network (PLAN): PLAN seeks to foster a radically interdisciplinary approach to creating viable responses grounded in an understanding of planetary and ecological limits
- Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Climate and Nature Emergency Catalyst Program
- European Environmental Agency: Exiting the Anthropocene? Exploring fundamental change in our relationship with nature
- Black Mountains College: “Black Mountains College was founded as a response to the climate and ecological emergency.”
- Moving With Storms: Climate and Nature Emergency Catalyst Program (not your typical) Report (2023).
- Just Transition Guide: Indigenous-led Pathways Toward Equitable Climate Change Solutions and Resiliency in the Climate Crisis (2023)
- Berkley Carbon Training Project (2023). Quality Assessment of REDD+ Carbon Credit Projects.
- 4 Rs Youth Movement and Youth Climate Lab. (2022). Land(ing) Back: Recentering Indigenous Youth Voices in Climate Action & Reconciliation.
- Indigenous Climate Action (December 2023). Indigenous rights and sovereignty in national climate policies: A systemic analysis.
- Indigenous Climate Action. (December 2022). Indigenous-led Climate Action: Phase 2 of ICA’s Decolonizing Climate Policy Project.
- Indigenous Circle of Experts. (2018). We Rise Together. Achieving Pathway to Canada Target 1 through the Creation of Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas in the spirit and practice of reconciliation.
- Indigenous Climate Action. (March 2021). Decolonizing Climate Policy in Canada: Report from Phase One.
- Indigenous Environmental Network. (November 2022). Climate Finance: Indigenous Environmental Network Climate Justice Program Series.
- Indigenous Environmental Network. (November 2022). Climate Smart Agriculture: Indigenous Environmental Network Climate Justice Program Series.
- Indigenous Environmental Network. (November 2022). Nature Based Solutions: Indigenous Environmental Network Climate Justice Program Series.
- Indigenous Environmental Network. Hoodwinked in the Hothouse: Resist False Solutions to Climate Change.
- The Red Nation. (2020). The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth(Part 1, Part 2, Part 3).
- Higher education’s role in advancing climate justice(2022)
- Olúfẹmi Táíwò & Patrick Bigger (April 2022). Debt Justice for Climate Reparations. Climate and Community Project.
- Debt Justice. (August 2023). The Debt-Fossil Fuel Trap.
- Racism and Climate (In)Justice: How Racism and Colonialism Shape the Climate Crisis an Climate Action. (2021).
- Riofrancos et al. (January 2023). Achieving Zero Emissions with More Mobility and Less Mining.Climate and Community Project
- UN Nations (October 2022). Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance on ecological crisis climate justice and racial justice.
- UNESCO (2022). Youth Demands for Quality Climate Change Education.
- Wale, J. (May 2023). Bad Forecast: The Illusion of Indigenous Inclusion and Representation in Climate Adaptation Plans in Canada.
Carmona, R., Reed, G., Ford, J. et al. (2023). Indigenous Peoples’ rights in national climate governance: An analysis of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Ambio. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-023-01922-4
Deranger, E. T., Sinclair, R., Gray, B., McGregor, D., & Gobby, J. (2022). Decolonizing climate research and policy: Making space to tell our own stories, in our own ways. Community Development Journal, 57(1), 52-73.
Marion Suiseeya, K. R., O’connell, M. G., Leoso, E., Defoe, M. S. B. N., Anderson, A., Bang, M., … & Zerega, N. (2022). Waking from paralysis: Revitalizing conceptions of climate knowledge and justice for more effective climate action. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 700(1), 166-182.
Reed, G., Gobby, J., Sinclair, R., Ivey, R., & Matthews, H. D. (2021). Indigenizing climate policy in Canada: A critical examination of the pan-canadian framework and the ZéN RoadMap. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 78.
Reed, G., Brunet, N. D., McGregor, D., Scurr, C., Sadik, T., Lavigne, J., & Longboat, S. (2022). Toward Indigenous visions of nature-based solutions: an exploration into Canadian federal climate policy. Climate Policy, 22(4), 514-533.
Seehawer, M., Khupe, C., & Keane, M. (2022). On the impossibility of instrumentalising Indigenous methodologies for the sustainable development agenda. In Indigenous methodologies, research and practices for sustainable development(pp. 49-63). Springer.
Sumida Huaman, E., & Swentzell, P. (2021). Indigenous education and sustainable development: Rethinking environment through Indigenous knowledges and generative environmental pedagogies. Journal of American Indian Education, 60(1), 7-28.
Politics of climate knowledge
Cronin, J., Hughes, N., Tomei, J., Couto, L. C., Ali, M., Kizilcec, V., … & Watson, J. (2021). Embedding justice in the 1.5 C transition: A transdisciplinary research agenda. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Transition.
Dutt, P., Fateyeva, A., Gabereau, M., & Higgins, M. (2022). Redrawing Relationalities at the Anthropocene (s): Disrupting and Dismantling the Colonial Logics of Shared Identity Through Thinking with Kim Tallbear. Reimagining Science Education in the Anthropocene.
Nightingale, A. J., Eriksen, S., Taylor, M., Forsyth, T., Pelling, M., Newsham, A., … & Whitfield, S. (2020). Beyond technical fixes: Climate solutions and the great derangement. Climate and Development, 12(4), 343-352.
Schipper, E. L. F., Ensor, J., Mukherji, A., Mirzabaev, A., Fraser, A., Harvey, B., … & Shawoo, Z. (2021). Equity in climate scholarship: a manifesto for action. Climate and Development, 13(10), 853-856.
(Coloniality of) climate mitigation, adaptation, green energy, and just transitions
Ervine, K. (2022). Delivering adaptation finance through the market? The trouble with using carbon offsets to finance climate adaptation in the Global South. In The Political Economy of Climate Finance: Lessons from International Development (pp. 153-178). Springer International Publishing.
Hoicka, C. E., Savic, K., & Campney, A. (2021). Reconciliation through renewable energy? A survey of Indigenous communities, involvement, and peoples in Canada. Energy Research & Social Science, 74, 101897.
Sovacool, B. K., Bell, S. E., Daggett, C., Labuski, C., Lennon, M., Naylor, L., … & Firestone, J. (2023). Pluralizing energy justice: Incorporating feminist, anti-racist, Indigenous, and postcolonial perspectives. Energy Research & Social Science.
Vogel, J., & Hickel, J. (2023). Is green growth happening? An empirical analysis of achieved versus Paris-compliant CO2–GDP decoupling in high-income countries. The Lancet Planetary Health, 7(9), e759-e769.
Walker, C. J., Doucette, M. B., Rotz, S., Lewis, D., Neufeld, H. T., & Castleden, H. (2021). Non-Indigenous partner perspectives on Indigenous peoples’ involvement in renewable energy: exploring reconciliation as relationships of accountability or status
Racism, colonialism, and ecological and climate justice
Maina-Okori, N. M., Koushik, J. R., & Wilson, A. (2018). Reimagining intersectionality in environmental and sustainability education: A critical literature review. The Journal of Environmental Education, 49(4), 286-296.
Newell, P., Srivastava, S., Naess, L. O., Torres Contreras, G. A., & Price, R. (2021). Toward transformative climate justice: An emerging research agenda. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 12(6), e733.
Rice, J., Long, J., & Levenda, A. (2022). Against climate apartheid: Confronting the persistent legacies of expendability for climate justice. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, 5(2), 625-645.
Fazey, I., Hughes, C., Schäpke, N. A., Leicester, G., Eyre, L., Goldstein, B. E., … & Reed, M. S. (2021). Renewing universities in our climate emergency: stewarding system change and transformation. Frontiers in Sustainability.
Graham, G. (2023). ‘Off topic in some places (global warming)’: a critical and radical response to connecting social work teaching to a global climate emergency. Critical and Radical Social Work, 1-14.
Kinol, A., Miller, E., Axtell, H., Hirschfeld, I., Leggett, S., Si, Y., & Stephens, J. C. (2023). Climate justice in higher education: a proposed paradigm shift towards a transformative role for colleges and universities. Climatic Change, 176(2), 15.
Michel, J. O., Buckley, J., Friedensen, R., Anderson-Long, M., & Garibay, J. (2023). Infusing Sustainability into Graduate Level Higher Education and Student Affairs Coursework. About Campus, 27(6), 4-11.
Beasy, K., Jones, C., Kelly, R., Lucas, C., Mocatta, G., Pecl, G., & Yildiz, D. (2023). The burden of bad news: educators’ experiences of navigating climate change education. Environmental Education Research.
Bryan, A. (2022). Pedagogy of the implicated: advancing a social ecology of responsibility framework to promote deeper understanding of the climate crisis. Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 30(3), 329-348.
Stein, S., Andreotti, V., Suša, R., Ahenakew, C., & Čajková, T. (2022). From “education for sustainable development” to “education for the end of the world as we know it”. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 54(3), 274-287.
Stein, S., Andreotti, V., Susa, R., Ahenakew, C., Huni Kui, N., Tremembé, M., Taylor, L, Siwek, D., Cardoso, C., Duque, C., Oliveira da Silva Huni Kui, S., Calhoun, B., van Sluys, S., Amsler, S., D’Emilia, D., Pigeau, D., Andreotti, B. Bowness, E., & McIntyre, A. (2023). Beyond colonial futurities in climate education. Teaching in Higher Education, 28(5), 987-1004.
Verlie, B., & Flynn, A. (2022). School strike for climate: A reckoning for education. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 38(1), 1-12.Verlie, B. (2019). Bearing worlds: Learning to live-with climate change. Environmental Education Research, 25(5), 751-766.
Younes, M., & Gomez, L. N. (2023). Tracing the Lines of Power, Coloniality, and Neoliberalism in UNESCO’s Education for Sustainable Development Policy. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education, 18(1), 21-37.
Early childhood education
Jimenez, J., & Moorhead, L. (2021). ‘Don’t say it’s going to be okay’: how international educators embrace transformative education to support their students navigating our global climate emergency. Education Sciences, 11(10), 593.
Political ecology/political economy
Belcher, O., Bigger, P., Neimark, B., & Kennelly, C. (2020). Hidden carbon costs of the “everywhere war”: Logistics, geopolitical ecology, and the carbon boot‐print of the US military. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 45(1), 65-80.
Hickel, J., O’Neill, D. W., Fanning, A. L., & Zoomkawala, H. (2022). National responsibility for ecological breakdown: a fair-shares assessment of resource use, 1970–2017. The Lancet Planetary Health, 6(4), e342-e349.
Navarro, R. (2022). Climate finance and neo-colonialism: Exposing hidden dynamics. In The Political Economy of Climate Finance: Lessons from International Development (pp. 179-203). Springer International Publishing.
Abbasi, K., Ali, P., Barbour, V., Benfield, T., Bibbins-Domingo, K., Hancocks, S., … & Zielinski, C. (2023). Time to treat the climate and nature crisis as one indivisible global health emergency. The Lancet, 402(10413), 1603-1606.
Abi Deivanayagam, T., Selvarajah, S., Hickel, J., Guinto, R. R., de Morais Sato, P., Bonifacio, J., … & Devakumar, D. (2022). Climate change, health, and discrimination: action towards racial justice. The Lancet.
Bednarek, S. (2023). Climate, Psychology and Change: Psychotherapy in a Time when the Familiar is Dying. Confer Limited.
Diffey, J., Wright, S., Uchendu, J. O., Masithi, S., Olude, A., Juma, D. O., … & Lawrance, E. (2022). “Not about us without us”–the feelings and hopes of climate-concerned young people around the world. International Review of Psychiatry, 34(5), 499-509
Longman, J., Braddon, M. M., Verlie, B., Schlosberg, D., Hampshire, M. L., Noonan, M. A., & Saurman, E. (2023). Building resilience to the mental health impacts of climate change in rural Australia. The Journal of Climate Change and Health.
Salas Reyes, R., Nguyen, V. M., Schott, S., Berseth, V., Hutchen, J., Taylor, J., & Klenk, N. (2021). A research agenda for affective dimensions in climate change risk perception and risk communication. Frontiers in Climate, 3.
Weintrobe, S. (2021). Psychological roots of the climate crisis: Neoliberal exceptionalism and the culture of uncare. Bloomsbury Publishing USA.
Hickman, C., Marks, E., Pihkala, P., Clayton, S., Lewandowski, R. E., Mayall, E. E., … & van Susteren, L. (2021). Climate anxiety in children and young people and their beliefs about government responses to climate change: a global survey. The Lancet Planetary Health, 5(12), e863-e873.
O’Donnell, E., Poelina, A., Pelizzon, A., & Clark, C. (2020). Stop burying the lede: the essential role of Indigenous law (s) in creating rights of nature. Transnational Environmental Law, 9(3), 403-427.
Syllabi and other resources
Indigenous Climate Action
Indigenous Environmental Network
Sustainability and Education Policy Network
Climate Action Network for International Educators
Critical Climate Earth
The Chisolm Legacy Project