Climate Crisis Education: CEP co-director Joshua Forstenzer launches partnerships with Union of Justice and Synergie Family

Our very own Josh Forstenzer has begun working with Union of Justice and Synergie Family this semester, investigating what should be the future of education in response to the Climate Crisis. The project is entitled ‘Educating for Catastrophe: What should a Climate Crisis curriculum look like in practice for children and young people, communities and …

Should land be reclassified as a global commons?

By Megan Blomfield In this post, Megan Blomfield discusses their recent article in Journal of Applied Philosophy on treating land as a common good. In a world confronting climate change, new questions arise about how land ought to be used and shared globally. Land has already become scarce relative to the demands of the global economy. Climate impacts and policies …

Climate Futures Initiative-Workshop. Bridging Gaps of Affluence, Nation and Time

Our centre-member Megan Blomfield is giving a talk at the Summer Online Workshop of the Climate Futures Initiative at Princeton Univeristy, which is taking place in August! "The workshop will be online and asynchronous. Twelve authors will provide works-in-progress (WIPs) to registered attendees, including several special invited guests. These WIPs can take the form of …

A lot of Engaged Philosophy by Centre-member Megan Blomfield

As we've posted in January, our centre-member Megan Blomfield started off the year 2020 with co-organizing a series of workshops on Land Rights in a Changing Climate in Norway, talking place between the 27th and 31st of January. Since then, she's presented a lot more engaged work, addressing important issues of our time: In February, …

Philosophers at Red Haus: Climate Change, Climate Strike

Next up in the monthly "Philosophers at Red Haus series" (organized by centre-member Matt Cull and Nadia Mehdi) is the topic Climate Change and Climate Strike! When? Friday, November 22nd Where? Café Red Haus Books, 232 Abbeydale Road, S7 1FL Nether Edge, Sheffield "This month we’ll be reflecting on climate change and the recent climate …

Article by Eric Olson: “Apollo 11 made us believe we could do anything – the truth is it could hasten our downfall”

Eric Olson, center member and professor for Philosophy here in Sheffield, just published an article in The Conversation about how technology can't save us from ourselves. In his piece, he reflects on the social uptake of spectacular technological successes like the moon landing, and how societies uphold the subsequent, yet misleading belief, that technologies will …

Centre-Member Megan Blomfield publishes book on “Global Justice, Natural Resources, and Climate Change”

Today, 21st of May, Megan Blomfield's book is getting published with Oxford University Press! In Global Justice, Natural Resources, and Climate Change, she provides an "innovative and original political theory of natural resource justice and also motivates and applies the theory by reference to the problem of climate change". Description: "To address climate change fairly, …