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(Faculty of Environmental Studies, 2008)
UnderCurrents is an independent non-profit journal of critical environmental studies produced by students, faculty and staff in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. Since 1988, with a brief hiatus from ...
Urban Expansion and Industrial Nature: A Political Ecology of Toronto's Port Industrial District
(Joint Editors and Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2008)
This article analyses political and economic practices involved with the production of an industrial form of socio-nature - the Port Industrial District - during the early decades of the twentieth century in Toronto, Canada. ...
An Analysis of the Ontario Power Authority’s Consideration of Environmental Sustainability in Electricity System Planning
This report focuses on the Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) consideration of environmental sustainability in the development of the proposed Integrated Power System Plan (IPSP). The research was centred on a comparison of ...
Applying the Total Resource Cost Test to Conservation and Demand Management Initiatives of Local Electricity Distribution Companies in Ontario: Assessment and Recommendations for Reform
This study has its origins in my participation in the Ontario Power Authority’s Conservation and Demand Management Program Development Advisory Committee in 2006 and 2007 while serving as a Program Director with the Pembina ...
Ontario's Road Map to Prosperity: Developing Renewable Energy to its Full Potential
Ontario needs a practical solution that provides strong local economic development and new employment sources to replace the 230,000 manufacturing jobs that have disappeared from the province in the last five years. As ...
Port City Relations: Global Spaces of Urban Waterfront Development
Urban waterfronts have become key sites where global restructuring processes and local interests are engaged in complex struggles that are influencing the future of cities. The author discusses three issues related to these ...
How will disenfranchised Peoples adapt to Climate Change? Strengthening the Ecojustice Movement
(Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability, 2009)
Women, Equity and Participatory Water Management in Brazil
(International Feminist Journal of Politics, 2007-12)
Public participation in resource management is regarded as a central pillar of sustain- able development. Water management is a foremost example, and women globally are prime users and protectors of water. Yet the ...
Introduction: Exploring feminist ecological economics
(Feminist Economics, 2005-11)
These Explorations argue that more links between the fields of feminist ecology and feminist economics are both needed and promising, and presents new, boundary-crossing research in this area. It brings together contributions ...
Feminist Ecological Economics and Sustainability
(Journal of Bioeconomics, 2007)
New developments in feminist ecological economics and ecofeminist economics are contributing to the search for theories and policy approaches to move economies toward sustainability. This paper summa- rizes work by ...