Dr. Collard's article in Progressive International

June 05, 2020

Rosemary Collard and Jessica Dempsey's (University of British Columbia) new article in Progressive International: Blueprint asks: What could a feminist, green, and global response to Covid-19 look like?

"Any Green New Deal must be international and intersectional

International, because environmental policy cannot stop at national borders or it risks the “hot potato” effect of merely relocating pollution, extraction, devastation. And given vast and longstanding global inequalities, there remains the oft-promised but never implemented principle of “common but differentiated responsibilities”, or put otherwise, the need for the North to pay its ecological debts. As for intersectional, any efforts to deal with climate change and biodiversity loss must be feminist, anti-racist, and decolonial..." read more