Perceptions and actions towards transdisciplinarity for generating environmental and social justice

CRESTING Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Santiago Perez participated on the AScUS (un)conference, organised by the Sustainable Urban Systems section of the International Society for Industrial Ecology , in partnership with Metabolism of Cities and the IE University in Segovia.  Santiago, in partnership with Mercedes Quesada-Embid, associate professor at the Catawba College (North Carolina, US), directed…

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CRESTING LAUNCHES ETHICAL TRAVEL POLICY FOR PROJECT MEMBERS

Covid-19 has caused widespread disruption to national and international travel patterns.  As restrictions begin to ease, the question arises whether mobility will return in the same form as before.  At the same time, national and international travel represents a significant contribution to European carbon emissions and requires a large behavioural change in travel habits.  Promoting…

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CRESTING Researcher presents his latest research on Circular Economy and Society at the Online Degrowth Symposium

On the 15th of May 2020, CRESTING ESR (Early Stage Researcher) Martin Calisto Friant presented his latest research at the Second Utrecht Degrowth Symposium: From Circular Economy to Circular Society.  Martin co-organized the online event with other members of Ontgroei (the Dutch Degrowth Platform) and obtained funding from Utrecht University’s Circular Economy and Society Hub. …

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CRESTING researcher participated in an online event hosted by Extinction Rebellion to discuss what a future without economic growth could look like

CRESTING ESR (Early Stage Researcher) Martin Calisto Friant, member of the Dutch degrowth network (Ontgroie), presented his views and latest research in an online panel discussion entitled “Towards a Degrowth Society” and hosted by Extinction Rebellion Netherlands. The panel brought together four academics from Ontgroie with activists from Extinction Rebellion to discuss the meaning and…

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