Alf Hornborg is an anthropologist and Professor of Human Ecology at Lund University, Sweden. His research focuses on theorizing the cultural and political. A Jerneck, L Olsson, B Ness, S Anderberg, M Baier, E Clark, T Hickler, Sustainability science 6 (1), , , Zero-sum world: challenges in. Alf Hornborg is Professor of Human Ecology at Lund University since He received his Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the University.

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Some of these materials are rare and expensive and degrade the environment. The Industrial Revolution as time-space appropriation and environmental load displacement Alf Hornborg Ecological Economics59 p.

Alf Hornborg – Why you can’t have free trade and save the planet

March 22, Mathew D. It is urgent in science and society to address climate change and other sustainability challenges such as biodiversity loss, deforestation, depletion of marine fish stocks, global ill-health, land degradation, land use change and water Rappaport Accumulation based on symbolic versus intrinsic “productivity”: For centuries world trade has increased not only environmental degradation, but also global inequality.

Ingold, “The perception of the environment: Debates about biomedicine” Alf Hornborg Current Anthropology43 p. Antropologi som utsiktsplats och revolution Alf Hornborg Den antropologiska erfarenheten Book chapter. His primary research interest is the cultural and political dimensions of human-environmental relations in past and present societies, particularly from the perspective of world-system analysis.


Identity and Ecology in the Margins1 p. Moreover, the United Nations Environmental Programme recently warned that the world is heading for ecological disaster unless we use hornboorg resources per dollar of economic growth.

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But this is the same Trump whose decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement also met with massive disapproval. Alf Hornborg Kungl. Alf Hornborg Economic Anthropology4 p. Alf Hornborg The Anthropology of Sustainability: The Industrial Revolution as time-space appropriation and environmental load displacement Alf Hornborg Recent Developments in Ecological Economicsp. If you are interested in knowing about this project, or even participating in it, we invite you to visit our website elmundofelizdelfuturo.

Environmental history as political ecology Alf Hornborg Rethinking environmental history: Culture, Power, and Environmental Argument2 p. Conversations with Stephen Gudeman The world system unmasked: My profile in Lund University research portal. Editor Book Ecology and Power: There qlf obviously something problematic about shifting to solar power that goes beyond corporate obstruction.

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This will involve confronting conventional ideologies of technological progress and free trade. Like other modern technologies they depend on high domestic purchasing power combined with cheap Asian labour, Brazilian land, or Congolese cobalt.


On perspectives lost horngorg estimating the costs and benefits of inequality Alf Hornborg The Give and Take of Sustainability: The Czech-Canadian energy researcher Vaclav Smil has found that switching to renewable energy would use up vast amounts of landreversing the land-saving benefits of the Industrial Revolution.

Machine fetishism, value, and the image of unlimited good: Global ecology and unequal exchange: Current Anthropology 43 2, People, power and the environment. Journal from the Swedish Research Council Formas.

Can we domesticate the root of all evil? The key focus is on knowledge structuring. The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute27 p.

A plea for contextualism and holism Alf Hornborg The art of natural resource managementp. Toward a system perspective Alf Hornborg The world system and the Earth system: