Between Scholarship of Emergency and Hope: Insights About Doing Environmental Justice Research in Time of Climate and Ecological Challenge

Mine Islar is an Associate Professor in Sustainability Science and Director of PhD School at LUCSUS. Her research interests are political ecology and transformative political frameworks including degrowth. Currently, she is co-leading a project called ‘Postgrowth Welfare Societies’ that aims to assess ways of decoupling welfare from economic growth. She is a Lead Author for the IPBES Global Assessment (2019) and Values Assessment (2022) with a focus on multiple valuation methods of nature. She has published internationally peer-reviewed articles in journals including Ecology & Society, Geoforum, Global Environmental Change, COSUST, Conservation and Society.