Current Projects

Labour Nature Relations in Australia: Experiments in Collective Agency by Workers in the Climate Change Era

2019–2022

In an economic hegemony underwritten by the burning of fossil fuels – the fossil fuel regime – meeting the challenge of climate change will alter patterns of production and consumption and have far-reaching consequences for workers.

Blog

What is ‘ecological economics’ and why do we need to talk about it?

05 November 2019

As environmental crises and the urgency to create ecological sustainability escalate, so does the importance of ecological economics

News

New map charts ethical transitions from fossil fuels for Australia

12 December 2017

A new platform mapping environmental conflicts developed by RMIT urban researchers helps to support just transitions from coal to clean energy without disadvantaging workers and communities.

News

Urban research team wins grant for environmental justice case studies

16 November 2016

RMIT Centre for Urban Research Australian Environmental Justice team have won a competitive environmental justice grant run by international organisation, Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade.

News

Urban researcher awarded prestigious scholarship for environmental justice research

29 June 2016

RMIT urban researcher Lisa de Kleyn secures a coveted Victorian Environmental Assessment Council Scholarship (VEAC) for her research on environmental justice and native forests.

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An environmentally just city works best for all in the end

04 March 2016

Melbourne’s population is expected to almost double by mid-century, overtaking Sydney as Australia’s biggest city.