Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism

Diversity and Inclusion in EnvironmentalismWhy Do We Need Inclusion and Diversity in Environmentalism?Why Environmental Campaigns Need to ChangeWhat Is ‘Diversity’ and ‘Inclusion’?Benefits of Considering Diversity and InclusionLimits of Diversity and InclusionWhat is ‘Environmentalism’?Overview of the ChaptersNoteReferencesDisabled EnvironmentalismsBarriers to Disabled People’s Inclusion in EnvironmentalismMaterial BarriersThe BodyThe Built EnvironmentSocial BarriersInstitutional BarriersFinancial BarriersTemporal BarriersThe Personal Costs – Being the Disabled KilljoyDisability and Environmentalism in the Academic ContextDisability Studies On the EnvironmentEnvironmental Studies and DisabilityEngaging With Recent Developments in Disability StudiesCripping EnvironmentalismCentralising Disability in Environmental FuturesWhat Does Cripping Environmentalism Look Like in Practice?Towards a Research and Policy Agenda in AcademiaReferencesHow Environmentalism Includes and Excludes Women: Planning, the Personal and the PlanetCasting a Gender Lens On the History of EnvironmentalismWhere Were the Women?Ecofeminism – Women’s ‘Different’ Approach to EnvironmentalismThe Importance of ‘Women and Planning’ As De Facto EnvironmentalismThe Old City of ManThe New City of ManThe New City of WomanConclusion: Mainstreaming Gender Into all Aspects of policy-Making and LeadershipSummary of the Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit Applied to Environmental PolicyReferencesEnvironmental Movements in the Global SouthDebating the History of EnvironmentalismThe Environmentalism of the PoorRed and Green Shades of EnvironmentalismNot All Environmental Movements Are NsmsConclusionNoteReferencesWorking-Class People, Extinction Rebellion and the environmental Movements of the Global NorthWhat Is Class?Do Working-Class People Care About the Environment?How Can Mainstream Environmental Organisations Become More Inclusive to Working-Class People?Be Proactive in Finding Opportunities for Mutual SolidarityConsider the Impact of Your Discourse and Tactics On Working-Class PeopleCriticise the Powerful, Not Those Without OptionsDo Not Be ClassistFocus On Environmentalism as a Chance to Make Everyone’s Life BetterRecognise and Support Working-Class EnvironmentalismWorking-class EnvironmentalismTrade Union Health and SafetyThe Environmental Justice MovementConclusionReferencesEnvironmentalism and lgbtqia+ Politics and ActivismLGBTQIA+ Against Nature? The Disconnect Between Mainstream Environmentalism and the LGBTQIA+ MovementQueer Eco-Critique and Radical EcologyLGBTQIA+ and Environmental Action/activismContributionConcluding Thoughts and Recommendations: Politics and PolicyReferencesThe Demand for Racial Equality and Environmental Justice: Learning From Bristol’s Black and green ProgrammePositionalityContributions of Environmentalists of ColourStructural RacismWe are Not Heard! – The Ultimate Micro-AggressionUjima’s Black and Green ProjectConclusions and RecommendationsWork Together With Bame People to Make Decisions and write Policies. Recruit and Develop Bame LeadersResource Bame Environmental Projects: Time, Money, Expertise, Networks and ConnectionsHold ‘Difficult Conversations’Conduct Better Research With Under-Represented CommunitiesMonitor Equalities Information at Events and in Environmental OrganisationsInclude Storytelling to Change Dominant Narratives and Break down Stereotypical ThinkingDevelop Holistic Environmental Policies That Meet People’s needs and Tackle InequalityChallenge Stereotypes By Widening Discussions in EnvironmentalismDevelop Anti-Racist Approaches Within Organisations and ProjectsImplement the Policies That Have Been Recommended for Decades!FinallyReferencesThe Forgotten Generation: Older People and Climate ChangeAgeism and the Climate MovementClimate Change and Older PeopleCarbon CulpritsClimate VictimsIs Climate Concern and Action Just for the Young?Grey Climate ActivismConclusion and RecommendationsReferencesYouth, Climate and EnvironmentalismThe Importance of Considering Young PeopleResearch On Young People’s Environmental ConcernsYoung People As ActivistsYouth Climate StrikeImpact of Young People As Environmental ActivistsSolutionsBarriersConclusionReferencesPolicies and ChangeMisrecognitionPower DifferentialsEconomic InequalityPolicies Going ForwardImprove Participatory PracticeSupport Joint Social and Environmental Justice CampaignsWork for the Reduction of Inequalities in SocietyChoose Environmental Solutions Which Meet the Needs of Marginalised GroupsChange the Political-Economic SystemConclusionReferences
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