Episode 5: Environmental Political History in Canada

From ecopolitical history to tips on environmental activism techniques, this episode is the perfect primer on ecopolitics in Canada. Guided by the seasoned Robert Paehlke -- one of the founding voices in the field of environmental politics -- we discuss the environmental movement, and the ways in which the movement has changed over the past five decades.


Robert Paehlke
Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Resource Studies, Trent University

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Peter Andrée
Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University


Ryan M. Katz-Rosene
Assistant Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa

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Robert Paehlke is Professor Emeritus (Environmental and Resource Studies) at Trent University. He edited the Canadian environmental journal/magazine Alternatives from its founding in 1971 until 1982. He is author of Hegemony and Global Citizenship (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014); Some Like It Cold: the Politics of Climate Change in Canada (2008); Democracy’s Dilemma: Environment, Social Equity and the Global Economy (MIT Press, 2004); and Environmentalism and the Future Of Progressive Politics (Yale UP, 1991) and editor of several other books.