The present issue of the magazine Political Ecology encourages a cutting-edge debate, ¿are we witnessing a peak or rather a crisis of environmentalism?
This issue includes nineteen articles reflecting on the existing controversy among different environmental cultures and sensitivities. It lays out questions related to both, practical and theoretical concerns analyzing new forms of environmental activism. This issue aims to provide a wide and global perspective of the environmentalism´s situation in this historical period of environmental and climate crisis.
As a whole, this is a diverse issue which introduces the conceptual and political challenges that environmentalism faces nowadays. Furthermore, different texts reflect on how new forms of political and social environmentalism might originate new opportunities for the movement.
Publication date: December 2019
Open access: December 2020