The Chinese Commons

Dear colleagues,

The new issue of Made in China may be of interest to those on this list who work on the commons or the environment in the broadest acceptation of both terms.

The issue is available for download at:

Previous issues are vailable at:

All the Best,




Trump Transition in Historical Perspective: Draft Annotated Bibliographies

On behalf of the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative, I'm posting the first fruits of our invitation to environmental and other historians, two annotated bibliographies on environmental transitions resembling the current one under Trump.   These are first drafts; please feel free to nominate your own or others' scholarship to be added.

CFP: Historia Ambiental Latinoamericana y Caribeña (HALAC) - Revista de la Sociedad Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Historia Ambiental

Call for submissions
Historia Ambiental Latinoamericana y Caribeña (HALAC) invites original submissions on a wide range of Latin American, and Caribbean Environmental History topics, from both stablished and early carrer scholars. Issues of HALAC are published online, and we feature articles from a variety of theoretical approaches, and perspectives on topics including the history and the environment in Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Re: New Active History Project: Putting the Trump Environmental Transition in Perspective

Dear Christopher,

in 2013 I published a book concerning US and European environmental efforts between 1970 and 1975. Chapter VI illustrates nixon‘s environmental rollback of 1973/74 (cut back of environmental regulations and institutions) in the face of the „energy crisis“, which shows very similiar patterns and underlying arguments as used by the Trump administration today. Maybe it’s interesting to you:


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