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Giorgos Kallis

An ICREA research professor at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), he is an environmental scientist working on ecological economics and political ecology. He holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning from the University of the Aegean (Greece), and has developed his academic career at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was a Marie Curie International Fellow, at Imperial College London and at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. Kallis studies the social and biophysical causes of environmental deterioration from an interdisciplinary perspective and has worked extensively on the concepts of socio-ecological coevolution and sustainable degrowth. He has also taught at SOAS – University of London and has been a consultant on science and technology for the European Parliament. He is co-author of Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era (Routledge, 2014) and author of Límits. Ecologia i llibertat (Arcàdia, abril 2021; Limits. Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why Environmentalists Should Care, Stanford University Press, 2019).

Update: 10 March 2021


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Economic model and global migrations

Pau Baizán and Giorgos Kallis in conversation