Mathilde Szuba

Mathilde Szuba

Mathilde Szuba has a PhD in Environmental Sociology from the Centre d’Etudes des techniques, des Connaissances et des Pratiques (CETCOPRA, Université Paris I). Her research focuses on the political and social implications of peak oil and the “overshooting” of irreversible ecological thresholds, mostly through the study of Individual Carbon Quotas. She has co-written a chapter in Rob Hopkins’ French edition of his “Transition Manual” and is also a member of the Entropia review’s editorial board.

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Personal Carbon Allowances, Rationing and Responsibility

“In 1871 Paris was under siege, in a final effort to resist the enemy what did the people ask for? Rationing!” Pierre Kropotkine, 1887. Degrowth thinkers tend to recognize a central thesis in which the finite quantity of natural resources automatically creates a limit to growth. This idea of material finitude can also be found in […]