Traits and approaches to the commons in historiography

Subsequent to final in our collection on “The Tragedy of the Commons at 50” (the earlier submit, on Carol Rose’s article, is right here) is Giacomo Bonan’s piece, “Confronting Hardin: Traits and Approaches to the Commons in Historiography”. The summary: This Article analyses each the position of historiography in Hardin’s The …

Water legislation in imperial Russia

The present problem of Water Historical past has an article by Anna Mazanik, "Industrial waste, river air pollution and water politics in Central Russia, 1880–1917". First, an extract (footnotes and references omitted): Imperial Russia didn’t have a unified laws on water air pollution comparable, for instance, to the Rivers Air pollution Prevention …

Commons and cognition

Subsequent up within the sequence of posts on “The Tragedy of the Commons at 50” (the final submit is right here) is the article of my co-editor for the amount, Carol Rose, “Commons and Cognition”. The summary: Garrett Hardin’s Tragedy of the Commons primarily considerations actions somewhat than ideas. However he …

Indigenous peoples, political economists and the tragedy of the commons

Subsequent in our sequence on “The Tragedy of the Commons at 50” (the final submit is right here) is Michel Morin’s “Indigenous Peoples, Political Economists and the Tragedy of the Commons”. The summary: In “The Tragedy of the Commons,” Garrett Hardin implicitly moved from bounded commons — a pasture or a …

Legislation and environmental-technological change

Development crane at Norris Dam (TVA) (Currents of Change) Yesterday's New York Instances had a bit by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway on the necessity for presidency assist in making the technological transformations essential to avert disastrous local weather change – specifically, phasing out fossil fuels by the 12 months 2050. …

Sooner than Trump

At current’s “This Day in Water Historic previous” has this: Judson Harmon, c. 1912 June 11, 1895: First day of tenure of Judson Harmon as U.S. Authorized skilled Frequent. “Harmon issued primarily probably the most categorical assertion of what turned known as the American doctrine of absolute sovereignty, that “the …

The legality and legitimacy of Japanese whaling – Half II

[Second and remaining part of a customer submit by Geoffrey Wandesforde-Smith – Half I is correct right here.] The second degree to take away from Arch’s information is that when organized whaling turned established in early stylish Japan, beneath the watchful eye of domainal lords (daimyo), who might resolve who had …

The availability of disenfranchisement for rural Individuals

Slate’s Issac Chotiner currently interviewed Eliza Griswold on her new e-book, Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America (Macmillan, 2018). Inside the interview (and presumably the e-book) Griswold reveals a strong historic sensibility regarding the legal-environmental roots of some of America’s (and due to this fact the world’s) current …