Introduction Students for a Sustainable Stanford (SSS) is a project-based student group concerned with addressing sustainability in all its forms on Stanford’s campus, with sub-groups dedicated to water, waste, climate, and environmental justice issues. With President Obama set to approve or reject the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline by [...]
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Ecofeminism as a Starting Point for Sustainability
Anna Ponting is a sophomore majoring in Urban Studies with a focus in sustainability.
I am an environmentalist. I am also a feminist. As I read the description for Carolyn Merchant’s talk on ecofeminism, I thought I might be an ecofeminist as well. Interested—as I usually am by the joining of “isms”—I went to hear Merchant’s lecture titled “Capitalism and Sustainability are Fundamentally Incompatible?” [...]