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Mobilising for just transition within and beyond the workplace (2021)
Book Chapter
Bell, K. (2021). Mobilising for just transition within and beyond the workplace. In N. Räthzel, D. Stevis, & D. Uzzell (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Environmental Labour Studies. London: Palgrave. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-71909-8

Under the banner of ‘Just Transition’, the labour movement has articulated the necessity to transform workplace production practices and to tackle social and environmental problems in tandem (e.g. labor4sustainability 2017). Yet, in order to most eff... Read More about Mobilising for just transition within and beyond the workplace.

Beyond inclusion?: Perceptions of the extent to which Extinction Rebellion speaks to, and for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and working-class communities (2021)
Journal Article
Bell, K., & Bevan, G. (2021). Beyond inclusion?: Perceptions of the extent to which Extinction Rebellion speaks to, and for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and working-class communities. Local Environment, 26(10), 1205-1220. https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2021.1970728

There is a resurgent interest in, and debate about, inclusive environmentalism. Within this context, it has been alleged that Extinction Rebellion (XR) exclude Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and working-class people. To understand more about... Read More about Beyond inclusion?: Perceptions of the extent to which Extinction Rebellion speaks to, and for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and working-class communities.

Can the Green New Deal explicitly incorporate degrowth without losing its popular potential? (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K. (2021, July). Can the Green New Deal explicitly incorporate degrowth without losing its popular potential?. Paper presented at International Society for Ecological Economics and the European Society for Ecological Economics - Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis, Online (University of Manchester)

The failure of lifestyle environmentalism and the promise of the Green New Deal for working-class people (2021)
Journal Article
Bell, K., & Bevan, G. (2021). The failure of lifestyle environmentalism and the promise of the Green New Deal for working-class people. The Journal of Working-Class Studies, 6(1), 5-21. https://doi.org/10.13001/jwcs.v6i1.6465

There is an urgent need to address a range of environmental issues, including climate change, but the policies enacted to date have usually done nothing to address class inequities and have often led to increased working-class disadvantage. The cause... Read More about The failure of lifestyle environmentalism and the promise of the Green New Deal for working-class people.

The political climate we are in (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K. (2021, June). The political climate we are in. Presented at SERA Labour Environmental Campaign, Bristol and South West Lecture, Bristol (online)

Community climate action (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K. (2021, June). Community climate action. Presented at Community Climate Action Book Talk, Cameron Centre, Lockleaze

The tree of participation: A new model for inclusive decision-making (2021)
Journal Article
Bell, K., & Reed, M. (2022). The tree of participation: A new model for inclusive decision-making. Community Development Journal, 57(4), 595–614. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsab018

Community development often involves organizing participatory decision-making processes. The challenge is for this to be meaningful. Participatory decision-making has the potential to increase the transparency, accountability, equity and efficienc... Read More about The tree of participation: A new model for inclusive decision-making.

Youth, climate and environmentalism (2021)
Book Chapter
Bowman, B., Bell, K., & Alexis-Martin, B. (2021). Youth, climate and environmentalism. In K. Bell (Ed.), Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism. Abingdon: Routledge

This chapter focuses on youth activism. It argues that this activism is complex and framed in ways that uphold and recognise the connections between environmental justice and global economic, social and political justice. The youth climate strikes ha... Read More about Youth, climate and environmentalism.

Diversity and inclusion in environmentalism (2021)
Book Chapter
Bell, K. (2021). Diversity and inclusion in environmentalism. In K. Bell (Ed.), Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism. Abingdon: Routledge

This chapter introduces the aim of the book as intending to building bridges between environmentalists and equalities communities. It discusses why we need diversity and inclusion in environmentalism - so that we can bring as many on board as possibl... Read More about Diversity and inclusion in environmentalism.