Inês Cosme

Inês Cosme
Universidade NOVA de Lisboa | NOVA · Centre for Research on Environment and Sustainability (CENSE)

Ph.D. Global Studies / MSc. Environmental Engineering / Advanced Studies Diploma on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies

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Introduction
Inês Cosme holds a PhD in Global Studies from NOVA University Lisbon. In her doctoral project, she explored degrowth theory and practices, mainly through understanding the role of bottom-up and top-down initiatives in performing fundamental changes in the way economic and social relations are performed currently, to a system that respects a plurality of values and is based on cooperation and solidarity. She is a researcher at CENSE, FCT NOVA and Invited Assistant Professor at FCSH NOVA.

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Debates around ecological and social limits to economic growth and new ways to deal with resource scarcity without compromising human wellbeing have re-emerged in the last few years, especially with the increasing calls for a degrowth approach. In this paper, a framework is developed to support a systematic analysis of degrowth in the selected acad...
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Degrowth – the planned and democratic reduction of production and consumption as a solution to the social-ecological crises – is slowly making its way to the sphere of policy-making. But there is a problem: proposals are scattered through a voluminous literature, making it difficult for decision-makers to pinpoint the concrete changes associated wi...
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Irrigated agriculture is a key activity for the long-term survival of humanenvironmental systems and the assessment of agricultural sustainability has been gaining increasing relevance. In spite of several proposals developed, there is not a holistic approach that can be generally applied to assess sustainability of irrigated agricultural areas. In...

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The goal of this research is to bring a new perspective on what we have to consider when pursuing the goals of deepening democratic institutions while downscaling in an ecological and social just way the impacts of our production and consumption systems.