Name: John Foran
Position: Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies
Organisation: University of California, Santa Barbara
He is one of the founding members of the Global University for Sustainability.
John Foran is Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and teaches courses on climate change and climate justice, activism and movements for radical social change, and issues of development and globalization beyond capitalism. He is the author of Fragile Resistance: Social Transformation in Iran from 1500 to the Revolution (1993) and Taking Power: On the Origins of Revolutions in the Third World (2005). He is a scholar-activist in the global climate justice movement, the center of the struggle for achieving social justice and radical social change in the 21st century. A lot of his work is published at www.resilience.org. It can also be found at the International Institute of Climate Action and Theory [www.iicat.org]. He is an active member of Transition US, Democratic Socialists of America, System Change Not Climate Change, the Green Party of California, and Symbiosis Revolution.
Articles:John's work in links -- long version -- May 2020 (29.8 KB) 2020-06-26 Author: John Foran.
John Foran_Work May 2020 (29.8 KB) 2020-06-16 Author: John Foran.
John Foran -The Future of Revolutions（Readers' version typeset） (8.9 MB) 2020-06-01 Author: John Foran.
Narain and Bhushan -- Captain America - U.S. Climate Goals - A reckoning -- October 2015 (6.7 MB) 2016-11-03 Author: John Foran.
Most vulnerable nations form climate action coalition -- October 9, 2015 (111.9 KB) 2016-11-03 Author: John Foran.
Ambition and Smoke, Love and Courage: What to Expect from the Climate Treaty Negotiations in Paris (572.9 KB) 2015-11-26 Author: John Foran.
Just Say “No” to the Paris COP: A Possible Way to Win Something for Climate Justice (656.9 KB) 2015-09-16 Author: John Foran.
A History of the Climate Negotiations in Six Videos (499.9 KB) 2015-09-09 Author: John Foran.
Re-Imagining Climate Justice at the COP: Finding Our Frontlines at a Gathering in Bellagio, Italy (421.3 KB) 2015-08-04 Author: John Foran.
An ecosocialist at the ‘Our Common Future’ conference (260.8 KB) 2015-07-10 Author: John Foran.
Climate Futures: This Changes Everything – a yearlong virtual multi-media project at UC Santa Barbara
For the latest events please go to: http://ehc.english.ucsb.edu/?page_id=11154