Environmental Politics award a prize of £250 for the best paper published in each volume. The winning paper and runners up for the most recent award will be free to access for the year.
2023 winner: Blanche Verlie, ‘Climate justice in more-than-human worlds‘.
Congratulations from the entire editorial team! In making this decision, the judges agreed that:
the level of intellectual ambition and insight this article offers, and the impact it will have on debates about climate justice, are highly significant. The author does a beautiful job of weaving together very complex ideas, literatures, personal anecdotes and evidence to put forward the outline of an important new approach to climate justice
2023 runner-up: Landen Longest, Thomas E. Shriver, and Alison E. Adams, ‘Cultivating quiescence in risk communities: coal ash contamination and cancer in two cities‘.
2023 shortlisted articles:
- Joe Turner & Dan Bailey, ‘‘Ecobordering’: casting immigration control as environmental protection‘
- Stacia S. Ryder & Patrick Devine-Wright, ‘Environmental justice implications and conceptual advancements: community experiences of proposed shale gas exploration in the UK‘
- Joost de Moor, ‘Postapocalyptic narratives in climate activism: their place and impact in five European cities‘
- Jens Marquardt, M. Cecilia Oliveira & Markus Lederer, ‘Same, same but different? How democratically elected right-wing populists shape climate change policymaking‘
All of these articles will be free access for the next year. Congratulations from us go to the whole shortlist.