Sub-theme 33: Organizational Struggles over the Natural Environment

Daniel Nyberg, University of Newcastle, Australia
Christopher Wright, University of Sydney, Australia
Amanda Crompton, Nottingham University Business School, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, M A320 (3rd floor)
Introduction and Environmental Struggles
Chair: Amanda Crompton
Daniel Nyberg, Christopher Wright and Jacqueline Kirk
Political contestation, neoliberalism and the development of the UK shale gas industry
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): David Levy
Lotta Aho
Climate as a peripheral issue in climate change policies – impact of neoliberal politics, multinational corporations, and institutions
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christina Neesham
James Freund
Gaia, Trump and the symbolic immortality boost
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Belinda Wade
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, M A320 (3rd floor)
Social Movements
Chair: Daniel Nyberg
Amanda Crompton and Graeme Currie
Framing identity: Tensions, negotiations and the quest for unity in a grassroots campaign
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): John Murray
Yousra Rahmouni Elidrissi
Bodies on the line – Performing embodied politics in the French climate justice movement
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Brett Crawford
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, M A320 (3rd floor)
Oil and Trees
Chair: Christopher Wright
Michiel de Roo
Opportunities for whom? Local economic development vs. global climate change mitigation in the Arctic
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Samuel Tang
Nilufer Yapici and Bryant A. Hudson
Oil spills: Corporate Social Irresponsibility, Forgetting work and institutional deflection
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christiana Parisi
Marcus Vinícius Peinado Gomes and Fábio Grigoletto
Struggles over the Natural Environment: The case of Greenpeace Guerrilla Warfare against Amazon Deforestation in Brazil
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Daniel Tisch
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, M A320 (3rd floor)
Climate Change Struggles
Chair: Amanda Crompton
David Levy and Nichole K. Wissman
Climate adaptation in the anthropocene: Constructing and contesting urban risk regimes
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lotta Aho
Cristina Neesham, Kirti Mishra, and Wendy Stubbs
Organisational responses to struggles over the natural environment: A co-evolutionary analysis
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): James Freund
Belinda Wade and Andrew Griffiths
Overcoming uncertainty as a barrier to organisational decarbonisation: An issue of cognitive framing?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Chris Wright
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, M A320 (3rd floor)
Climate Change Discourse
Chair: Daniel Nyberg
Brett Crawford and Erica Coslor
Different ways of seeing: Imagery and actorhood in the anthropocene
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Amanda Crompton
George Ferns and Kenneth Amaeshi
Rearticulating a collapsed hegemony: BP, climate governance, and the fantasy lock-in
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Yousra Rahmouni Elidrissi
John Murray
It took organizing: Corporate political activity and struggles over the natural environment
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): George Ferns
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, M A320 (3rd floor)
Climate Change Strategy
Chair: Christopher Wright
Cristiana Parisi
The impact of environmental accounts during moments of socio-ecological transformation
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nilufer Yapici
Daniel Tisch
If you can’t beat ‘em join ‘em: Social emulation strategy not more climate models for climate change adaptation in the agricultural sector
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Michiel de Roo
Samuel Tang
Business responses to the 'Adaptation Reporting Power': Rationales, practices and impacts
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marcus Gomes
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, M A320 (3rd floor)
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