Leah Temper is a trans-disciplinary scholar-activist specialized
in Environmental Justice Politics, Ecological Economics and Political
Ecology based at the Institute of Environmental Sciences and
Technology (ICTA) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is
the founder and co-director of the Global Atlas of Environmental
Justice (www.ejatlas.org) and is currently the principal investigator
of ACKnowl-EJ (Activist-academic Co-production of Knowledge for
Environmental Justice, www.acknowlej.org) a project looking at how transformative
alternatives are born from resistance against extractivism. Previously, she was the
Director of USC Canada’s Seeds of Survival Program International, and
the scientific coordinator of the EJOLT Project. She
has directed and shot several short documentary films about Degrowth,
recycler’s movements and climate artivism and resistance.