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Robert Fletcher

Robert Fletcher

Robert Fletcher is Associate Professor in the Sociology of Development and Change group at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. His research interests include conservation, development, tourism, climate change, globalization and resistance and social movements. He is the author of Romancing the Wild: Cultural Dimensions of Ecotourism (Duke University, 2014) and co-editor of NatureTM Inc.: Environmental Conservation in the Neoliberal Age (University of Arizona, 2014).

Decoupling: a key fantasy of the SDG agenda

Decoupling is a dangerous fantasy sustained by disavowal – the simultaneous admission and denial – of its impossibility in practice.

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