Stefania Barca is a senior researcher at the University of Coimbra. She holds a PhD in Economic History and has been a visiting scholar at Yale University, postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley, and guest professor at Lund University. In the past ten years, she has published widely on the political ecology of industrial ca – pitalism, with focus on labour and environmen – tal politics, socialist ecofeminism, environmental justice, degrowth; she has recently co-edited the book collection Towards the Political Economy of Degrowth. She is actively contributing to shaping a Green New Deal policy proposal in Europe.