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Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
Published: 01 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002406
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0240-6
Published: 09 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394662
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9466-2
Published: 19 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376064
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7606-4
Book Chapter

By Kath Weston
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... What would it mean to take North American climate change skepticism seriously when people assert that global warming cannot be happening because it is not particularly hot out and the observer has hardly broken a sweat? Although many have characterized such claims as antiscience, intimate...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... What would it mean to take North American climate change skepticism seriously when people assert that global warming cannot be happening because it is not particularly hot out and the observer has hardly broken a sweat? Although many have characterized such claims as antiscience, intimate...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
... 4 DIRTY WATERS AND WORRIED MINDS · heAlTh concernS in An Age of climATe chAnge · Warming temperatures are most noticeable in the northernmost regions of our planet, and Siberia s Yamal Peninsula, which extends into the Arc- tic Ocean, is no exception. In 2016, temperatures reached as high as 95 de...
Published: 19 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376064-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7606-4
Published: 19 November 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7606-4
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372455-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7245-5
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... had earned bachelor’s degrees, and many had studied further in the United States, Canada, or Britain. They knew the facts of climate change, and they cared enough to join public discussions about it. To these scientists, activists, policy makers, and energy specialists, I introduced myself as a fellow...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390244-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9024-4
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012405-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1240-5
...Introduction Matter, Politics, and Climate Change How can we get people more involved in doing something about climate change? This is the question being explored at a meeting of the steering group that has responsibility for managing Manchester s plan to reduce the city s carbon emissions. It is a...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012405-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1240-5
...Part I | Contact Zones This page intentionally left blank CLimaTe Change in manChesTer An Origin Story It was nearly thirty years ago, in 1994, that climate change first took cen- ter stage in the city of Manchester. This first appearance of climate change took the form of a conference called the...
Published: 24 August 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1240-5
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012535-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1253-5
...C H A P T E R 4 / Climate Change of the Struggle P E R C E P T I O N S Compare the climates of Japan s popular struggles of the 1960s and those of the post- Fukushima present. Why these times? They are mo- ments when many lived a radical change in crisis and unrest, while some sought to grasp an...
Published: 24 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387718-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8771-8
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012405
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1240-5
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
...Climate Engineering: So Far, a Terra- Centric Proposition For land- based dwellers, climate change impacts are often mea sured and mod- eled in terms of temperature and precipitation and then sea- level rise or how the ocean encroaches upon us. If we were ocean dwellers, our working groups and...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
... this age of climate change. The increasing obsolescence of the fema flood maps has become clear in the face of record- intensity hurricanes and rain events. With the record- breaking rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, Houston had suffered three 500- year floods within the space of three years. It was a...