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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 4. Yoko Shimizu, illustration for Michael Cockram, “Bracing for Climate Change,” Green Source Magazine, January/February 2013. Copyright Yoko Shimizu http://yukoart.com/blog/climate-change-and-the-city , blog entry, February 11, 2013. Reproduced with Permission. Figure 4. Yoko More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth Callaway Abstract This article turns toward scientific literature to consider the basic strategies used in presenting the temporality of climate change. While the majority of literary criticism argues that the experience of climate change is either apocalyptic or banal, the scientific...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a scientist-turned-landscape photographer for National Geographic. While on an assignment to photograph ice in 2006, he came up with the idea to use time-lapse photography of receding glaciers as evidence of climate change. The resulting Extreme Ice Survey project, sponsored by The Wild Foundation...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2016
... considered in light of contemporary climate change and the political obstacles that have hindered attempts to make significant decreases in global carbon emissions. In the second section of this article, then, I argue that shifting the interpretive focus of Hardin's argument away from the predominant object...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 172–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Dianne Chisholm Abstract How does contemporary music cultivate ecological thinking and climate-change awareness in our era of global warming? This essay investigates how the music of Pulitzer Prize–winning Alaskan composer John Luther Adams incites ecological listening and shapes an ear for climate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 330–337.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... In our contemporary understanding of climate change, where be dragons? Although dragons are today conspicuous by their absence, it is increasingly clear that they lie all around: at the interstices of academic disciplines, beyond the boundaries of falsifiable scientific knowledge, in the sheer...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Matthew Schneider-Mayerson Abstract Climate fiction—literature explicitly focused on climate change—has exploded over the last decade, and is often assumed to have a positive ecopolitical influence by enabling readers to imagine potential climate futures and persuading them of the gravity and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Mark Levene Abstract The accumulating evidence on the depth and accelerating trajectory of anthropogenic climate change poses the possibility of an early end to human existence as part of a more general biotic extinction. But if that is the case what does that mean for the latter day writing of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the problems that motivated the creation of the analytic in the first place: convincing lay individuals to actively respond to anthropogenic environmental change. Climate change denial persists, even within the rural and agricultural communities most affected by these environmental changes. These same...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... environmental change that inflict ‘slow violence’ on vulnerable human (and non-human) populations. Nixon argues that a lack of “arresting stories, images and symbols” reduces the visibility of gradual problems such as biodiversity loss, climate change and chemical pollution in cultural imaginations and on...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 May 2012
... explored in two contemporary environmental writers. First, The End of Nature by Bill McKibben is examined for its debt to Silent Spring and its use (and overuse) of sadness in its attempt to bring climate change to the public's attention. Second, Early Spring by Amy Seidl is shown to be a more affective...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
... poems create a confusion of subject/object and foreground/background relations in which the origins of affects are impossible to determine and harms circulate. Affect is vital in understanding human motivations in relation to climate change, and Hillman's ecopoetic practice is an example of how we can...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
...David Farrier Abstract This article argues that the Anthropocene is marked by haunted time. As the ‘geological agents’ of climate change, as Dipesh Chakrabarty has put it, we both identify with ‘deep time’ processes and conjure the ghosts of those whose lives to come will be shaped in drastic ways...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2015
... transformed. Climate is an enduring idea and also a powerful one; and, like any interesting word, it defies easy definition. The idea of climate today is most commonly associated with the discourse of climate change and its scientific, political, economic, religious, ethical and social dimensions. I have...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
... November 2015, Danish artist Olafur Eliasson and geologist Minik Rosing transported twelve enormous blocks of cast-off ice from a fjord in Greenland to the streets of Paris for an installation called Ice Watch . Timing the installation to coincide with the UN Climate Change Conference, Eliasson arranged...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... first to the crucial question of how climate change itself might be understood as traumatically affecting. Timothy Morton’s concept of the “hyperobject” offers a useful way into thinking about “things that are massively distributed in time and space relative to humans.” 2 For Morton, global warming...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 May 2016
... climate change symbiosis Rocky Mountains pine beetle Over the past couple of years, we have been working on a suite of video installation projects based on different landscapes. The first in the series is set in the Central Flyway Migration Corridor of the southeast Texas coast on the Gulf of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 2018 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Chthulucene Anthropocene death folklore Norfolk climate change haunting And where they all lay sleeping The Dog lies panting down The fire of forests burning in his...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... twenty-first-century developments relating to environmental perceptions and perspectives—and the way people see themselves in this world, not only spatially but temporally. While contemporary anthropogenic climate change has forced a focus on changing (indeed disappearing) ice, glaciers and ice...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of human activity and at the same time determine the activity of future humans. In a way the book is therefore a response to Heise's complaint, in Sense of Place and Sense of Planet (2008), that most climate change novels are too “conventional in their narrative strategies,” 11 frequently...