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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., the city also became a leader in planning for climate change, issuing high-profile reports about adaptation and mitigation and beginning the process of making the city more weather-resistant. In August 2011, New York City braced itself for the arrival of a severe storm system, Hurricane Irene...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Gökçe Günel This article examines the discourses and practices of climate change adaptation in the Arabian Peninsula. It suggests that climate change adaptation projects in the region are often attempts at reframing water-related challenges that are already present, regardless of the effects...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Liz Koslov Retreat, or relocating people and unbuilding land in places vulnerable to flooding and sea level rise, remains on the fringes of conversations about climate change adaptation. Yet already people throughout the world are moving away from the water en masse. Many more want to move but lack...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Austin Zeiderman This essay foregrounds the political constituencies assembling around the problem of climate change in cities. Recent experiments in urban climate governance in Bogotá, Colombia, are shown to challenge liberal democratic notions of the “public” by linking a redistributive economic...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to motivate Europeans to fight climate change. While climate investments appear responsible and progressive, the climate focus denies the colonial and postcolonial histories of emigrants’ plights, thereby threatening to deepen the crisis. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Anthropocene...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jerome Whitington Singapore climate change adaptation planning for water infrastructure is assessed against the concept of “vital security systems.” Cast against the historicity of water planning and postcolonial urbanism, water supply, coastal protection, and flood control are understood in terms...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Faisal Devji Abstract This article argues that the global emergence of children at the forefront of causes from climate change to education reveals a contradiction at the heart of politics. If politics is defined by the making of a future, the children who are meant to be its heirs are crucial...
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Public Culture 9262821.
Published: 12 October 2021
... the myriad ways our collective breathing is central to, and curtailed by, the American Aspiration. Grounded through the breath, it traces the deep entanglements of global pandemic, climate change, state violence, and lung cancer, and their combined social, political, and environmental implications...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 215–235.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to mitigate climate change and promote collaborative energy production, such as community-owned wind parks. Even when states adopt bold energy transition targets, as Mexico has done, the methods of transition can be deeply problematic. 2016 Anthropocene Mexico politics renewable energy wind power...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 351–357.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in Argentina, such as an increasing demand that is not matched by investment in supply, aging infrastructure, and lack of coordination between different programs. The article argues that these issues affect the city’s preparedness to confront the challenges of climate change and result in the failure...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 213–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Nicholas Mirzoeff This essay examines how the Anthropocene era caused by climate change has been visualized in art from the major industrial powers and how a countervisuality to it might be created. After Carlyle’s rather mystical concept of the heroic visualizer, the concept was transferred...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the earth through visual tropes of the extraterrestrial. Mapping these “outer spaces”—terrae incognitae—within and outside the earth has been key to our modern understanding of the planet and to visualizing the global environment, including climate change. Turning to the militarization of outer space...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Robert P. Marzec; Allison Carruth Robert P. Marzec and Allison Carruth discuss climate change, environmental justice, and postcolonial studies with scholar and public intellectual Rob Nixon. So the next semester, I was fired up to teach my first environmental course, calling it Modern Nature...
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 4 Reprinted from Anthony Costello et al., “Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change: Lancet and University College London Institute for Global Health Commission,” Lancet 373, no. 9676 (2009): 1693–1733, with permission from Elsevier. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii More
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 261–289.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the distribution of water through pipes and that threatens broader power arrangements. 2016 cities climate changes housing politics water Specters of rationing haunt metro São Paulo. Drinking water supplies have plunged to historic and dangerous lows. Overall water use has been slashed by a fifth...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 205–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . 2009 . “ Climate Change War Game: Major Findings and Background .” Working paper , Center for a New American Security , Washington, DC . Chaudhary Zahid R . 2012 . Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-Century India . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . De...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... contestation. 2014 Climate change will provide the conditions that will extend the war on terror. —Admiral T. Joseph Lopez, former commander in chief of the United States Naval Forces, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change Thou must learn how to make pictures of roads...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and other forms of diversity change things, rather than taking for granted that quantifiably measurable diversity is a proxy for a qualitatively different and more just world. In particular, the potential of climate and culture, I hold, is that they redirect where one might look for world-making, world...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
... whose onset is signaled by the smelt population’s decline. 2016 biodiversity climate change endangered species “We should be standing on five feet of snow,” declared California governor Jerry Brown in April 2015, as he announced the state’s first-ever mandatory restrictions on urban water...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2012
... will they manage the struggles over basic resources, such as food, potable water, and durable shelter, and the related security threats that now appear to be inevitable consequences of climate change? Who or what will persuade global leaders...