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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Bloomberg, 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 (1 May 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 of...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 (1 May 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 (1 May 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...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 215–235.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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 The...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 351–357.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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 to...
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Public Culture (1 May 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. 2014 Anthropocene is the name given by scientists to the new era in geology caused by human...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 (1 May 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. 2014 Robert P. Marzec (RM): You began your career combining creative writing and postcolonialism—working...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 261–289.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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. But the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 129–164.
Published: 01 January 2017
... diagrams in particular, were seen as instruments, tools for historical change. This essay discusses some of the most widely distributed architectural-climatic diagrams of the period, produced by the Hungarian émigré architects Aladar and Victor Olgyay from the late 1940s to the early 1960s. Working at the...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 use. The...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 287–309.
Published: 01 May 2017
... captivity and prompting major changes to the North American orca-display industry, as represented by corporate giants such as SeaWorld. Orcas are now more likely to be followed online than watched either in captivity or in the wild, with some individual orcas becoming celebrity targets for activist...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2016
... light of current issues, their conversation touches on topics such as how migration relates to political and economic processes, the continuously shifting landscape of global cities, and how complex systems change. 2016 capital cities globalization labor migration Shamus Khan (SK): I want to start...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 161–186.
Published: 01 January 2016
... different timescales and place algae as an alternative carbon fuel within Dyson’s timescales of culture, species, or life on the planet, there is little change—it is the perpetuation of a carbon-based economy that has accelerated climate change over the past century. This form of innovation reinforces a...
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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
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 205–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
... then nascent issue of climate change. In what appears to be an unlikely turnabout, the partial declassification of these images—specifically those that showed contractions in the polar ice sheets—provided scientists with a form of environmental visualization that proved vital to generating empirical...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 and mountains and rivers...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2012
... sustain human life on this planet? How 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...