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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 205–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Allison Carruth; Robert P. Marzec This special issue of Public Culture explores forms of environmental image making and visualization in the context of the Anthropocene. The essays aim to spark dialogue about how visual technologies and media—from satellite imaging and military simulation to...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Robert P. Marzec This essay explores the erasure of the ecological commons as an environmental and representative space of political contestation, in and through the development of a specific type of imaging process that transforms the ecological commons into a spectacle. Specifically, it examines...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 319–337.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Heather Houser Information visualizations (or “infovis”) have become a ubiquitous cultural form in the digital age. Environmental artists and activists increasingly trust in the ability of infovis to produce knowledge about environmental issues and to promote audience engagement. But does infovis...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
... address issues ranging from war and discrimination to technological innovation and environmental crisis. Yet in taking on such topics, animation often manages to preserve the pleasures that come with its distinctive visual styles and with the playfulness, sense of humor, and satiric impulse that have...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 411–424.
Published: 01 September 2010
... equally overarching and commanding framework to replace the war on terror? Environmentalism is one of the few movements on the left that presents itself in the same totalizing political terms that the war on terror did on the right. Yet the politics of fear is a broad, deeply rooted political phenomenon...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 133–162.
Published: 01 January 2020
... capacity, collective asthmatic risk, and distributed body parts. Life in law is now monitored through air quality indexes and climatological reports as much as X-rays or electrocardiograms, making it something not just shaped by the environment but itself an environmental condition. Following judicial...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth DeLoughrey This essay examines the militarization of extraterrestrial and extraterritorial spaces such as the high seas, outer space, and Antarctica since the onset of the Cold War. While environmental studies has generally focused on national topographies, this essay instead imagines the...
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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. Unusually, the Carson who first influenced me wasn’t the Carson of Silent Spring . I encountered her...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 4 A stylized mapping of human migratory movement across the earth, produced as part of the European Research Council program Environmental Factors in the Chronology of Human Evolution and Dispersal. Figure 4. A stylized mapping of human migratory movement across the earth, produced as More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1 Infilling of coastal zones. In 1991 the elevation of new land was set to 1.25 meters above the highest-recorded high tide. In 2011 it was raised to 2.25 meters for new construction. Source: Peduzzi, Pascal. 2014 “Sand, Rarer Than One Thinks,” Environmental Development 11, 208–218 More
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 5 The November 15, 2016, cover of Down to Earth , India’s most popular environmental magazine, published by the Centre for Science and the Environment (CSE). With a caption declaring “To Let Citizens Die of Air Pollution Is Anti-national,” the image depicts the four lions of Sarnath, the More
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 1997
... B. Cochran. 1994 . United States Nuclear Tests: July 1945 to 31 December 1992 . (NWD 94–1). Washington, D.C.: Natural Resources Defense Council. Skartvedt , Stephen . 1993 . “The Plowshare Program: Environmental Perceptions and Impacts.” Masters Thesis, San Francisco State University...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 1996
.... Whelan. Washington: Island Press, 187 -199. Brecher , Jeremy , and Tim Costello. 1994 . Global Village or Global Pillage: Economic Reconstruction from the Bottom Up . Boston: South End Press. Bullard , Robert D. 1993 . “Anatomy of Environmental Racism and the Environmental Justice...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
... consultants, this article analyzes how the definition of climate change adaptation becomes negotiated and reinterpreted in the region in ways that shape how oil-rich nations articulate and act upon environmental problems. 1 I argue that climate change adaptation projects in the Arabian Peninsula are often...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
... projected effects of climate change on future water supplies in California only exacerbated these tensions. This essay tracks the two-decade-long struggle, conducted by an alliance of fishery biologists, sport fishermen, and environmental advocacy groups, to protect the delta smelt and other native fish...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
... ranked by their contribution to global growth add only 6 percent more GDP): their quality of infrastructure and services; their ability to manage a largely unplanned process of urban expansion posing problems of congestion, environmental...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 623–624.
Published: 01 September 2009
... nonfiction. Christine Harold is an assistant professor of communication at the University of Washington and author of OurSpace: Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture (2007). She is at work on a book about the intersections between product design, mass consumption, and environmental...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
...%99 . Houser Heather . In this issue. “ The Aesthetics of Environmental Visualizations: More than Information Ecstasy? ” Public Culture 26 , no. 2 : 321 – 39 . Howell Lee . 2012 . “ The Failure of Governance in a Hyperconnected World .” New York Times , January 10...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Figure 1 Infilling of coastal zones. In 1991 the elevation of new land was set to 1.25 meters above the highest-recorded high tide. In 2011 it was raised to 2.25 meters for new construction. Source: Peduzzi, Pascal. 2014 “Sand, Rarer Than One Thinks,” Environmental Development 11, 208–218...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 703–706.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Monde diplomatique in Paris and works for the United Nations Environmental Program in...