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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 181–191.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of climate change, we argue, therefore, that for the strand to be tied together requires more than an ethics of emergency action through personalized commitment to future offspring. It requires instead a commitment to political time, an analysis of power, an embrace of indeterminacy, and a commitment...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 313–338.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Ashley Dawson As the severity of the unfolding global climate crisis has become increasingly apparent over the last decade, a movement for climate justice has emerged to challenge unsustainable environmental policies pursued in the United States and around the world. The U.S. wing of this movement...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 192–202.
Published: 01 January 2023
... rhetorically, a full conception of time, for instance, in their call to declare a climate emergency, new climate movements claim that the struggle cannot be postponed until tomorrow. One has to act “now.” Paradoxically, however, to create this sense of full time, the movements rely on the empty time...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 655–673.
Published: 01 October 2022
...) is to move beyond the bounds of Foucault scholarship and demonstrate the continuing relevance of his philosophical ideas for our attempts to think through some of our most pressing contemporary political challenges, particularly the climate emergency. joksala@luc.edu Copyright © 2022 Duke University...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 137–150.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and challenges that the proposed E. L. Smith Solar Farm holds, as a municipal energy project, to positively disrupt oil-loyal provincial and federal power relations, specifically given the City of Edmonton’s August 2019 declaration of a climate emergency, the Wet’suwet’en cause and other solidarity blockades...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 January 2017
... into green markets and environmental services resulting in the commodification of climate. Climate change is articulated with specific geopolitics of knowledge and representations of nature. From these new scenarios surrounding climate change emerge what I call “carbonized nature” and a “zero carbon citizen...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 145–161.
Published: 01 January 2017
... by the author, are discussed as examples of climate change music. Through a philosophical framework of environmental aesthetics, as articulated by Emily Brady, the article describes the emergence of a new musical tonality based on specific ecoacoustic musical techniques. It argues that this tonality arises from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Andrew M. Bauer; Mona Bhan Ongoing discussions of welfare and human viability that focus on state responsibility to provide care and services rarely consider how new sources of vulnerability are emerging within the context of climate change. Scholars attentive to these processes often use...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 121–136.
Published: 01 January 2023
... themselves in the emerging realities of the Anthropocene, while breaking out of political quagmires and frameworks? 1 The Holocene encompasses the last ca. 11,750 years of relatively stable climates and sea levels and is the longest period of such stability in the past 400,000 years (Zalasiewicz et...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 January 2023
... the agitated political climate of the 1950s and 1960s, in their time they each signaled a conscious rupture with a certain Marxist‐Leninist theory of revolution that could not imagine the transformation of social relations except through the seizure of state power. For both thinkers, the proto‐revolutionary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2021
... facilities that required high concentrations of energy and therefore emitted greenhouse gases. Our emissions are already so low, an electrical engineer at the Electricity Company of Ghana explained, why should our country pay the price for the climate emergency? While many acknowledged that Ghana already...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Evening Post , July 1 . Adams John Luther . 2014 . Become Ocean . Seattle Symphony , conducted by Morlot Ludovic . Cantaloupe CA-21101. Compact disc . Besel Richard D. 2013 . “Accommodating Climate Change Science: James Hansen and the Rhetorical/Political Emergence...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 163–168.
Published: 01 January 2017
... sense supplement one another—that new and bold per- spectives will emerge in the humanities. This special issue bears some tell- tale signs of such a humanities to come. Reference Archer, David. 2009. The Long Thaw: How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth’s Climate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 129–143.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., or that there is a climate that we occupy that is going through change, while also being wary of the rhetorical tactics of “game over” that legitimate new states of emergency that preclude any thought of genuine climate change (a change in cognitive, critical, percep- tual, and affective climates). At one...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 203–214.
Published: 01 January 2023
... to move, literally, out in space. In particular, by pointing toward the earth under their feet, climate activists’ desires and feelings of belonging contribute to the emergence of a posthuman affective identity rooted in the recognition of being Earth-bound or, as Latour ( 2018 ) describes, being...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 293–310.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of the world as an antagonism between humans and all other classes of existence take center stage. Anthropogenic climate change and toxicity have created revolutionary ethical, political, and conceptual problems and antagonisms. But what if the problem that emerges when left critical theory encounters...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
...” seems to be the only avenue along which we can take full measure of the peril posed by climate change (217–18). We are left with the concept of species itself, always fluid and elusive across long historical spans, as “the name of a placeholder for an emergent, new universal history of humans...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 172–180.
Published: 01 January 2023
... emerges of how to understand the meaning of this moment for climate activism. In early 2022, Noam Chomsky told the New Statesman that, “due to the climate crisis and the threat of nuclear war . . . we're approaching the most dangerous point in human history. . . . We are now facing the prospect...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 831–838.
Published: 01 October 2013
... so far under- developed. This climate debt requires a cut in developed world emissions sufficiently far as to leave “room” under the overall limit for currently underdeveloped nations to expand their economies and mitigate the every- day emergency of their living standards. As David Graeber has...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 69–81.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Willis Jenkins The discipline of religious studies often misses how climate change drives shifts across its domains of interpretation by treating it as a special object. This essay depicts how cultural stress from anthropogenic changes in planetary systems may be illuminated through what cultures...