How climate visions get constructed

In this episode of the Futurized podcast, host Trond Arne Undheim interviews me about how climate visions get constructed. The conversation explores something about my career studying climate change and in particular discusses some of the methods, data, and scenarios underlying the work of the IPCC and how its visions of the future get constructed. […]

The Most Important Book of 2023

Those readers who followed my blog posts during the pandemic years of 2020 and 2021 will know I became increasingly frustrated and bewildered, then angry, and finally depressed, about the institutionalized responses to the COVID pandemic, which in my opinion, became increasingly authoritative, draconian and regressive. I warned about the performative power of epidemiological models […]

Nature’s editorial about the IPCC and Mike Hulme’s new book

This week’s issue of Nature (2 March 2023), includes an editorial which discusses the book I edited with my colleague Kari de Pryck and which was published open-access in December: ‘A Critical Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change‘ (CUP, 2022).  Nature‘s editorial describes it as a book that “takes an in-depth look at […]

Comment on “Solar Geoengineering: The Case for an International Non-Use Agreement” by Biermann et al.

The above Perspective article, for which I was the handling editor, was published on-line by WIREs Climate Change on 17 January 2022 following peer review.  Wiley’s, the journal’s publisher, have today — 5th April 2023 — published an ‘Article Note’ to accompany this Perspective, referring to a formal complaint the publisher received about my handling […]

Meeting Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood died on the 29 December 2022.  A larger than life character, I once had the opportunity to meet her – at her suggestion – to discuss her thoughts about climate change and a campaigning TV series, to...
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