New publication: ‘Climate migration myths’

I am a co-author on this new commentary in Nature Climate Change published today, led by my colleagues Ingrid Boas from Wageningen University and Carol Farbotko at Griffith University, Australia. Abstract. Misleading claims about mass migration induced by climate change continue to surface in both academia and policy. This requires a new research agenda on […]

Is it too late (to stop dangerous climate change)? – an editorial

Is it too late (to stop dangerous climate change)?

Today, WIREs Climate Change publishes on-line a special collection of nine opinion articles from hand-picked scholars around the world who each, in their own way, answer the question ‘Is it too late (to stop dangerous climate change)?’ You can read here my editorial as Editor-in-Chief which introduces this special collection. Mike Hulme, 24 October 2019

Climate Emergency Politics is Dangerous

Read my latest essay in Issues in Science & Technology, Volume 36, Fall Issue. Summary: Declarations of emergencies create ‘states of exception,’ often justified by governments under conditions of war, insurrection, or terrorist threat.  Emergencies promise the mass mobilization...

Engineering climate debt

My colleague Shin Asayama and I have co-authored this new paper, titled “Engineering climate debt: temperature overshoot and peak-shaving as risky subprime mortgage lending”, which is now available open-access online in the journal Climate Policy. In this paper, we...