The 2022 UK Summer In Long-Term Perspective

With the summer season in the UK now over, it is instructive to place the hot, dry summer we have experienced into the longest possible historical perspective.  How hot was the summer of 2022 as a whole?  How dry was it?  And how intense was the heat at different times over the summer? To answer […]

‘Classics in human geography’: The science and politics of climate change

In 2001, David Demeritt published an article in the Annals of the Association of American Geographers titled, ‘The construction of global warming and the politics of science‘. It has been cited nearly 1000 times (Google Scholar). Now, more than two decades later, I and Rebecca Lave offer short retrospectives on the significance of Demeritt’s article […]