Beyond climate solutionism

You can watch my speech at the 2019 Nobel Conference, ‘Climate Changed: Facing our Future’, hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota. My talk, titled ‘Beyond Climate Solutionism: Against the Metrification of Climate Change’, was followed by a panel discussion...
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The Nobel Conference: Climate Changed

From 24-25 September, I shall be speaking at the 2019 Nobel Conference at Adolphus Gustavus College at St.Peter, Minnesota. My talk ‘Beyond Climate Solutionism’ will be live-streamed here. The Conference theme this year is ‘Climate Change: Facing Our Future’...

Cultures of Climate – Sydney, 23 April

As part of the Australian Museum’s HumanNature series of public talks, I shall be speaking on Monday 23 April, at 6pm in the Museum, on the topic ‘Cultures of Climate’.  In this talk, based on my book Weathered: Cultures of Climate, I examine how different cultures give shape and meaning to the idea of climate.  […]

The cultural functions of climate

On 27 October 2016 I delivered the opening distinguished lecture of the 2016/17 session at the Institute of Social Sciences – Instituto Ciências Sociais – University of Lisbon.  Drawing upon my new book ‘Weathered’ and titled ‘The cultural functions...

Climate change: one, or many?

(8 April)  “Climate Change: One, or Many?”  On Tuesday 8 April I gave a talk in the opening Presidential Session of the Association of American Geographers Conference in Tampa, Florida.  The slides from the talk are available here.

‘Can the climate system be managed by humans?’

(1 November)  My public lecture at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo on Thursday 24 October 2013, ‘The public life of climate change; the first 25 years’, has been blogged about here by Erin Baxter of CIGI … “Whether climate can be managed by humans is the question that set the scene for […]