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 […]

Writing and climate change

(26 February)  I will be speaking alongside authors, poets and playwrights at the UEA Centre for Writing and Science’s day event on Saturday 25 May at the University of East Anglia: “Writing and climate change: the story so far … how do writers and scientists communicate the controversies of climate change?  Register here.

November speaking dates

(16 October)  I shall be speaking on Why We Disagree About Climate Change at two new venues: on Wednesday morning 2 November in Amsterdam at the 6th Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gas Symposium and on the evening of Tuesday 15 November at Trinity College, Dublin, to the Dublin University Geographical Society.