(28 May) In Philip Kitcher’s wide-ranging essay in Science on ‘The Climate Change Debates’ I am struck by two things – which are not very new, but which are very important. First, is how the framing and public discourse around climate change differs between countries: as Kitcher puts it, where ‘societies … are inclined to see […]
Read these reviews of Why We Disagree About Climate Change, by: (26 March) Tim Dieppe of Henderson Global Investors – “It is the best book I have read on climate change.” (4 March) Professor Steve Yearley in The Times Higher – “This is a distinctive and courageous book.” (4 December) Karim Bardeesy from Toronto’s The Globe and […]
(4 December) One of The Economist magazine’s select ‘Books of the year’: Why We Disagree About Climate Change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity. The citation says “How global warming has been transformed from a physical phenomenon that is measurable and observable by scientists into a social, cultural and political one, by a professor of climate […]
ALL IN THE MIND. Listen to this discussion on Australian national radio about my book, Why We Disagree About Climate Change. I join anthropologist Jonathan Marshall and presenter Natasha Mitchell to discuss mythology, mental ecology and a changing climate. Full transcript available.
(10 November) Read my extended interview with Brazilian on-line magazine Pagina 22 (in Portuguese, but Google will translate for you) in which I draw out some of the implications of the arguments in my book Why We Disagree About Climate Change.
(23 October) New York Times energy-environment blog interviews Mike Hulme on the idea of global climate engineering and how it relates to the arguments in his book Why We Disagree About Climate Change.
See here my essay ‘Why We Disagree About Climate Change’ which appeared in the first edition (2009/10) of The Carbon Yearbook: the annual review of business and climate change, published by ENDS for the UK’s first Carbon Show.
(9 October 2009) Why We Disagree About Climate Change is featured as the ‘book of the week’ at Rorotoko – the on-line venue for engaging the ideas behind contemporary books. See the interview here and the author page here.