‘The climate fetish’

Listen to this recent programme from Australian Broadcast Corporation’s weekly radio show ‘Science Friction’ in which I discuss some of the ideas behind my book Weathered and also reflect on the wider framing of the public climate change debate. ...

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.  […]

Previous PhD Students

I have acted as primary supervisor for 15 PhD students, all of whom have successfully completed their doctorates.  I have also been external or internal examiner for a further 25 PhD theses, in the UK, Australia, Canada and the Netherlands. Chaya Vaddhanaphuti (2017): Experiencing and performing in the field: how do Northern Thai farmers make […]

Beyond Counting Climate Consensus

This peer-reviewed essay, written with colleagues from the University of Nottingham, has just been published in the journal Environmental Communication, together with an associated press release.  The abstract reads: “Several studies have been using quantified consensus within climate science...