Monthly Archives: February 2012

Own grown food in post socialist countries: good news for sustainability

We’ve just published another paper coming out of our long running work on the culture and politics of sustainability in post socialist central Europe. Myself and Petr Jehlicka have long been interested in the very high proportion of fresh fruit … Continue reading

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Don’t shoot the pianist: offer a new tune (or, climate science, politics & the media)

A couple of weeks ago I contributed to a panel discussion “How can we talk about uncertainty about climate change?” at Imperial College London as part of the important new pilot Horizons course being put together by Alice Bell and … Continue reading

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Why climate change is different: six elements that are shaping the new cultural politics

This essay is reproduced from a short book on culture and climate change that you can request from Jan Smith at the Open University Geography Dept., Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA (£5 plus p&p). The book was based on some … Continue reading

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