The Great Derangement

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022632303X
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Is our imagination adequate to the realities of global warming? The novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that we need art and literature to help us imagine our future in the Anthropocene, but that they are falling short of the task.

The Great Derangement

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9386057433
Size: 64.72 MB
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In fiction, hundred-year storms and freakish tornadoes simply feel too improbable for the novel and are automatically consigned to other genres. In the writing of history, too, the climate crisis has sometimes led to gross simplifications.

The Great Derangement

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022632303X
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This is particularly true of serious literary fiction: hundred-year storms and freakish tornadoes simply feel too improbable for the novel; they are automatically consigned to other genres.

Tropic Of Chaos

Author: Christian Parenti
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1568586620
Size: 39.54 MB
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In Tropic of Chaos, investigative journalist Christian Parenti travels along the front lines of this gathering catastrophe--the belt of economically and politically battered postcolonial nations and war zones girding the planet's ...

Climate Justice

Author: Dominic Roser
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317209532
Size: 60.77 MB
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With chapter summaries, illustrative examples and suggestions for further reading, this book is an ideal introduction for students in political philosophy, applied ethics and environmental ethics, as well as for practitioners working on one ...

Weathered

Author: Mike Hulme
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473959012
Size: 31.26 MB
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In Weathered: Cultures of Climate, distinguished professor Mike Hulme opens up the many ways in which the idea of climate is given shape and meaning in different human cultures – how climates are historicized, known, changed, lived with, ...

Energy Humanities

Author: Imre Szeman
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421421895
Size: 30.47 MB
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The three readers all agree that this is an important, ground-breaking collection of work---Provided by publisher.

The Madhouse Effect

Author: Michael E. Mann
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231541813
Size: 41.23 MB
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Through satire, The Madhouse Effect portrays the intellectual pretzels into which denialists must twist logic to explain away the clear evidence that man-made activity has changed our climate.

Anthropocene Or Capitalocene

Author: Elmar Altvater
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 1629632570
Size: 44.35 MB
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Anthropocene or Capitalocene? offers answers to these questions from a dynamic group of leading critical scholars who challenge the conventional practice of dividing historical change and contemporary reality into "Nature" and "Society," ...

A Farewell To Ice

Author: Peter Wadhams
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241009421
Size: 59.51 MB
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As Peter Wadhams, the world's leading expert on sea ice, demonstrates in this book, even this assessment of the future is optimistic.