Changing Climates - Extra Material

To accompany the publication of our special issue on Changing Climates (TCS 27.2/3, May 2010, edited by Bronislaw Szerszynski & John Urry) we’re providing links to various events, interviews, projects and publications that we think our readers might be interested in.

We’ll be regularly updating this section, so keep checking it out.

The American Sociological Association has recently established a "Task Force on Sociology and Global Climate Change," and you can find preliminary info on it here:
Riley E. Dunlap has just been appointed Chair. Read Dunlap's article in the TCS Changing Climates Special Issue.

The Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society, edited by Constance Lever-Tracy (and featuring a chapter by Riley E. Dunlap and Aaron M. McCright) will be out soon – you can see the TOC here.

Hallsworth Conference on Financialisation and Environment: The Implications for Environmental Governance of the Global Financial Crisis
15-16 April, 2010, University of Manchester
Conference convenors: John O’Neill and Erik Swyngedouw. Read Swyngedouw's article in TCS.

An interview with Erik Swyngedouw on climate change:

For details of the ESRC Climate Change Leadership Fellowship: Transitions in Practice

The Open University's Creative Climate project:

Mike Hulme’s new inter-disciplinary climate change review journal, WIREs: Hulme's article in TCS.

See a clip of Mike Hulme discussing the science and politics of climate change on youtube:

Here’s an mp3 audio download (also transcribed) of an Australian Broadcasting radio interview with Mike Hulme, discussing the psychology of climate change:

For recordings made at the recent BSA Presidential Event – ‘How to Put Society into Climate Change' - held at the British Library on 15th February 2010, including podcasts of Elizabeth Shove, John Urry and Brian Wynne, see:

You may be interested in a piece of Sheila Jasanoff’s that appeared in Science magazine recently.  Here is a link:

For some more articles on Climate Change, go here:

Kathryn Yusoff has very kindly provided us with the full bibliography of her latest book Cultures of Climate Change (University of Exeter Press, 2010)

You can find other resources on Climate Change in the following list:

United Nations Climate Change Website (includes blogs, talks and speeches)

“Climate Change.” New Scientist.com

“Public Perceptions of Global Warming.” The Unites States Global Change Research
Information Office

“Climate Science: Frequently Asked Questions about Global Warming.” Union of
Concerned Scientists.



Department of Climate (Australia)


The Guardian

Global Warming Early Warning Signs

New Scientist

Scientists blog

Scientific Journal, Nature

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