Weather, Climate, and the Geographical Imagination:Placing Atmospheric Knowledges

Mahony, Martin and Randalls, Samuel, eds. (2020) Weather, Climate, and the Geographical Imagination:Placing Atmospheric Knowledges. Intersections: Histories of Environment, Science, and Technology in the Anthropocene . University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 9780822946168

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Abstract

As global temperatures rise under the forcing hand of humanity’s greenhouse gas emissions, new questions are being asked of how societies make sense of their weather, of the cultural values, which are afforded to climate, and of how environmental futures are imagined, feared, predicted, and remade. Weather, Climate, and Geographical Imagination contributes to this conversation by bringing together a range of voices from history of science, historical geography, and environmental history, each speaking to a set of questions about the role of space and place in the production, circulation, reception, and application of knowledges about weather and climate. The volume develops the concept of “geographical imagination” to address the intersecting forces of scientific knowledge, cultural politics, bodily experience, and spatial imaginaries, which shape the history of knowledges about climate.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: history and philosophy of science,geography, planning and development,history ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200/1207
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science > Tyndall Centre for Climatic Change
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Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2020 01:35
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2020 00:24
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/74641
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