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Weathered
Cultures of Climate



© 2017 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Climate is an enduring idea of the human mind and also a powerful one.  Today, the idea of climate is most commonly associated with the discourse of climate-change and its scientific, political, economic, social, religious and ethical dimensions.  However, to understand adequately the cultural politics of climate-change it is important to establish the different origins of the idea of climate itself and the range of historical, political and cultural work that the idea of climate accomplishes.

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, blamed, feared, represented, predicted, governed and, at least putatively, re-designed.

 
What is Climate?
 
Part 1: Knowledges of Climate
 
Historicising Climate
 
Knowing Climate
 
Changing Climates
 
Part 2: The Powers of Climate
 
Living with Climate
 
Blaming Climate
 
Fearing Climate
 
Representing Climate
 
Part 3: The Futures of Climate
 
Predicting Climate
 
Redesigning Climate
 
Governing Climate
 
Reading Future Climates

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Weathered: What is Climate?


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