Tag: global warming

Popularizing Climate Change and the Challenge of Multiple Narratives

By Roberta Biasillo This blog piece is inspired by Harald Lesch’s talk “Science, Society, Signs” at the RCC Lunchtime Colloquium. It focuses on the potential and limits of graphic representations of climate change-related phenomena, interpretations, and understandings. (*Featured image: Peel, M. C., Finlayson, B….

LUNCHTIME COLLOQUIA, SUMMER 2017

Ecocapitalism, energy transitions, militarized landscapes, Sustainability in Ethiopia, and much more during the 2016 Summer Semester at the Rachel Carson Center. Would you like to keep updated on our latest Lunchtime Colloquia? Then follow us by subscribing to our Rachel Carson Center Youtube Channel for new…

Uses of Environmental History: Paul Josephson

This is the third in a series of posts exploring the uses of environmental history. The series has been adapted from contributions to a roundtable forum published in the first issue of the new Journal for Ecological History, edited by Renmin University’s Center for Ecological History. “The Need for Public…

LUNCHTIME COLLOQUIA, SUMMER 2016

Socialist industrialization, eco-linguistic, agro-food globalization and much more during the 2016 Summer Semester at the Rachel Carson Center. Would you like to keep updated on our latest Lunchtime Colloquia? Then follow us by subscribing to our Rachel Carson Center Youtube Channel for new (and old) discussions!…

Photo of the Week: Francis Ludlow

These images show a piece of ancient Irish oak wood, in which the ring-widths can be counted and measured for size. Bigger size equals better growing conditions, and this piece of wood happens to span one of the most famous episodes of extreme climate…