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The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation

Frédéric Neyrat

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282586
eISBN:
9780823284931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282586.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The Space Age is over? Not at all! A new planet has appeared: Earth. In the age of the Anthropocene, the Earth is a post-natural planet that can be remade at will, controlled and managed thanks to ... More


Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

David M. Kaplan (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology have taken divergent paths despite their common interest in examining human modification of the natural world. Yet philosophers from each field ... More


Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction

Chris Pak

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382844
eISBN:
9781786945426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382844.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the emergence and development of terraforming in science fiction from H.G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds (1898) to James Cameron’s blockbuster Avatar (2009). Terraforming is the ... More


The Ocean Acidification Challenges Facing Science and Society

Carol Turley and Kelvin Boot

in Ocean Acidification

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Human development, inspiration, invention, and aspiration have resulted in a rapidly growing population, with each generation aspiring to greater wealth and ... More


Impact of Climate Change Mitigation On Ocean Acidification Projections

Fortunat Joos and Thomas L. Frölicher

in Ocean Acidification

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Ocean acidification caused by the uptake of carbon dioxide (CO2) by the ocean is an important global change problem (Kleypas et al. 1999; Caldeira and Wickett 2003; ... More


Reflections on the Anthropocene

Han Dolman

in Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198779308
eISBN:
9780191824388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779308.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Humans have dramatically changed Earth’s environment, on the land, in the ocean and in the atmosphere. The rate of change of these perturbations in the Anthropocene is unlike any in our geological ... More


Is “Arming the Future” with Geoengineering Really the Lesser Evil?: Some Doubts about the Ethics of Intentionally Manipulating the Climate System

Stephen M. Gardiner

in Climate Ethics: Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195399622
eISBN:
9780197562840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195399622.003.0026
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The term geoengineering lacks a precise definition but is widely held to imply the intentional manipulation of the environment on a global scale. For most ... More


On the Regulation of Geoengineering

David G. Victor

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the role of geoengineering in the mitigation of climate change. It begins with an overview of the state of geoengineering science before turning to the politics of ... More


Facing the Future

Anthony McMichael

in Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190262952
eISBN:
9780197559581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190262952.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

Many Civilizations Have Come and gone over the past 6,000 years; some declined rapidly, some lingered, and a few renewed and rebuilt. These rise- and- fall cycles have ... More


Introduction: Apprehending Climate Change

James R. Fleming

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078701
eISBN:
9780197560365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078701.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Apprehensions have been multiplying rapidly that we are approaching a crisis in our relationship with nature, one that could have potentially catastrophic results for ... More


The Great Climate Debate in Colonial and Early America

James R. Fleming

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078701
eISBN:
9780197560365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078701.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Enlightenment ideas of climate and culture, developed in an era of European expansion, were stimulated by the writings of explorers, colonists, and travelers. ... More


Global Cooling, Global Warming: Historical Dimensions

James R. Fleming

in Historical Perspectives on Climate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078701
eISBN:
9780197560365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078701.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

I have chosen to conclude these essays just as the well-known IGY was getting started. Of course, much has changed since then. There is little to gain, however, by ... More


Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future

Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017534
eISBN:
9780262301541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Predictions about global climate change have produced both stark scenarios of environmental catastrophe and purportedly pragmatic ideas about adaptation. This book takes a different perspective, ... More


Dr. Feelgood and Mr. Fix-It Go to the Picture Show

Benjamin Hale

in The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter addresses different sorts of justificatory reasons – consequentialist and nonconsequentialist – with the objective of demonstrating how consequentialist reasoning has permeated the ... More


Varying Climate Change Governance

Alejandro E. Camacho and Robert L. Glicksman

in Reorganizing Government: A Functional and Dimensional Framework

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479829675
eISBN:
9781479811649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829675.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter uses climate change governance to illustrate how policymakers can engage in an integrated analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of defining agency jurisdiction along each of the ... More


Early Geoengineering Governance: The Oxford Principles

Clare Heyward, Steve Rayner, and Julian Savulescu

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Clare Heyward, and Steve Rayner, and Julian Savulescu examine the legitimacy and social control over the research, development and eventual deployment of geo-engineering to reduce human caused ... More


Are We the Scum of the Earth? Climate Change, Geoengineering, and Humanity’s Challenge

Stephen M. Gardiner

in Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017534
eISBN:
9780262301541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

The chapter focuses on climate change in general and geoengineering in particular. It explains who we are in the context of ethical complaints about our understanding of global environmental change. ... More


What is a Horizon?: Navigating Thresholds in Climate Change Uncertainty

Adriana Petryna

in Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226257075
eISBN:
9780226257242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257242.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This essay analyzes the shift from incremental to exponential accelerations in atmospheric CO2 and its implications for the science and governance of climate change. It examines some of the models ... More


Intelligent Design?: Unpacking Geoengineering’ s Hidden Sacrifices

Simon Nicholson

in The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014366
eISBN:
9780262289603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014366.003.0114
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In the contemporary discourse of sacrifice in the context of climate change and environmental sustainability, geoengineering is believed to be a technology-based means to change and control a climate ... More


Terraforming: Engineering Imaginary Environments

Chris Pak

in Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382844
eISBN:
9781786945426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382844.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Beginning with the coining of “terraforming” by science fiction writer Jack Williamson, this chapter explores the boundaries of the term in scientific discourse and in fiction, focusing attention on ... More


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