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From Vegetarian to Ogre: Climate and Historians in the Anthropocene

Why Didn’t Global Warming Come Earlier?: Lessons from North Atlantic Field Science and the Early Cold War

Reason in a Dark Time: Ethics and Politics in a Greenhouse World

Neo-liberalism and the Denial of Global Warming

The Great Climate Controversy: A Political History of Climate Knowledge, 18th-19th Century France

The History and Politics of the Anthropocene

The Anthropocene?: Some Rifts in Contemporary Thinking on Climate Change

Ecology and Posthumanities: The Return of Animism

Climate and the Humanities: The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Environmental Turn in the Human Sciences

Risk and Emancipation: Causes of Climate Vulnerability in the Anthropocene

Jumping the Holocene: Lady Mungo, Her Afterlife, and a Place of Deep Time in Human History

Discovering the Life and Death of Coral: Charlie Veron, an Antipodean Darwin

Portrait of Dipesh Chakrabarty

Dipesh Chakrabarty

Climate Change

Putting debates about climate change in conversation with discussions of contemporary history, this module seeks to understand how an increasing sense of the environment’s vulnerability works to modify the stories scholars tell about the beginnings and trajectories of human civilizations.