Nicholas Stern on ‘why are we waiting?’ and the barriers to greater climate change action

The question of ‘why are we waiting?’ is one which Nicholas Stern addresses in his recent book Why Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change. It is a ridiculously big question for which there can be no single definitive answer, but the question is still worth asking and exploring. The …

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On the too little considered, but crucial, politics of prospective exercises

This aim of this post is to develop an initial outline of some of the politics of prospective exercises – both ‘small p’ politics such as the exercising of power to influence such studies, the findings, and use of the outputs; and broader Politics related to how such activities are often conducted and used in …

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