Anthropology and Climate Change

Former President Nasheed of the Maldives President Nasheed of the Maldives briefs reporters during the Copenhagen climate change talks. Photo courtesy Adam Weltz and wikicommons

Agreeing to Kill the People of the Maldives Earlier this year researchers described huge collapses on the Western Antarctic ice…More

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Electrical storms over Katherine Gorge. Photography courtesy Jacci Ingham and wikicommons

As beings living on a planet in what has been called the “goldilocks zone” (where climatic conditions are “just right”…More

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Women working in a rice field near Junagadh, Gujarat, India. Photo courtesy 	Bernard Gagnon and wikicommons

Climate change is a global threat that increases the vulnerability of all populations, but not equally so. Given existing structures…More

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Craquelure. Photo courtesy	Axel Kristinsson and wikicommons

“I am 45 years old, and I often wonder how my generation will survive the impending climate crisis. What will…More

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Kolorowo. Image courtesy Krzysztof Cichy and wikicommons

What Anthropologists Bring to Climate Change An anthropology of climate change has been building over the last 20 years—especially since…More

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Weather and Climate Change. Photo courtesy NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Arguably the most renowned anthropologist of her era, Margaret Mead could be called the mother of the anthropology of climate…More

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