Publications

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Published May 22, 2020 6:19 PM

What is effective climate change adaptation, at a time when the call for transformative change is on the increase? This article by AdaptationCONNECTS' Doctoral Research Fellow Gail Hochachka considers how to expand and deepen the largely techno-managerial concept of adaptation by integrating human interiority in a more balanced way. 

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Published Jan. 16, 2020 12:00 PM

Is the reason we struggle to understand and solve environmental challenges because we don’t have a sufficient vocabulary? “An Ecotopian Lexicon” has collected words from 30 different cultures to help explain our feelings and envision an inspiring world. Karen O´Brien and Ann Kristin Schorre have contributed to this new volume with the Norwegian word "ildsjel”. 

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Published Jan. 9, 2020 7:03 PM

This bold and important new book presents current and emerging thinking on the social dimensions of climate change. Using clear language and powerful examples, it introduces key concepts and frameworks for understanding the multifaceted connections between climate and society.

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Published Dec. 19, 2019 3:19 PM

What's the potential of art and transformative learning to empower young people to address climate change? In this article, Julia Bentz and Karen O´Brien  explore how climate-related art projects in education shift mindsets and open up imaginative spaces where students can explore and discover their role in addressing climate change and sustainability challenges.