Mike Hulme is professor of human geography at the University of Cambridge.  His work sits at the intersection of climate, history and culture, studying how knowledge about climate and its changes is made and represented, and analysing the numerous ways in which the idea of climate-change is deployed in public discourse around the world.  His latest book Weathered: Cultures of Climate was published by SAGE in November 2016.  Previous books include the widely acclaimed Why We Disagree About Climate Change (Cambridge, 2009).  Previous positions have included chairs at King’s College London and the University of East Anglia, where 2000 to 2007 he was the Founding Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.  Since 2008 has been the founding Editor-in-Chief of the review journal Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Climate Change. 

Recent Publications

Hulme,M. (2017)  Calculating the incalculable: is SAI the lesser of two evils?  Ethics and International Affairs  31(4), 507-512. 

Hulme,M. (2017)  Weathered: cultures of climate  SAGE Publications, London, 178pp.

Hulme,M. (2017)  Climate change and the significance of religion  Economic & Political Weekly  52(28), 14-17, 15 July 2017 

Selby,J., Dahi,O.S., Fröhlich,C.  and Hulme,M. (2017)  Climate change and the Syrian civil war revisited  Political Geography  60, 232-244 

Hulme,M. (2016)  ‘Climate change: Varieties of religious engagement’   Chapter 25 (pp.239-248) in: Routledge handbook on religion and ecology  (eds.) Jenkins,W., Tucker,M.E. and  Grim,J., Routledge, Abingdon, 448pp.

Hulme,M. (2016)  1.5°C and climate research after the Paris Agreement   Nature Climate Change 6(3), 222-224

Hulme,M. (2016)  ‘Climate’  Chapter 4 (pp.29-34) in: Part I-Mapping Shakespeare’s World (ed. Whitfield,P.) in: Volume 1: Shakespeare’s World, 1500-1660, in: The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare (ed.) B.F.Smith,  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2248pp.

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