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Regional warlordism versus the digital panopticon

Visitors to this blog will know of my interest in climate futures, a subject I’ve published on in academic outlets. Recently I re-read British sociologist John Urry’s excellent article “Climate Change, Travel and Complex Futures”. I remember firstĀ reading this in 2008 and the future scenarios it outlined opened my eyes to the huge issue of climate change adaptation. Indeed, this article and Al Gore’s 2006 movieĀ Inconvenient Truth were major influences in re-directing my research towards the issue of business responses to climate change (which this blog summarizes).

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