Translating Climate Change. Anthropology and the Travelling Idea of Climate Change – Introduction
作者: Sara de Wit,Arno Pascht,Michaela Haug
作者单位: 1Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, University of Oxford, 64 Banbury Road, OX2 6PN Oxford, UK
2Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Oettingenstraße 67, 80538 München, Germany
3Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Universität zu KÖln, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, D-50923 KÖln, Germany
刊名: Sociologus, 2018, Vol.68 (1), pp.1-20
来源数据库: Duncker & Humblot
DOI: 10.3790/soc.68.1.1
关键词: Climate changeTranslationTravelling ideaEnvironmental knowledge and governanceGlobal South
原始语种摘要: In the prairies of Alberta, Canada, winters are cold, wood is scarce. This place is home to Native Americans – many of them are highly educated nowadays. One summer, a young Native American Chief, college-educated and incapable of reading the signs of Mother Nature, was asked by his people how cold the next winter will be. Embarrassed of not mastering the traditional skills for predicting the weather, and to be on the safe side, he said to his people: ‘Well, I think this will be a pretty cold winter this year.’ He then sought help from his college friend, a meteorologist at the local Weather Channel station. ‘Tell me, Joshua, don’t you think we are facing a cold winter this year?’ Equally unable to predict the weather so far ahead, and also to be on the safe side, Joshua the meteorologist...
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  • asked 证券卖价
  • meteorologist 气象工作者
  • educated 有教养的
  • will 意志
  • people 民族
  • pretty 相当
  • unable 无能力的
  • winter 冬季
  • crazy 发疯
  • nowadays 现今