Food and Water
How Demographics Dictate Vulnerability in Natural Disasters

How Demographics Dictate Vulnerability in Natural Disasters

In recent years, extreme weather events caused enormous damage, especially hydro-meteorological hazards such as floods (e.g., 2002 in Central Europe), tsunamis (e.g., 2004 in the Indian Ocean) and hurricanes (e.g., 2005 Hurricane Katrina in the United States). The...

Courts and Litigants in Climate Governance

Courts and Litigants in Climate Governance

The literature on climate change litigation highlights key emerging, interdisciplinary themes including the role of science, time, place and human rights claims in climate change litigation and explores the relationship between litigation and climate governance.

Climatic Issues in Early Modern England: Shakespeare’s Views of the Sky

Climatic Issues in Early Modern England: Shakespeare’s Views of the Sky

As actor and playwright, Shakespeare saw the sky as a theatrical element. While his so‐called festive comedies appear far less festive if we pay attention to their climatic specificities, his tragedies offer interesting insights into the way the playwright associates heavens and humors on the one hand, climate and the planets on the other.