Good environmentalist vs. destructive ­industry is mega-out!

These days the United Nations General Assembly Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon led the nations to this year’s climate summit in New York. The President of the United States attended the event, however, leaders of other major industrial and emerging countries sent representatives in their place. This shows once more the difference in priorities when it comes to local economy versus global ecology with regards to self-restriction.

Exactly this is what Benny Preiser investigates. He studies, as a social anthropologist, the portrayal of climate change as a potential disaster and how we respond to it:...

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