Jim Fleming is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at Colby College. His books include Meteorology in America (Johns Hopkins, 1990), Historical Perspectives on Climate Change (Oxford, 1998), The Callendar Effect (AMS Books, 2007), Fixing the Sky (Columbia, 2010), and Inventing Atmospheric Science (MIT, 2016).
Reflections on Climate as Keyword and Shape-Shifting Noun
What does “climate” mean? Professor Jim Fleming argues that it deserves to be a keyword in the vocabulary of culture and society.