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October 10, 2018

AQ Call for Papers (Special Issue)

Energy Pasts and Futures in American Studies

A proposed special issue of American Quarterly

Edited by Natasha Zaretsky (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale), Michael Ziser (University of California, Davis), and Julie Sze (University of California, Davis)

In June 2018, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that recorded carbon dioxide levels had exceeded 410 parts per million. This marked the sixth consecutive year of steep increases in global concentrations of greenhouse gases, a sign that humans are currently burning through fossil fuels at a rate that exceeds the planet’s capacity to absorb emissions. The accelerating threat of catastrophic climate change is ...(Read more)

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