What does home look like now? The Marshes of Mesopotamia and sustainable academia

This post by Somayyeh Amiri is part of a series on Sustainable Academia—in cooperation with the Next Generation Action Team (NEXTGATe) of the European Society for Environmental History—in which contributors reflect on the conditions of historians in Europe and beyond (especially those in early career stages), introduce visions for the field, and suggest concrete action in order to build more inclusive and...

Historians for Future on the IPCC Report: Part 1, Where Are We Now?

At the beginning of August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I released its Sixth Assessment Report on the current state of the global climate and scientific understanding of it.[1] Running to nearly 4,000 pages and with hundreds of authors, this document is an impressive example of global scientific collaboration. It is part of a large...