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Werner Krauss, Mike S. Schäfer, and Hans von Storch

This special symposium grew out of a workshop held in Hamburg in 2011 (Krauss and von Storch 2012) and of a long-term interest in climate research as post-normal science. A decade earlier, Dennis Bray and Hans von Storch (1999) stated that the management of uncertainty and its extension into the political and social realm make climate science a case for post-normal science. Interpreting a survey among German and American climate scientists, they suggested that scientific policy advice is the result of both scientific knowledge and normative judgment.

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Posthuman? Nature and Culture in Renegotiation

Kornelia Engert and Christiane Schürkmann

entanglements. With a special regard to approaches that emphasize material agency, and based on document analysis, Christiane Schürkmann focuses on nuclear waste management policy in Germany as an example of how modern societies are challenged by a toxic

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Plastic Packaging, Food Supply, and Everyday Life

Adopting a Social Practice Perspective in Social-Ecological Research

Lukas Sattlegger, Immanuel Stieß, Luca Raschewski, and Katharina Reindl

of thought in Austria and Germany, sharing a common research focus but applying heterogeneous theoretical and conceptual assumptions (for a comparison, see Kramm et al. 2017 ). In this article, we mainly refer to SRN as they are conceptualized in the

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Evert Van de Vliert

.356 Ethiopia −0.368 −2.118 −3.120 −1.218 Finland 1.525 1.242 0.710 1.840 France 0.536 1.268 0.818 1.282 Georgia 0.106 −1.100 −1.456 −1.142 Germany 0.923 1.275 0.856 1.092 Ghana −1.228 −1.157 −1.397 0.419 Greece −0.282 0.921 0.100 0.660 Guatemala −0.841 −0

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Accounting for Loss in Fish Stocks

A Word on Life as Biological Asset

Jennifer E. Telesca

was still in embryo until the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Not until 1898, after years of flux in herring, did the German scientist Friedrich Heincke introduce the “stock concept” as a biological referent corresponding to what is

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Natalie Bump Vena, Paige Dawson, Thomas De Pree, Sarah Hitchner, George Holmes, Sudarshan R Kottai, Daniel J Murphy, Susan Paulson, Victoria C. Ramenzoni, and Kathleen Smythe

as the Napoleonic Wars or the English Corn Laws. Although he mentions key sociological processes triggered by the aftermath of the French Revolution and the reorganization of the principalities in the German Confederation in the late eighteenth and

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Surveying the Chemical Anthropocene

Chemical Imaginaries and the Politics of Defining Toxicity

Yogi Hale Hendlin

register, where the public can see the time frame in which they must give crucial scientific feedback. This is exactly what happened with the German agribusiness company BASF's US application to sell the herbicide isoxaflutole (brand name Alite 27). When a

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Toxic Sensorium

Agrochemicals in the African Anthropocene

Serena Stein and Jessie Luna

livestock diseases, and transforming malarial zones into productive farmland after the agricultural utility of pesticides was demonstrated in Italy and Germany in World War II ( Hambleton 1955 ). DDT use in agriculture began sporadically through colonial