Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. Japanese edition, Shinobu Onizawa, transl. Tokyo: Kinokunya, 2012.
Event Report: “If something is wrong with the sky, shoot at it; weaponising the climate”
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Jan. 17-21, Potsdam, Germany, Pictur(e)ing Climate
Jan. 22-26, New Orleans, American Meteorological Society, Harry Wexler lecture, book award
Feb. 2-3, Boston, Colby Trustees
April 5-6, Grinnell College, Iowa, “Fixing the Sky” for All-College Convocation
April 25-27, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, “Fixing the Sky” sponsored by History and Sociology of Technology, Economics, and Public Policy
May 8, MIT, Cambridge, MA, “Fixing the Sky” for all-Institute MIT Energy Initiative
May 13-17, Mainz, Germany, Geoengineering
June 25-29, Manchester, UK, Cold War/ Blue Planet, Keynote lecture at Imperial War Museum, North
June 30-July 7, Manchester, UK
July 6, London, Anglo-American IHR, Ancients and Moderns
July 13, Fort Collins, Colorado State University banquet speaker 50th anniversary of atmospheric science.
Aug. 5-11, Washington, DC, IPCC Working group III AR5
Oct. 2, Orono, Geddes Simpson Memorial Lecture at the University of Maine, Fixing the Sky
Oct. 4-7, Copenhagen, Denmark, SHOT — roundtable on comedy
Oct. 11-16, Washington, DC, Smithsonian Grand Challenges panel on The Anthropocene: Planet Earth in the Age of Humans
Nov. 15-18, San Diego, HSS — session on comedy, invited lecture on Harry Wexler and the Emergence of Atmospheric Science
Dec. 10-13, Paris — dissertation defense at L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
[Jan. 6-10, 2013] Austin, TX — American Meteorological Society
Fixing the Sky interview on the radio.
History for the Future, WRCT-Pittsburgh, http://www.historyforthefuture.org/wordpress/?p=903
James Rodger Fleming, Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control (Columbia University Press, 2010) has received best book prizes from both the Society for the History of Technology and the American Meteorological Society. Here are the details: Read more »
Sept. 9-11, New Haven, CT: Geoengineering conference at Yale University
Sept. 15-18, Paris, France: Conference on climate knowledge and politics, XVIII-XX C
Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Orlando, FL: DARPA/NASA meeting, 100-year Starship
Oct. 6-12, Washington, DC: Research
Oct. 13-15, Pittsburgh, PA: University Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University
Oct. 29-30, New York City: Media event on geoengineering science and science fiction
Oct. Nov. 3-6, Cleveland, OH: History of Science Society and Society for the History of Technology
Nov. 9-12, Hamburg, Germany: Workshop on geoengineering at University of Hamburg
Nov. 18, Orono, ME: Seminar in marine science at University of Maine-Orono
Radio and Podcast Interview with Mark Lynch on WICN “Inquiry,”
James Rodger Fleming:
FIXING THE SKY: THE CHECKERED HISTORY OF WEATHER AND CLIMATE CONTROL.