Betsi Beem


Adapting the community sector for climate extremes

Abstract People experiencing poverty and inequality will be affected first and worst by the impacts of climate change to infrastructure and human settlements, including those caused by increasingly frequent and intense extreme weather events and natural disasters. They have the least capacity to cope, to...

Mutating science: the politics of bio-technology

The second half of the 20th century saw the ascendance of the life sciences in nearly every facet of our lives, from the food we eat to the way we are born. From genetically engineered foods to test-tube babies, biotechnology raises new political, economic, and...