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Placing bets on the climate

Jo Bates

Developments in ‘big data’ science and the weather risk industry are transforming the political economy of climate change The recent news story regarding Monsanto’s US$930million acquisition of the data science company, Climate Corporation, raises important questions about the form of political economy that is being developed in response to the challenge of climate instability. A new generation of data analytics … Continue reading

24 October 2013 by
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Tickets released for David Marsh book launch

Following the success of the first SPERI book launch of Capital by John Lanchester in February of this year, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll be launching the paperback edition of Europe’s Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis could be solved – and why it won’t happen by David Marsh CBE (Chairman of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) and … Continue reading

23 October 2013 by
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David Marsh book launch postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances the SPERI Book Launch of Europe’s Deadlock by David Marsh has been postponed. The event which was set to take place on Thursday 7 November in Firth Hall will now take place at the same time of 18.00, on Wednesday 20 November in St George’s Church Lecture Theatre at the University of Sheffield. David Marsh CBE … Continue reading

27 September 2013 by
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