The literature on social transformations has blossomed in the last decade. But which actors have the ‘agency’ (Brown, 2013) to shape their direction and speed (Meadowcroft 2009)? In the UK, one body which performs this role is the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Background. To ensure safety of any engineering system so that human life is protected and the environment is safe it is logical to be able to define when it is operating outside of its design condition.
About The Project. We have observed unprecedented changes in the Arctic’s sea ice cover over recent decades. The area covered by sea ice at the end of summer has declined by over 13% per decade and the amount of thick, old ice in the Arctic has almost halved.
In the wake of radical disruptions to former photographic centres of power in industry practice and in scholarly viewpoint, and with the exemplary Kodak collection at National Science and Media Museum at its core, this collaborative doctoral project reappraises the history of popular photography in the museum and the academy.