Vol. 20 No. 2 (2021): Special Issue: Tropical Imaginaries and Climate Crisis
Special Issue Editors: Anita Lundberg, André Vasques Vital & Shruti Das
Heatwaves and wave-inundated islands, prolonged droughts and rainforest fires, tropical storms and monsoon deluges, melting tropical glaciers and flooded rivers - although climate change is global, it is not experienced everywhere the same. Climate change has pronounced effects in the Tropics. The Tropics has become a critical zone of cascading tipping points, the site where the full scale and scope of climate change and its associated challenges and deathly consequences are becoming materially manifest.