Florence Hazrat is the Environment and Postgrad Corner editor, and co-edits the Books section for the Lucy Writers’ Platform. She has a BA and MPhil in English Literature from Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and a PhD from St Andrews. Her doctoral thesis was on the role of refrains in music and poetry of the sixteenth century. Florence was a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Geneva, translating and editing a German version of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew from 1672, which will be published with Arden Bloomsbury in 2020. She will start a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship on brackets in Renaissance romance at the University of Sheffield in spring 2019. She has published various chapters and articles on early modern literature, and is currently working on several creative writing projects. For more information on her academic and creative work, see florencehazrat.com. Florence is interested in all things form in literature. When she isn't writing or reading on the Renaissance, she likes discovering ways of a more sustainable and ethical life. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via twitter @FlorenceHazrat
It’s all the rage now. Every news channel features it at least once a day; Twitter and Facebook feeds are awash with comments, and at social events it’s the perfect conversation killer: climate change. Our Environment Editor, Florence Hazrat, explains why she resists today’s hot topic.