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Abstract

In this essay, I present data from a regional climate conference to demonstrate how speakers engage in dialogic practice to constitute a moral universe of climate actors. I employ the notion of the science-policy-practice dialogue to introduce three identity categories – scientist expert, elected policymaker, and practitioner – which participants use to position themselves and relate to others and their environments. Using discourse analysis, I attend to the membership categorization devices speakers use to deploy these identity categories and constitute the cast of climate characters. Speakers assign themselves and others to identity categories by making claims to enoughness, which are then used to establish expectations and justify actions.

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