When things fall apart

Our world today displays all the signs of impending collapse: the climate continues to heat up, wild fires burn uncontrollably, glaciers melt at an unprecedented rate, the Covid-19 pandemic refuses to die down, thousands of species face extinction. Anyone with any sense of realism knows that we’re in trouble and … Read More

Our world today displays all the signs of impending collapse: the climate continues to heat up, wild fires burn uncontrollably, glaciers melt at an unprecedented rate, the Covid-19 pandemic refuses to die down, thousands of species face extinction. Anyone with any sense of realism knows that we’re in trouble and … Read More

The Ultimate Holiday Booklist from Polity

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The New Environmental Economics

By Éloi Laurent

On September 18th, 16 years old climate activist Greta Thunberg appeared before the United States House of Representatives. When asked to submit a formal version of her inaugural statement, she replied that she would be giving lawmakers a copy of the IPPC special report on … Read More

Climate and Society: Transforming the Future


By Robin Leichenko & Karen O’Brien

Climate change is often described as the central challenge of our time. Even teaching about climate change can be profoundly challenging. Some students feel that the problem is already hopeless and that runaway climate change is inevitable. Others are more optimistic, convinced that the … Read More