Geoengineering The Gamble GERNOT WAGNER NYU “An accessible and to-the-point introduction to the potential—and peril—of solar geoengineering.” Jesse Reynolds, author of The Governance of Solar Geoengineering Stabilizing the world’s climates means cutting carbon dioxide pollution. There’s no way around it. But what if that’s not enough? What if it’s so late in the game that even cutting carbon emissions to zero, tomorrow, wouldn’t do? Climate economist and founding executive director of Harvard’s Solar Geoengineering Research Program Gernot Wagner provides a balanced take on the possible benefits and all-too-real risks of geoengineering: the attempt to cool Earth by reflecting more sunlight back into space. Deeply rooted in the latest research, he lays out realistic scenarios of a geoengineered future that may only be a matter of time. Not if, but when.
216 x 138mm | 188 pages | UK September 2021, US November 2021 HB | 978-1-5095-4305-2 | £45.00 | $59.95 | €55.90 PB | 978-1-5095-4306-9 | £14.99 | $19.95 | €18.90 ebook available
Making Climate Policy Work DANNY CULLENWARD AND DAVID G. VICTOR CarbonPlan and Stanford Law School; UC San Diego “I have spent my career trying to answer the question posed by Cullenward and Victor – how to make climate policy work. This book provides a compelling answer”. Laurence Tubiana, CEO of the European Climate Foundation (ECF), Founder of IDDRI Climate action effectiveness depends on sound strategy. Yet marketbased programs to reduce climate pollution are not working. This book evaluates the reasons for this failure, and argues for greater reliance on regulation and industrial policy to strengthen government capacities to deliver the benefits markets promise, but rarely deliver.
216 x 138mm | 248 pages | UK October 2020, US December 2020 HB | 978-1-5095-4179-9 | £50.00 | $64.95 | €61.90 PB | 978-1-5095-4180-5 | £15.99 | $22.95 | €19.90 ebook available
China Goes Green Coercive Environmentalism for a Troubled Planet YIFEI LI AND JUDITH SHAPIRO NYU Shanghai; American University “Brilliantly redefines our understanding of modern Chinese governance.” Evan Osnos, author of Age of Ambition “China Goes Green will help students, researchers, and the general public understand how to think about China’s ‘environmental authoritarianism’ under Xi Jinping. A concise guide to a very important issue.” Emily Yeh, University of Colorado Boulder What does it mean for the future of the planet when one of the world’s most durable authoritarian governance systems pursues “ecological civilization”? Given the limited time that remains to mitigate climate change, we need to consider whether China’s coercive environmentalism can show us the way. This book explores both its promises and risks.
216 x 138mm | 256 pages | UK July 2020, US September 2020 HB | 978-1-5095-4311-3 | £50.00 | $64.95 | €61.90 PB | 978-1-5095-4312-0 | £15.99 | $22.95 | €19.90 ebook available
The Disappearance of Butterflies JOSEF H. REICHHOLF Translated by Gwen Clayton “A brilliant, authoritative and iconoclastic challenge to the industrial farming that is destroying insect life. Josef Reichholf lidentifies overlooked solutions, from discarding fertilizer to embracing disorder and greening cities. And he reveals more of the miraculous biology of butterflies and moths and their marvellous relationships with a whole web of life – including us.” Patrick Barkham, author of The Butterfly Isles 229 x 152mm | 296 pages | UK October 2020, US November 2020 HB | 978-1-5095-3979-6 | £25.00 | $35.00 | €30.90 ebook available
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