skip to content
Climate leviathan : a political theory of our planetary future Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Climate leviathan : a political theory of our planetary future

Author: Joel Wainwright; Geoff Mann
Publisher: London : Verso, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Despite all the science and summits, leading capitalist states have not managed to mitigate anything close to an adequate level of carbon emissions. There is no way the world will warm less than the critical 2C threshold. What are the likely political-economic outcomes? Where is our warming world headed? Possibilities in the struggle for climate justice depend on our capacity to anticipate where the existing global  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Wainwright; Geoff Mann
ISBN: 9781786634290 1786634295
OCLC Number: 1005099304
Description: xiii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hobbes in our time --
Climate leviathan --
The politics of adaptation --
The adaptation of the political --
A green capitalism? --
Planetary sovereignty --
After Paris --
Climate X.
Responsibility: Joel Wainwright and Geoff Mann.

Abstract:

"Despite all the science and summits, leading capitalist states have not managed to mitigate anything close to an adequate level of carbon emissions. There is no way the world will warm less than the critical 2C threshold. What are the likely political-economic outcomes? Where is our warming world headed? Possibilities in the struggle for climate justice depend on our capacity to anticipate where the existing global order is likely to go. 'Climate Leviathan' provides a radical way of thinking about how environmental change will intensify existing challenges to global order, unearthing the forces for a planetary variation on existing forms of sovereignty"--

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"In the face of the contemporary ecological crisis, can sovereignty maintain the absolute character that has defined it from the beginning and continue the mediatory functions that modernity Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1005099304> # Climate leviathan : a political theory of our planetary future
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1005099304" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Topic/climatic_changes_political_aspects> ; # Climatic changes--Political aspects
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/363.73874/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Topic/political_science_history_&_theory> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Topic/political_science_political_economy> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Economy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Topic/business_&_economics_environmental_economics> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Person/mann_geoff> ; # Geoff Mann
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Person/wainwright_joel> ; # Joel Wainwright
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2018" ;
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description ""Despite all the science and summits, leading capitalist states have not managed to mitigate anything close to an adequate level of carbon emissions. There is no way the world will warm less than the critical 2C threshold. What are the likely political-economic outcomes? Where is our warming world headed? Possibilities in the struggle for climate justice depend on our capacity to anticipate where the existing global order is likely to go. 'Climate Leviathan' provides a radical way of thinking about how environmental change will intensify existing challenges to global order, unearthing the forces for a planetary variation on existing forms of sovereignty"--"@en ;
    schema:description "Hobbes in our time -- Climate leviathan -- The politics of adaptation -- The adaptation of the political -- A green capitalism? -- Planetary sovereignty -- After Paris -- Climate X."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4035647443> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Climate leviathan : a political theory of our planetary future"@en ;
    schema:productID "1005099304" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781786634290> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1005099304> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Person/mann_geoff> # Geoff Mann
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Mann" ;
    schema:givenName "Geoff" ;
    schema:name "Geoff Mann" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Person/wainwright_joel> # Joel Wainwright
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Wainwright" ;
    schema:givenName "Joel" ;
    schema:name "Joel Wainwright" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Topic/business_&_economics_environmental_economics> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Topic/climatic_changes_political_aspects> # Climatic changes--Political aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Climatic changes--Political aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Topic/political_science_history_&_theory> # POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4035647443#Topic/political_science_political_economy> # POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Economy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Economy"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781786634290>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1786634295" ;
    schema:isbn "9781786634290" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.