Sanjay Chaturvedi, Timothy Doyle – Climate Terror: A Critical Geopolitics of Climate Change

Co-written by a former colleague from my days at Keele, Tim Doyle’s new book with Sanjay Chaturvedi looks really good.

Progressive Geographies

Sanjay Chaturvedi, Timothy Doyle, Climate Terror: A Critical Geopolitics of Climate Change, recently out with Palgrave.

9780230249622Climate Terror investigates the highly differentiated geographical politics of global warming. It explores how fear-inducing climate change discourses could result in new forms of dependencies, domination and militarized ‘climate security’. In this revealing study from Chaturvedi and Doyle, the concept of environmental security is brought to life through cases of the most pressing environmental issues confronting the Global South, which are creating desperate realities for billions of people. The book proposes the following key questions, crucial to our understanding of this issue: Can the climate discourse be re-configured to provide a place where issues of environmental justice and sovereignty are paramount, rather than neo-liberal responses to climate? Can climate change give a voice to the global periphery, and can it be used as a vehicle for emancipation?

Chaturvedi and Doyle’s study concludes by taking note…

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