Carbon Colonialism: How Rich Countries Export Climate Breakdown (Hardcover)
Outsourcing climate breakdown shows how the impact of climate change, including the slow-burn disasters of droughts and floods, is traded out by wealthier countries and imported by less wealthy ones as the price of economic growth.
About the Author
Laurie Parsons is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London and Principal Investigator of the projects The Disaster Trade: The Hidden Footprint of UK Imports and Investment Overseas and Hot Trends: How the Global Garment Industry Shapes Climate Vulnerability in Cambodia. His other books include Going Nowhere Fast: Inequality in the Age of Translocality and Climate Change in the Global Workplace.