Kenneth W. Abbott and David Gartner (ASU): The Green Climate Fund and the Future of Environmental Governance. Markets can be very, very wrong: Consumers are paying much too low a price for coal-generated electricity, because the price they pay does not take account of the very large external costs associated with generation. Coal is the enemy of the human race, mainstream economics edition. A review of The Ethics of Global Climate Change. A review of A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change by Stephen M. Gardiner (and more). Where did global warming go? Elisabeth Rosenthal wants to know (and more). From Climate Access, a look at seven reasons why the public is not engaged on climate. Kevin Drum on how climate skeptics take another hit. A look at how conservatives want to end support for America’s fastest growing industry. A review of Green Is the New Red: An Insider’s Account of a Social Movement Under Siege by Will Potter. Eric Biber (UC-Berkeley): Which Science? Whose Science? How Scientific Disciplines Can Shape Environmental Law. From Conservation, a review of Rat Island: Predators in Paradise and the World’s Greatest Wildlife Rescue by William Stolzenburg; a look at how a provocative essay calling on conservation biologists to stop bad-mouthing nonnative species has sparked a testy showdown in the pages of the prestigious journal Nature (and more); and struggling to survive in the twenty-first century, naturalists might take a page from their own playbook: evolve, adapt and use technology to woo people back to nature. The Plastic Bag Wars: The world consumes 1 million plastic shopping bags every minute — and the industry is fighting hard to keep it that way (and more and more).

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