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Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency War Communism in the Twenty-First Century

By: Andreas Malm(Author)
224 pages
Publisher: Verso Books
Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency
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  • Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency ISBN: 9781839762154 Paperback Aug 2020 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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What does the COVID 19 tell us about the climate breakdown, and what should we do about it?

The economic and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been unprecedented. Governments have spoken of being at war and find themselves forced to seek new powers in order to maintain social order and prevent the spread of the virus. This is often exercised with the notion that we will return to normal as soon as we can. What if that is not possible? Secondly, if the state can mobilize itself in the face of an invisible foe like this pandemic, it should also be able to confront visible dangers such as climate destruction with equal force.

In Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency, leading environmental thinker, Andreas Malm demands that this war-footing state should be applied on a permanent basis to the ongoing climate front line. He offers proposals on how the climate movement should use this present emergency to make that case. There can be no excuse for inaction any longer.

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Andreas Malm is a scholar of human ecology, teaching at Lund University. He the author of The Progress of this Storm and of Fossil Capital, which won the Isaac and Tamara Deutscher Memorial Prize.

By: Andreas Malm(Author)
224 pages
Publisher: Verso Books
Media reviews

"The prose crackles – this is an urgent book [...] Electrifying."
Spectre Journal

"A remarkable work, a tour de force [...] Malm seems to have summoned the energies of the crisis and guided them onto the page. The prose crackles, this is an urgent book [...] electrifying."

"Compared with most other books that discuss the crisis, its solutions are more realistic because they are more radical."
– Simon Butler, Climate and Capitalism

"Eloquent and important [...] [Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency] gets the origins and the scale of the cascading ecological crises we face exactly right. Compared with most other books that discuss the crisis, its solutions are more realistic because they are more radical."
International Viewpoint

"There is a lot to discuss and debate in Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency. It is a helpful revolutionary socialist contribution to understanding the political forms and strategies that are urgent for survival and revolution in a world on fire."
– Paul Fleckenstein, Tempest

"A bracing 224-page polemic written in the wake of COVID-19 [...] Malm elucidates the links between the climate crisis and pandemics."
– George Eaton, New Statesman

"Indisputably one of the most serious theorists writing about the crisis of nature today."
Anticapitalist Resistance

"Few have connected the climate and capitalism crises with such acid clarity as Malm."
– Thomas Meaney, New Statesman ("Books of the Year")

"Darkly elegant and studded with recondite history."
– Richard Seymour, New Statesman ("Books of the Year")

"The first publicly accessible book that connects pandemics, climate change, and capitalism [...] well-researched and beautifully written."
– Cihan Tugal, openDemocracy

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