The University of Arizona

Review of Li and Shapiro. 2020. China goes Green: coercive environmentalism for a troubled planet.

Kofi Gunu

Abstract


This review critiques Yifei Li and Judith Shapiro’s China Goes Green: Coercive Environmentalism for a Troubled Planet (2020). The authors explore what it means for the world’s longest-lasting authoritarian state to pursue “ecological civilization.” This is an important work that recasts the trade-offs of tackling catastrophic climate change.

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