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Published: 04 March 2020

240 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190090180

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Climate Change and the Nation State

The Case for Nationalism in a Warming World

Anatol Lieven

  • Ties the struggle to limit climate change to nationalism and national interests in a way that has not been done before
  • Shows how nationalism can motivate people to sacrifice their own interests to save future generations from climate change
  • Contrasts the limited threats from Russia and China, with which our security elites are obsessed, with the far greater threats of climate change to the USA and Western democracy
  • Shows how an enduring national consensus can be created in support of a "Green New Deal"
  • Argues for the need to strengthen national resilience in order to withstand the effects of climate change and other future shocks
  • Opens up the debate on climate change to new ideological contributions, and calls on moderate conservatives to recognise their patriotic duty to combat climate change