The new article "Economics and climate emergency", written by Barry Gills and Jamie Morgan, is free available.
In this essay authors provide introductory comment for the collection of essays on Economics and Climate Emergency.
The purpose of this collection of essays in Globalizations is to critically address the relationship between economics, especially mainstream economics, though with some comment on the history of political economy, current international political economy and tensions in heterodox positions, and the global climate emergency.
In the first section of this essay Gills and Morgan suggest that recent critique of the climate movement has broader systemic significance.
In the following section they rehearse some of the standard arguments leading to complacency and delay to action on climate change and ecological breakdown.
In the last section authors set out the broad themes of the follows essays.