Tagged: The Climate Issue

Copping in

Copping in

Launched a year ago at the Frankfurt Book Fair by the UN and the IPA, the Sustainable Development Goals are essential tools for publishers to... Read more

That creeping feeling

That creeping feeling

Fiction that lazily predicts a dystopian, ecologically decimated world is doomed to fail; instead novelists must engage on a new level with the climate crisis... Read more

The burning question

The burning question

The climate emergency isn’t a terrifying future trajectory to be found in manifestos from tech magnates or the pages of cli-fi novels. It’s right here,... Read more

Small minds: why a growth mindset is anathema to solving the climate crisis

Small minds: why a growth mindset is anathema to solving the climate crisis

The time for a business-as-usual approach to the climate has long since passed, argues author, academic and activist Timothy Morton, and urgent steps need to... Read more

The Greta effect

The Greta effect

Those who market and publicise books on climate change for children can make a vast difference by keeping messaging positive—and by collaborating. Read more

PA’s Publishing Declares initiative pledges to tackle the trade’s sustainability issues

The Publishers Association has launched a new pledge that invites publishers to set sustainability targets across their operations and supply chains. Read more

Closing the loop

Closing the loop

In order to make a substantial lasting change to the sustainability of the trade, we must create a circular economy focused on book reuse and... Read more

Silverback duo give climate activists a shot in the arm

The co-creators of the book of the Earthshot Prize talk about striking the right tone in order to encourage individual action on climate change.... Read more

By the book: how publishers can lead by eco-example

Two publishers share their experiences of greening their processes and workflows, and their thoughts on the issues that lie ahead. Read more

Emission invisible

Emission invisible

Received wisdom may suggest that digital books are a lower-emission option than print, but the truth is far more complex—and must be scrutinised... Read more

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