Eve Darian-Smith

Eve Darian-Smith

Eve Darian-Smith is professor of global and international studies, University of California, Irvine.

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Rising authoritarianism and worsening climate change share a fossil-fueled secret – commentary

By: - April 28, 2022

Around the world, many countries are becoming less democratic. This backsliding on democracy and “creeping authoritarianism,” as the U.S. State Department puts it, is often supported by the same industries that are escalating climate change. In my new book, “Global Burning: Rising Antidemocracy and the Climate Crisis,” I lay out connections between these industries and […]