In policy circles today, the primacy of the capitalist state in efforts to confront climate change is a given. This is a premise worth questioning.
Geoff Mann is a professor and undergraduate programs chair in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University, where he also directs the Centre for Global Political Economy. Along with Climate Leviathan (Verso, 2018), his most recent books include Disassembly Required: A Field Guide to Actually Existing Capitalism (AK Press, 2013) and In the Long Run We Are All Dead: Keynesianism, Political Economy, and Revolution (Verso, 2017). He lives in Vancouver, BC.