Michael P. Vandenbergh is the David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law, Co-Director of the Energy, Environment and Land Use Program, and Director of the Climate Change Research Network at Vanderbilt University Law School, Tennessee. Jonathan M. Gilligan is Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Associate Director for Research, Vanderbilt Climate Change Research Network at Vanderbilt University, Tennessee.
Advance praise: 'The book offers a fresh, collaborative approach to the climate problem.' William D. Ruckelshaus, Strategic Director, Madrona Venture Group and Washington State University and University of Washington Advance praise: 'Beyond Politics offers a timely, insightful roadmap for bypassing gridlock on climate change.' Carol M. Browner, Senior Counselor, Albright Stonebridge Group and Center for American Progress Advance praise: 'Beyond Politics provides a fresh, much-needed perspective on how the private sector can bypass government gridlock on climate change.' John D. Graham, Dean, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Advance praise: 'Industry can help lead the effort to address climate change, and this book provides an important roadmap.' Joe Kaeser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens AG Advance praise: 'Vandenbergh and Gilligan provide an optimistic view of the climate problem, showing how the private sector can bypass government gridlock over the next decade. This book will appeal to scholars, business and advocacy group managers, policymakers, and anyone interested in a new approach to climate change.' Steven Harper, Global Director, Environment and Energy Policy Intel Corporation Advance praise: 'In Beyond Politics, Professors Vandenbergh and Gilligan powerfully demonstrate how private sector action on climate change has moved from theory to real and promising impact in the marketplace of today. Drawing on law, policy, and social science, their book provides an optimistic roadmap showing how the private sector, leveraging customer-supplier relationships as part of the solution, can bypass government gridlock and reduce carbon emissions by a billion tons annually.' Jackie Roberts, Chief Sustainability Officer, The Carlyle Group