Paul Warde is a reader in environmental history at the University of Cambridge. Libby Robin is a professor of environmental history at Australian National University. Sverker Soerlin is a professor of environmental history at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and a cofounder of the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory.
Demonstrates the power of history to speak into the present... It is a wonderfully succinct, compelling, and revealing piece of writing. -- James Dunk * Australian Book Review * Our relationship with nature goes far beyond resources, amenity or the scientific idea of an archive we learn to read. There are, as The Environment shows, ethical complexities in how we use and abuse the planet - and in how we frame its improbable riches. -- Huw Lewis-Jones, Falmouth University * Nature *