Graeme Maxton is the author of seven internationally acclaimed books on climate change, energy, economics and the automotive industry, which have been printed in more than 20 different language editions. His latest books are A Chicken Can’t Lay a Duck Egg (2020) – the German edition is F*ck the System (2021) – and Globaler Klimanotstand (2020). He was an Advisory Board Member of the UN’s Pathways Project, is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Population Matters, and a Research Affiliate of the Rachel Carson Center at Ludwig Maximilian Universität in Munich, Germany. He was previously Secretary General of the Club of Rome.

Latest Articles:

If societies cut emissions by 50% tomorrow what would happen? Would the pace of climate change slow or accelerate?

Why does a one or two degree change in global temperatures matter so much?

Climate change: what can you do?

Are there ethics in business?

A modest proposal. The solution to climate change that fits in your pocket

Why carbon pricing doesn’t work

Natural Capital and how I tried to monetise my kisses

Capitalism is based on one simple idea. With a warming planet that’s a huge problem

How the free-market addled your brain and why it can’t fix climate change.

There is no such thing as net-zero