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Author Eve Darian-Smith discusses her new guide, Global Burning: Rising Antidemocracy and the Climate Crisis, which describes and analyzes the environmental insurance policies of authoritarian governments, together with the Trump and Bolsanaro administrations within the U.S. and Brazil, in addition to just lately deposed Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison. She is chair of the Department of Global and International Studies on the University of California, Irvine. Eve has documented the rising disaster for democratic nations as authoritarian leaders mix anti-environmentalist populism with more and more aggressive approaches to governing. Climate change is a world drawback that nationalists and populists resist actively. With the United States headed right into a contentious mid-term election season, we wished to debate what voters needs to be on the look ahead to when selecting candidates they count on to signify them in international negotiations in response to local weather change.