Bloomsbury prioritising sustainability ahead of COP26

From Sunday, October 31st the UK will host the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), the next step on the global path to mitigating the worst effects of climate change and an update on each country’s commitments to stay beneath the 1.5 degree limit set by the Paris Agreement as part of COP21, held in Paris in 2015. Understanding Climate Change As part of the COP26 goal of working together, four Bloomsbury books about sustainability and climate change have been selected for inclusion in the COP26 Virtual Book Showcase hosted on the Exact Editions platform with books from more than 35 of the world’s leading publishers to inform and educate delegates and the general public at the summit. Books in the showcase will be made freely available to read online during the event in Glasgow from Sunday, October 31st to Friday, November 12th with a preview provided during the Milan “Pre-COP” meeting. For a video walkthrough of the showcase and the other publishers involved, see the official announcement on Publishing Perspectives. The titles selected titles from Bloomsbury’s catalogues are: Climate Change in Human History: Prehistory to the Present by Benjamin Lieberman, Elizabeth Gordon Our Biggest Experiment: A History of the Climate Crisis by Alice Bell Climate Justice by Mary Robinson Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World by The Dalai Lama, Franz Alt In addition, Our Biggest Experiment by Alice Bell has been chosen to feature in a temporary week-long Reading Room link across the Exact Editions social media accounts from October 28th to November 22nd and Bloomsbury will be providing addition support for the link via our own social channels and networks. View the collection: