Patrick Schroeder

Patrick Schroeder is a political scientist, development professional, and environmentalist currently at SWITCH-Asia Network Facility, based at the Collaborating Center on Sustainable Consumption and Production in Wuppertal, Germany. Previously, he worked on German-Chinese climate change cooperation as advisor to the China Association for NGO Cooperation. He is currently an Honorary Research Associate at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex.
  • GTI Contributions

    Bleak Visions, Blind Spots

    December 2015

    In A Rough Ride to the Future, contrarian Gaia theorist James Lovelock counsels abandoning all hope of preventing global environmental change, and adapting to it instead. But by assuming the fixity of human behavior and institutions, he resigns humanity to a passive present and a grim future.