Paul Wapner, is professor of Global Environmental Politics in the School of International Service at American University. His research and teaching focus on environmental ethics, climate governance, environmental activism, and social change. His books include Living Through the End of Nature, Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics, Principled World Politics, Global Environmental Politics: From Person to Planet (co-edited with Simon Nicholson) and, most recently, Reimagining Climate Change (co‐edited with Hilal Elver). His forthcoming book, Is Wildness Over?, will be published in 2019. Paul is a long-time meditation practitioner in the tradition of Thich Naht Hahn and has written numerous articles and book chapters focused on the relationship between one’s interior life and environmental engagement. He serves on the board of Re-volv, an organization that finances and installs solar panels on the roofs of nonprofits.

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