“The Octopus in the Parking Garage is a very important addition to the canon of climate literature—thinking ahead even further out, investigating the colossal mess we’ll have on our hands even after we’ve stopped the rise in atmospheric CO2.”
The Octopus in the Parking Garage: A Call for Climate Resilience by Rob Verchick is published by Columbia University Press. Rob Verchick is a leading climate law scholar who designed and implemented climate-resilience policies in the Obama administration. He holds the Gauthier-St. Martin Chair in Environmental Law at Loyola University New Orleans, is a senior fellow in disaster resilience at Tulane University, and serves as president of the Center for Progressive Reform. Verchick is the author of four books and host of the podcast Connect the Dots.