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This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate

Author: Naomi Klein
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Explains why the environmental crisis should lead to an abandonment of "free market" ideologies and current political systems, arguing that a massive reduction of greenhouse emissions may offer a best chance for correcting problems.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Klein
ISBN: 9781451697384 1451697384 9781451697391 1451697392
OCLC Number: 894746822
Description: x, 564 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: One way or another, everything changes. Part I. Bad timing. The right is right : the revolutionary power of climate change ; Hot money : how free market fundamentalism helped overheat the planet ; Public and paid for : overcoming the ideological blocks to the next economy ; Planning and banning : slapping the invisible hand, building a movement ; Beyond extractivism : confronting the climate denier within --
Part II. Magical thinking. Fruits, not roots : the disastrous merger of big business and big green ; No messiahs : the green billionaires won't save us ; Dimming the sun : the solution to pollution is ... pollution? --
Part III. Starting anyway. Blockadia : the new climate warriors ; Love will save this place : democracy, divestment, and the wins so far ; You and what army? : indigenous rights and the power of keeping our word ; Sharing the sky : the atmospheric commons and the power of paying our debts ; The right to regenerate : moving from extraction to renewal --
Conclusion: The leap years : just enough time for impossible.
Other Titles: Capitalism vs. the climate
Capitalism versus the climate
Responsibility: Naomi Klein.

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Explains why the environmental crisis should lead to an abandonment of "free market" ideologies and current political systems, arguing that a massive reduction of greenhouse emissions may offer a best chance for correcting problems.

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