[Marxism] Climate & Capitalism, March 26, 2012
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CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
An online journal focusing on capitalism, climate change, and the
March 26, 2012
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CAN CAPITALISM COPE WITH THE END OF GROWTH?
Book review. Richard Heinberg shows that if business as usual
continues, life in a degrowth economy will be painful for everyone but
the very rich, but he stops short of calling for radical system
GREEN ENERGY WON’T SAVE THE EARTH
WITHOUT SOCIAL CHANGE
The most popular techno-fix for global warming is green energy. If
energy companies would only deploy wind, hydro, solar or nuclear, then
emission-intensive fossil fuels will eventually disappear. But will
OCEAN DAMAGE FROM CLIMATE CHANGE
WILL COST $2 TRILLION A YEAR
Some things are too valuable to be assigned meaningful prices. Rather
than asking the impossible question of what the ocean itself is worth,
a new study asks what ocean-related costs could be avoided by rapidly
cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
ROBERT BIEL: IMPERIALISM AND ECOCIDE
If capitalism had been established in one small society in a small
area it would consume itself in its unsustainability and cease to
exist. But it is inherently global, and this is the problem.
TRUTHOUT REVIEW: TOO MANY PEOPLE?
|IS ‘SANE, CLEAR, AND FORTHRIGHT’
Feminist writer Eleanor J. Bader says new book by Ian Angus and Simon
Butler is "a clear and convincing challenge to the idea of population
control as political necessity"
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