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Author Williams, Chris
Title Ecology and Socialism : Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis
Imprint Chicago : Haymarket Books, 2010
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Descript 1 online resource (190 pages)
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Series Between the Lions
Between the Lions
Note Intro -- Title Page -- Introduction -- CHAPTER ONE - The Science of Climate Change -- Basics of Global Warming Science -- Evidence for Global Warming -- How Bad Can It Get? -- CHAPTER TWO - Is Population the Problem? -- The Return of Malthus -- Historical Origins of the Overpopulation Argument -- Neo-Malthusianism with a Green Tinge -- Are There Too Many People for the Available Food Supply? -- Is Ecological Degradation Caused by Overpopulation? -- The Importance of "Scarcity" under Capitalism -- CHAPTER THREE - Why Capitalism Cannot Solve the Problem -- The Energy Dilemma -- What Progress under Obama? -- Capitalism Takes the Most Dirty Road -- Geopolitical Tensions and Oil Depletion -- Acceptance of the Imperial Status Quo -- CHAPTER FOUR - False Solutions Favored by the System -- Proposed Mitigating Solutions -- Why Copenhagen Failed -- Fixes within the System: Carbon Trading, Lifestyle Changes, Technological ... -- Cap-and-Trade Schemes -- Reducing Personal Consumption -- The Throwaway Society: the Rise of Garbage -- The Rise of Recycling -- What about Nuclear Power? -- CHAPTER FIVE - Real Solutions Right Now: What We Need to Fight For -- The Problem Is Social, Not Technical -- A Government Action Plan on the Environment -- The Challenge of Chemical Pollution -- Measures to Reduce Energy Use -- The Need for Independent Politics -- CHAPTER SIX - Marxism and the Environment -- Socialist Ecological Thought Since Marx -- CHAPTER SEVEN - From Capitalist Crisis to Socialist Sustainability -- Sustainable Development and Capitalism -- Marxism, Alienation, and Nature -- Capitalist Time Versus Human and Natural Time -- CHAPTER EIGHT - What Would a Sustainable Society Look Like? -- Conclusion -- Selected Bibliography and Resources -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Index -- ALSO FROM HAYMARKET BOOKS -- ABOUT HAYMARKET BOOKS -- Copyright Page
A timely, well-grounded analysis that reveals an inconvenient truth: we can't save capitalism and save the planet
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Williams, Chris Ecology and Socialism : Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis Chicago : Haymarket Books,c2010 9781608460915
Subject Human ecology -- Political aspects.;Human ecology -- Economic aspects.;Environmental degradation -- Economic aspects.;Environmental policy.;Capitalism.;Socialism
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