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Author Klein, Naomi, 1970-

Title This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate / Naomi Klein.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2015.
2014

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  363.738 Klein    ---  Available
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. ed., August 2015.
Description x, 564 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-525) and index.
Contents 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 -- Fruits, not roots: the disastrous merger of big business and big green -- No messiahs: the green billionaires won't save us -- Dimmin the sun: the solution to pollution is ... pollution? -- Blockadia: the new climate warriors -- Love will save this place: democracy, divestment, and the wins sofar -- You and what army? Indigenous rights and the power ofkeeping our word -- Sharing the sky: the atmospheric commonsand the power of paying our debts -- The right to regenerate: moving from extraction to renewal.
Indexed In: Booklist starred, October 2014
New York Times, November 2014
Choice, November 2015
Kirkus Review, October 2014
Summary Argues that the climate crisis presents a challenge to abandon the core "free market" ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake failing political systems in order to fix economic systems, and that reducing greenhouse emissions will provide an opportunity to reduce inequalities, repair broken democracies, and rebuild local economies.
Audience Adult Follett School Solutions.
Subject Environment -- Economic aspects.
Environmental policy -- Economic aspects.
Climate change -- Economic aspects.
Capitalism.
ISBN 9781451697391

 
    
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