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Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate Naomi Klein is concerned with anthropogenic climate change which she had denied for a long time. She is pessimistic about the future: “We know that if we continue on our current path of allowing (carbon dioxide) emissions to rise year after year, climate change will change..

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A New Approach to Economics, Innovation and the Environment, Anthem Press, 2015. Fücks states that the overwhelming majority of the scientific community agrees that “Global CO2 emissions must be halved by the middle of the century in order to stabilise the earth’s climate2. He considers that, even if it is too late to limit the..

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A Supply-Side Approach to Global Warming, by Hans-Werner Sinn, published by MIT Press, 2012. Professor Sinn’s  green paradox is based on the assumption  that “green” measures  will encourage producers of fossil fuels  to extract their products from the ground earlier rather than later. Announcing a future reduction in the demand for fossil fuels speeds up global..

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Earth Grab considers  how global capitalism’s deployment of technology  is liable to lead to disaster  for the planet and  most  of those who live on it. It groups  approaches to the deployment of technology into three: 1. “Geopiracy”. This  relates to geo-engineering. Definitions are contested, but the following extracts from  the work of reputable organisations such as the..

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More balanced and cost-effective policies should be devised to deal with existing environmental problems, in preference to attempting to solve fictitious problems identified by unreliable scenarios