Climate & Capitalism feed
This was a bumper year for books of interest to ecosocialists. Here are ten that we found particularly interesting or valuable, or both.
“We have been mortgaging the health of future generations to realize economic and development gains in the present”
Environmental destruction isn’t driven by human nature or mistaken ideas. It is an inevitable consequence of a system built on capital accumulation.
Long-time activist Joan Kuyek brilliantly shares lessons from decades of fighting environmental and community disruption by Canada’s mining corporations
Cuba’s experience suggests that urban farming can help stave off potential famine when the climate crisis cuts food production
Rising ocean temperatures are amplifying the accumulation of neurotoxins in fish that are often eaten by humans
When population is cast as the problem, restrictions like fertility control, heightened borders, dispossession, detention and imprisonment are posed as the solutions
The red and green shelf is overflowing! Nine important new books address topics ranging from ecosocialism and rising seas to trees, growth and global poverty.
The alternative to global capitalism must be a transnational popular project that leads to globalization from below