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Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of by Ian Angus

By Ian Angus

Science tells us new and unsafe degree in planetary evolution has begun—the Anthropocene, a time of emerging temperatures, severe climate, emerging oceans, and mass species extinctions. Humanity faces not only extra pollutants or hotter climate, but a concern of the Earth System. If company as traditional keeps, this century might be marked via swift deterioration of our actual, social, and fiscal surroundings. huge components of Earth turns into uninhabitable, and civilization itself should be threatened. Facing the Anthropocene indicates what has prompted this planetary emergency, and what we needs to do to fulfill the challenge.
Bridging the distance among Earth process technology and ecological Marxism, Ian Angus examines not just the newest medical findings concerning the actual motives and outcomes of the Anthropocene transition, but additionally the social and fiscal traits that underlie the main issue. Cogent and compellingly written, Facing the Anthropocene bargains a special synthesis of traditional and social technological know-how that illustrates how capitalism's inexorable force for progress, powered by way of the quick burning of fossil fuels that took hundreds of thousands of years to shape, has pushed our global to the edge of catastrophe. Survival within the Anthropocene, Angus argues, calls for radical social switch, changing fossil capitalism with a brand new, ecosocialist civilization.

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