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People's Climate March and Conservatives: Should Naomi Klein and Bill McKibben Engage the Political Right?

October 14, 2014 by Johannes Urpelainen

On September 21, hundreds of thousands joined the People’s Climate March in New York. While the marchers were diverse, it was diversity among liberals and leftists. The anti-globalization, anti-corporate, anti-agribusiness, socialist, and labor activists were all there in large numbers, making a lot of noise.[read more]

Does Climate Disruption Change Everything? A Review of Naomi Klein's 'This Changes Everything'

October 9, 2014 by Johannes Urpelainen
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Naomi Klein‘s 'This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate' makes three basic claims. First, capitalism is the key reason for our addiction to fossil fuels. Second, current solutions are not solving the problem. Finally, grassroots mobilization against fossil fuels can solve the climate crisis.[read more]

Science, Extraordinary Conclusions, and Entering the Metricene

November 13, 2013 by Lou Grinzo
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Naomi Klein recently authored an article about how science is telling us all to revolt. It’s a perfect example of the kind of unsettling, yet incredibly hard to refute, piece that has been appearing more and more often from climate communicators.[read more]

Naomi Klein is Half Right About Capitalism vs. the Climate

December 5, 2011 by Gernot Wagner
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Naomi Klein is always worth reading. If you haven’t seen Capitalism vs. the Climate, go ahead. I’ll wait. Her 10,000-word exposé is well worth the effort. It makes the essential point that addressing climate change means reorganizing how the world does business. Klein makes the point by arguing that the climate-denier crowd at the...[read more]

Copenhagen: Seattle Grows Up

November 17, 2009 by Big Gav

The Nation has an article from Naomi Klein on activist actions planned for the Copenhagen summit (the naming of the "bike bloc" grouping made me laugh) - Copenhagen: Seattle Grows Up. There is certainly a Seattle quality to the Copenhagen mobilization: the huge range of groups that will be there; the diverse tactics that will be on...[read more]