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Green Gone Wrong : Dispatches from the Front Lines of Eco-Capitalism
by Heather Rogers


Overview - Faced with climate change, many counsel "going green," encouraging us to buy organic food or a "clean" car, for example. But can we rely on consumerism to provide a solution to the very problems it has helped cause? Heather Rogers travels from Paraguay to Indonesia, via the Hudson Valley, Detroit, and Germany's Black Forest, to investigate green capitalism, and argues for solutions that are not mere palliatives or distractions, but ways of engaging with how we live and the kind of world we want to live in.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Faced with climate change, many counsel "going green," encouraging us to buy organic food or a "clean" car, for example. But can we rely on consumerism to provide a solution to the very problems it has helped cause? Heather Rogers travels from Paraguay to Indonesia, via the Hudson Valley, Detroit, and Germany's Black Forest, to investigate green capitalism, and argues for solutions that are not mere palliatives or distractions, but ways of engaging with how we live and the kind of world we want to live in.

A new afterword considers various ways in which national development might be freed from its dependence on economic growth, allowing for a decent standard of living without exhausting the planet's resources.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781844679010
  • ISBN-10: 1844679012
  • Publisher: Verso
  • Publish Date: January 2013
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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