The Physics of Capitalism Erald Kolasi DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-070-01-2018-05_4 Keywords: Marxist Ecology, Ecology Abstract Human economies are complex biophysical systems. By exploring some fundamental concepts in physics, we can develop a better understanding of the ways that the energy-intensive activities of capitalism are changing humanity and the planet.Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website. Requires Subscription or Fee PDF (USD 3) HTML Published 2018-05-04 Issue Vol. 70, No. 1: May 2018 Section Articles Please see here for reprint requests.