Making War on the Planet

Geoengineering and Capitalism's Creative Destruction of the Earth

  • John Bellamy Foster
Keywords: Marxist Ecology, Climate Change, Ecology

Abstract

The dangers posed by climate change have inspired a desperate search for technological fixes in the form of geoengineering—massive human interventions to manipulate the entire climate or planet. But as long as the dominant strategy for addressing global warming remains subordinated to the ends of capital accumulation, any attempt to implement such schemes will prove fatal to humanity.

Published
2018-09-01
Section
Review of the Month