Anthropocene, Capitalocene, and Other "-Cenes"
Why a Correct Understanding of Marx's Theory of Value Is Necessary to Leave the Planetary Crisis
Keywords:Climate Change, Capitalism, Marxist Ecology, Ecology, Political Economy
The perception that we are living in a critical historical period regarding the conditions of habitability on Earth—not only for humans but for many other living organisms too—is gaining more and more adepts among common people, academics, politicians, and social movements. This critical period has been typified as the planetary crisis of the Anthropocene Epoch and studies undertaken in the present century show that habitability on Earth is progressively deteriorating.