Item description for GREEN CAPITALISM: Manufacturing scarcity in an age of abundance by James Heartfield...
A polemic against 'Green Capitalism'. James Heartfield accuses the 'Green Capitalists' of profiteering over climate change and other environmental scares. Green capitalists like Zac Goldsmith and Al Gore are manufacturing scarcity to boost prices. The technological revolution has removed scarcity from most of our lives, but the green capitalists are trying to re-invent it. Chapters on 1. The age of plenty, 2. The retreat from production, 3. The green capitalists, 4. Manufactured scarcity, 5. Green consumerism, 6. The economy of wasting time, 7. Green imperialism, 8. Environmental economics, 9. Green socialism?, 10. The unnatural limits to growth, plus an appendix, The revolution in technique. Bibliography and index. 136 pp. Author James Heartfield wrote Let's Build! Why we need five million new homes in the next 10 years (2006) The Creativity Gap (2005) The Death of the Subject Explained (2002). www.heartfield.org
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2008
ISBN 1906496102 ISBN13 9781906496104
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More About James Heartfield
James Heartfield has worked as a journalist, for a television company, as a lecturer and an editor. He wrote The 'Death of the Subject' Explained and The Aborigines' Protection Society. James lives in North London with his wife and two daughters.