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Growing Corporate Power Counters Climate-Change Action, So Reframe ... - Green Car Reports

By Stephen Edelstein 971 views Feb 23, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Oil field (Image: Flickr user johnny choura, used under CC license) Enlarge Photo It's no secret that environmental demands and regulations pose an inconvenience for large corporations--but what if the problem is more fundamental than that? Beyond corporations worried about profits, could the global economic system itself be the main obstacle to the world collectively addressing climate change? DON'T MISS: Will Biofuels Growth Require Cutting Down Forests? At Scale, Yes, Report Says In This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate (via ChargedEVs ), journalist Naomi Klein argues that economics lie at the heart of the climate-change issue. The thesis of her book, released last November, is that wealth disparities and corporate influence on politics have more effect on attempts ...

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