Ecology and Socialism Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis (Paperback)
|Author: Chris Williams|
From the Publisher:
Around the world, consciousness of the threat to our environment is growing. The majority of solutions on offer, from using efficient light bulbs to biking to work, focus on individual lifestyle changes, yet the scale of the crisis requires far deeper adjustments. Ecology and Socialism argues that time still remains to save humanity and the planet, but only by building social movements for environmental justice that can demand qualitative changes in our economy, workplaces, and infrastructure.
Chris Williams is a longtime environmental activist, professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University, and chair of the science department at Packer Collegiate Institute. He lives in New York City.
Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis by Chris Williams - Book Review
By: Jordan Richardson Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 12/10/2010 6:58 AM
|In Chris Williams' detailed, illuminating book Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis, little deference is offered to lukewarm efforts within the current system to impact change. The proposition is a simple one: wholesale socio-economic change is a requirement if we're to take the impending environmental catastrophe the least bit seriously. Williams, an environmental activist and adjunct professor at Pace University, is an informative and engaging writer, but his biggest weapon is his thorough research. The book provides copious notes and an extensive bibliography for further reading, padding his argument with more convincing weight....read the full review|