If you think the economy is more important than the environment, try holding your breath while counting your money

If you think the economy is more important than the environment, try holding your breath while counting your money

If you think the economy is more important than the environment, try holding your breath while counting your money.” — Guy McPherson, School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona. This sharp quote is from his blog post Time for a revolution”, May 29, 2009. Professor McPherson in an author of Ecology and Management of North American Savannas (1997), Applied Ecology and Natural Resource Management (2002), Walking Away from Empire: A Personal Journey (2011), and more.

To learn more on the topic of climate change, capitalism, and political economy:
Climate Change, Capitalism, and Corporations (by Christopher Wright and Daniel Nyberg, Cambridge University Press, 2015)
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate (by Naomi Klein, Simon & Schuster, 2014)
Climate Capitalism: Global Warming and the Transformation of the Global Economy (by Peter Newell and Matthew Paterson, Cambridge University Press, 2010)

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