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Radical Perspectives on Climate Change: From Critical Theory to Eco-Marxism and Beyond

“Since the late 1980s, a number of radical theorists have increasingly addressed the relation between capitalism and environmental degradation, including climate change. Many environmentalists and ecosocialists have criticized..." – By Alf Hornborg 

Atmosphere, Economy, and their Holistic Framings in the Twentieth Century and Beyond


"Despite apocalyptic discourse surrounding climate change since the 1970s, climate and weather have a longer history of being conceptualized as useful entities in the Anglophone world. The adversities of the Great Depression. ..." – By Robert Luke Naylor

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