Discussion of This Changes Everything
Community Centre 55, 97 Main St.
Naomi Klein’s prizewinning new book on climate change is gaining praise and provoking controversy among all those concerned with the environment.
The Canadian writer and activist presents a vision of a movement to end our national petroleum addiction, develop a renewable energy economy, and halt global climate change.
Come to talk about these issues at an introductory discussion of Naomi Klein's book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate.
Everyone welcome. Sponsored by East End Against Line 9
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The book is available at Book City, 348 Danforth Ave., (Chester Station), 416-469-9997, as well as at other bookstores and online.
"A work of startling force, exhaustive reporting, and telling anecdotes. This is the new environmentalism -- one that focuses on systemic change rather than go-green lifestyle choices." - The Globe and Mail
Read a review of Naomi Klein’s book by an East End Against Line 9 member:
Naomi Klein: ‘Only mass social movements can save us’
by John Riddell
Despite endless conferences, treaties and solemn promises, greenhouse gas emissions have risen 61% since 1990, and the rate of increase is accelerating. As Naomi Klein tells us in her new book, This Changes Everything, we are now experiencing an “early twenty-first century emissions explosion.”
The reason for this ominous failure, she shows, is that the present capitalist profit system itself is incompatible with climate and environmental stability. Our only hope is the rise of mass movements with the combined goals of saving the environment and achieving social justice.
This Changes Everything is a rich resource of fact and argument: it’s a book that every climate justice activists should read, use and share….
...for the full text on book review, see