Summary Of This Changes Everything Climate Vs Capitalism By Naomi Klein

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The book, This Changes Everything Climate vs Capitalism, by Naomi Klein, was written to help readers better understand tactics needed to help control climate change. Throughout the book, we are able to see details of how our climate is changing and the effects we have on it. In the book, This Changes Everything Climate vs Capitalism, we see the theme of fighting climate change shine though in that Klein gives us specific examples. She gives us many examples though politics, economics, individual attitudes, and social movements. Although Klein understands it is hard for the world to change from its old habits, she is hopeful and emphasizes that a change must occur in order to fight climate change. One of the many ways Klein emphasized her …show more content…
"The collective response to the climate crisis is changing from something that primarily takes place in closed-door policy and lobbying meetings into something alive and unpredictable and very much in the streets (and mountains, and farmers’ fields, and forests)." (Klein, pg 296) She states that lobbying is not an effective way to bring climate change to the attention of politicians. Many people have used this method for a long time. Instead we need to find more effective ways to bring this to the attention of our government. By changing the methods of bringing climate change to the attention of our government, maybe our government will understand how important fighting climate change truly is in our …show more content…
"… we have not done the things that are necessary to lower emissions because those things fundamentally conflict with deregulated capitalism, the reigning ideology …" (Klein, pg 18) Klein explains to us that we have not done anything to help fight climate change because it is not a popular subject that many people agree with. Most people are focused on what is popular in the world. Fighting climate change is not one of these popular subjects. Klein hopes that we will change our ideology and start being productive in fighting climate change. To fight climate change, we must change the popular idea to one where fighting climate change is

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