In this episode Naomi Klein discusses her new book “On Fire,” in which she argues that addressing the climate crisis requires more than simply reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The climate crisis is accelerating faster than expected. This November, 11,000 scientists from 153 countries declared that “We’re reaching potentially irreversible climate tipping points — climate chain reactions that could cause significant disruptions to ecosystems, society, and economies…”
In this episode of the Laura Flanders Show, author and activist Naomi Klein discusses her new book, On Fire, in which she argues that addressing the climate crisis requires more than simply reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Through a series of essays, Klein makes the case for a Green New Deal that tackles the causes and impacts of climate change while confronting racial and economic inequality. We cannot, she says, address one without the other.
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