No answers to burning questions of environment debate
Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene
by Clive Hamilton (Polity Press, £14.99)
THANKS to the government’s pledge to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2040 and Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord, environmental issues are back on the agenda.
For Clive Hamilton, this could not be a moment too soon.
In Defiant Earth he argues that a rupture in Earth history has arisen from human activities such as the exploitation of natural resources and the pursuit of global economic growth, disrupting the functioning of the planet and ushering in a new... read more
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