Readings

Contents

1. Climate Justice

2. What’s wrong with Capitalism

3. System Change

4. 100% Renewable Energy

5. False Solutions

6. Big Greens

7. Green Scare

8. Just Transition

9. Oil, Climate, War

1. Climate Justice

Movements for Climate Justice by Brian Tokar

The Climate Movement is Dead! Long Live the Climate Movement! by Rising Tide

Open letter to 1Sky from the grassroots

An Indigenous Perspective on Feminism, Militarism, and the Environment by Winona LaDuke

African Americans, Global Warming, and a Just Climate Policy by J. Andrew Hoerner and Nia Robinson


Poverty, Pollution, and Environmental Justice
by Robert Bullard

Sparking a Worldwide Energy Revolution edited by Kolya Abramsky (book)

2. What’s wrong with Capitalism

Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein

What is the relationship between capitalism and the ecological crisis? by An Anarchist FAQ

20 Theses against green capitalism by Tadzio Mueller and Alexis Passadikis

Green Capitalism: The God That Failed by Richard Smith

What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism by Magdoff and Foster (book)

3. System Change

What do eco-anarchists propose instead of capitalism? by An Anarchist FAQ

Making Green a Threat Again by Scott Parkin

Revolutionary Ecology by Judi Bari

Toward an Ecological Society by Murray Bookchin

Municipalization: Community Ownership of the Economy by Murray Bookchin


What the Zapatistas Can Teach Us About Climate Change
by Jeff Conant

Why 100% Renewable Energy Requires Libertarian Eco-Socialism by Dan Fischer

Shock of Victory by David Graeber

4. 100% Renewable Energy

“How to Get All Energy from Wind, Water and Solar Power by 2030” by Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi

“Solutions” by Energy Justice Network

Energy Alternatives: Surveying the Territory by Larry Lohman

5. False Solutions

“Hoodwinked in the Hothouse: False Solutions to Climate Change” by Rising Tide

Energy Justice Network’s fact sheets on:
Natural Gas
Nuclear power
Cap-and-Trade
Trash Incineration
Biomass
and more

Innu opposition to Canadian mega-hydro by Aaron Lakoff

Would You Like the Gases of Burned Trash in Your Neighborhood? by Carmen Cordero

Hansen on Nuclear Power: Unconvincing” by Stan Heller

Breaking good – college students spend time off fighting fracking” by Dan Fischer

Remarks on Natural Gas to CT Climate and Jobs Roundtable” by Dan Fischer

Climate Injustice for Sale in Northeast’s Carbon Trade” by Dan Fischer

Big Solar: Plundering the Mojave Desert” by Dan Fischer

The Race for What’s Left by Michael Klare (book)

6. Big Greens

The Wrong Kind of Green by Johann Hari

How Green Became the Color of Money by Jeffrey St Clair

Part 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Time for Big Greens to Go Fossil Fuel Free by Naomi Klein

7. Green Scare

How They Spied on a Peaceful, Law-Abiding Environmental Group by Anthony Sorge

“Eco-Terrorism” and the Green Scare by Will Potter

8. Just Transition

Five Ways to Bridge the Jobs vs. Environment Gap by Jeremy Brecher

Alive in the Sunshine by Alyssa Brattistoni

Mr 2% Comes Out for Keystone XL by Stan Heller

Redwood Uprising: The Story of Judi Bari and Earth First! by Steve Ongerth

9. Oil, Climate and War

The Empire President by Jeremy Scahill

David Frum, the Iraq War and Oil by Glenn Greenwald

Zionism in Service of Fossil Fuel Extraction by Dan Fischer

My Fear is that Climate Change is the Biggest Crisis of All by Naomi Klein

Tropic of Chaos by Christian Parenti (book)

Blood and Oil by Michael Klare (book, also a documentary)

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