Naomi Klein: To fight climate change we must fight capitalism

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Interview with the author of This Changes Everything: “If you can marry an economic justice agenda with climate action, people will fight for that future”

Naomi Klein was interviewed by Agnès Rousseaux and Sophie Chapelle, for Basta! Magazine. Naomi Klein was interviewed by Agnès Rousseaux and Sophie Chapelle, for Basta! Magazine.

Basta! : We seem to be heading straight toward climate disaster. We know what will happen if we do nothing about climate change, yet nothing really changes. Why is it so?

Naomi Klein : It’s not that we’re doing nothing – we’re actually actively doing exactly the wrong things. We have an economic system that defines success and progress as infinite economic expansion. Any kind of expansion is deemed good. Our emissions are going up much faster than they were in the 1990s. In the past decade, we had very high oil prices, which has created huge economic incentives for fossil fuel companies to push into new, more expensive, higher-emitting forms of…

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