Carbon Capitalism: Energy, Social Reproduction and World by Tim Di Muzio

By Tim Di Muzio

Modern civilization and the social copy of capitalism are sure inextricably with fossil gasoline intake. yet as carbon strength assets develop into scarcer, what implications will this have for energy-intensive modes of existence? Can renewable power maintain excessive degrees of accumulation?? Or can we witness the top of current capitalist economies?

This booklet offers an cutting edge and well timed research that mobilizes a brand new concept of capitalism to give an explanation for the increase and fall of petro-market civilization. Di Muzio investigates how theorists of political financial system have mostly taken power with no consideration and illuminates how the exploitation of fossil fuels elevated the universalization and value of capital accumulation. He then examines the possibility of renewable assets supplying a possible substitute and asks whether or not they can beat top oil costs to maintain nutrition construction, wellbeing and fitness care, technological know-how and democracy.

Using the capital as energy framework, this publication considers the inconsistently skilled results of monetizing fossil fuels for individuals and the planet.

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