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Title The secure and the dispossessed : how the military and corporations are shaping a climate-changed world / edited by Nick Buxton and Ben Hayes ; foreword by Susan George
Published London : Pluto Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Transnational Institute : ideas into movement
Transnational Institute series.
Summary "What if government and corporate elites have given up on the idea of stopping climate change and prefer to try to manage its consequences? The Secure and the Dispossessed shows how the military and corporations plan to maintain control in a world reshaped by climate change. With one eye on the scientific evidence and the other on their global assets, dystopian preparations by the powerful are already fueling militarized security responses to the unfolding climate crisis. The implications for social and environmental justice are disturbing. Adaptation to a climate-changed world is desperately needed, but it must protect the rights of all, not just provide security to the few. The authors unveil the dangerous new security agenda, and put forward inspiring alternatives that promise a just transition to a climate-changed world."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Climate change mitigation -- Government policy.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects.
Climatic changes -- Risk management.
National security -- Environmental aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Buxton, Nick, editor
Hayes, Ben, 1976- editor
ISBN 1783717203 (electronic bk.)
9781783717200 (electronic bk.)