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Discussion of Global Political Ecology, eds. Peet, Robbins & Watts (2011)

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We will be discussing the introductory chapter ‘Global nature’ which ‘introduces the readers to political ecology and summarizes the book’s main findings’ on topics to do with current social and environmental crises.

The topic covered in the book’s seven sections span a wide range, including war and the disaster state; capitalism and energy consumption; global governance of health, body and genomics;global food; capitalism’s effluents; water; the green economy; global climate and carbon emissions.

This talk is part of the Political Ecology Group meetings series.

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