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DOC ✓ Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis ¹ Vandana Shiva

Anet that are socially just and environmentally sound Shiva then expands her analysis to broader issues of globalization and climate change arguing that a healthy environment and a just world go hand in hand Unwavering and truly visionary Soil Not Oil proposes a solution based on self organization sustainability and community rather than corporate power and profitsA world renowned environmental leader and thinker Vandana Shiva is the author of many books including Earth Democracy Water Wars and Staying Alive She is the editor of Manifestos on the Future of Food and Se Vadana Shiva has a knowing voice throughout the book If you're completely clueless about global climate issues this is easy to pick up to begin educating yourself

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Soil Not Oil Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate CrisisWith Soil Not Oil Vandana Shiva connects the dots between industrial agriculture and climate change Shiva shows that a world beyond dependence on fossil fuels and globalization is both possible and necessaryCondemning industrial agriculture as a recipe for ecological and economic disaster Shiva’s champion is the small independent farm their greater productivity their greater potential for social justice as they put resources into the hands of the poor and the biodiversity that is inherent to the traditional farming practiced in small scale agriculture What we need m A serious must read for anyone who loves being alive We are in fact in a crisis and the knowledge is out there and can be accessed Shiva's writting is both uniue and heartfelt

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READER ☆ DOC Soil Not Oil 9780896087828 µ With Soil Not Oil Vandana Shiva connects the dots between industrial agriculture and climate change Shiva shows that a world beyond dependence on fossil fuels and globalization is both possible and necessaryCondemning industrial agriculture as a recipe for ecological and economic disaster ShivaOst in a time of changing climates and millions hungry she argues is sustainable biologically diverse farms that are resistant to disease drought and flood In her trademark style she draws solutions to our world’s most pressing problems on the head of a pin “The solution to climate change” she observes “and the solution to poverty are the same”Using Shiva’s organization Navdanya praised by Barbara Kingsolver as “a small green Eden framed against the startling blue backdrop of the Himalayas” as a model Soil Not Oil lays out principles for feeding the pl Firstly this book corrected my misconception that chemical fertilizers contained oil in some form I now understand that the production and transport of chemical fertilizers rely on oil An important differenceVandana Shiva writes very clearly about the costs being accrued with relying on reductionist solutions ignoring the systems involved The most distressing for me being the Intellectual Property Rights and the associated reduction in biodiversityI am convinced that the issues of social justice and food justice are closely connected And that the burdens of climate change are going to be are being felt most by people who live in the developing countries As they struggle under trade agreements that leave local populations and economies brokenThis book challenges me in the choices I make politically socially economically It inspired me to think about how I can create and sustain biodiversity in my life and reduce my reliance on fossil fuels While supporting local sustainable initiatives