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'Sleepwalking to Extinction': Capitalism and the Destruction of Life and Earth


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'Sleepwalking to Extinction': Capitalism and the Destruction of Life and Earth

Richard Smith

When, on May 10th, scientists at Mauna Loa Observatory on the big island of Hawaii announced that global CO2 emissions had crossed a threshold at 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in millions of years, a sense of dread spread around the world and not only among climate scientists.