Solving the Ecological Problems of Capitalism: Capitalist and Socialist Possibilities

  title={Solving the Ecological Problems of Capitalism: Capitalist and Socialist Possibilities},
  author={Andrew W. Jones},
  journal={Organization \& Environment},
  pages={54 - 73}
In this article, the author identifies three ecological problems of capitalism—growth, technology, and consumption—that must be solved to develop a sustainable society. Consistent with previous work, especially in the Marxist ecology tradition, the author argues that overcoming the growth problem requires an alternative to capitalism. This is necessary, though not sufficient: ecological sustainability also depends on overcoming the problems of technology and consumption, which requires an… Expand
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