Against the Grain

Rewilding a Heating Planet

While inaction seems to be the order of the day, at some point those in power may take measures against global warming—and the ecological and social effects of those measures may be alarming. What should the left advocate and struggle for? Environmental historian Troy Vettese discusses the idea of rewilding half the earth by replacing pasture land with forests and wilderness.

Resources:

Troy Vettese, “To Freeze the Thames: Natural Geo-Engineering and Biodiversity,” New Left Review, May-June 2018

 

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