Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus looks at five important new books on famines, deadly epidemics and the pesticide poisons in our food.
Ian Angus, editor of Climate and Capitalism, compiles a new list of essential readings for ecosocialists.
Having come back from a much needed break with much time spent curled up with books, here are some notes on seven of interest to ecosocialists.
I particularly enjoyed two excellent accounts of the role of trees and other plants in Earth System. The Emerald Planet, by David Beerling, (Oxford University Press, 2007) covers the 500 million years since plants migrated from the oceans.