Climate Change Is Racist : Race, Privilege and the Struggle for Climate JusticeWilliams, Jeremy, Mos-Shogbamimu, Dr Shola More by this author...£8.99
A short sharp look at the history of climate change and race Both in its cause and in its effect, climate change reflects racial inequalities. It is disproportionately caused by the majority white citizens of the global North, while the damage it unleashes falls first and foremost on people of color. The climate crisis reflects racial inequalities of the past, and reinforces them into the future. In this eye-opening book, the first book to explore these connections for a popular audience, writer and environmental activist Jeremy Williams uses a wide range of sources and voices to tell this story through the people and places most affected on our planet. Rooted in his experiences of environmental activism, a childhood spent in Kenya and Madagascar and adulthood in Britain, Williams explores the need for intersectional activism - a reckoning of where white privilege and climate change overlap - and for each of us to find our place in the global struggle for justice.