Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam-Power and the Roots of Global Warming

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"How capitalism first promoted fossil fuels with the rise of steam power The more we debate about the catastrophic implications of climate change, the more fossil fuels we continue to burn. How did we get caught up in this mess? In this masterful new history, Malm claims that it all began in Britain with the rise of steam power. So why did manufacturers turn from traditional fuels, notably water, to steam? Overturning established theories of the transition and offering a radically new view of our warming world, this study ...

Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming 2016, Verso, London

ISBN-13: 9781784781293

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Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam-Power and the Roots of Global Warming 2016, Verso, London

ISBN-13: 9781784781323

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