Naomi Klein Writing Styles in This Changes Everything

Naomi Klein
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This Changes Everything is separated into three main parts. Part One: Bad Timing describes the fundamentals of the debate between climate change activists and deniers who believe either that climate change is not taking place at all or if it is, it is a cyclic, natural occurrence and is not due to human activity. Author Naomi Klein begins with her account of attending the Heartlands Institute Conference which is a gathering of right-wing think tank opinion makers who are climate change deniers. She provides their arguments which are driven largely by ideology and their belief that capitalism is the only economic model that can be successful and that market fundamentalism will solve all problems.

Part Two: Magical Thinking goes into great detail about the damage that the fossil-fuel industry has done to Planet Earth and its atmosphere. Klein includes the dire warning of climate scientists, 97% of whom...

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