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Planetary Improvement Cleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism

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ISBN-10: 0262535076

ISBN-13: 9780262535076

Edition: 2018

Authors: Jesse Goldstein

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Entrepreneurs and investors in the green economy have encouraged a vision of addressing climate change with new technologies. In Planetary Improvement, Jesse Goldstein examines the cleantech entrepreneurial community in order to understand the limitations of environmental transformation within a capitalist system. Reporting on a series of investment pitches by cleantech entrepreneurs in New York City, Goldstein describes investor-friendly visions of incremental improvements to the industrial status quo that are hardly transformational. He explores a new "green spirit of capitalism," a discourse of planetary improvement, that aims to "save the planet" by looking for "non-disruptive…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/16/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 0.704