1. Why the inaction on global warming? 2. The state of the planet 3. Global warming - evidence, causes and projections 4. Kyoto and emissions trading schemes 5. The global political economy and global warming 6. Inequality, ecological debt and global warming 7. The metabolic rift, development, de-peasantisation 8. Africa, global warming and the future of the continent 9. South Africa - a microcosm of the global political economy 10. Alternatives 11. Conclusion: Capitalism or the Planet?
Del Weston (1950-2012) held an Adjunct Researcher Position with Curtin University, Australia, an Honorary Research Associate position at the University of Tasmania, Australia, and was a Visiting Scholar in the Centre for Civil Society, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.