Green Capitalism or Environmental Justice? A Critique of the Sustainability Discourse

The sustainability discourse has been appropriated by neo-liberal

capitalism. It is driving a key feature of capital’s response to the ecological

crisis: the commodification of nature. This involves the transformation

of nature and all social relations into economic relations, subordinated

to the logic of the market and the imperatives of profit.The immediate

outcome is the deepening of both social and environmental injustice.

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Jacklyn Cock