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11. "our economy is at war with many forms of life on earth, including human life."
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

12. "During good times, it’s easy to deride big government and talk about the inevitability of cutbacks. But during disasters, most everyone loses their free market religion and wants to know that their government has their backs. And if there is one thing we can be sure of, it’s that extreme weather events like Superstorm Sandy, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and the British floods - disasters that, combined, pummeled coastlines beyond recognition, ravaged millions of homes, and killed many thousands - are going to keep coming."
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

13. "In short, we have reached what some activists have started calling Decade Zero of the climate crisis: we either change now or we lose our chance.29"
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

14. "In order to combat climate change, there’s a real need to start localizing our economies"
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

15. "It’s not yet clear which side will win many of the struggles outlined in these pages—only that the companies in the crosshairs are up against far more than they bargained for. There have, however, already been some solid victories, too many to fully catalogue here."
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

16. "And up until quite recently, that has held up as the grand bargain of the carbon age: the people reaping the bulk of the benefits of extractivism pretend not to see the costs of that comfort so long as the sacrifice zones are kept safely out of view."
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

17. "The private sector is ill suited to taking on most of these large infrastructure investments: if the services are to be accessible, which they must be in order to be effective, the profit margins that attract private players simply aren’t there."
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

18. "society has no choice but to take dramatic action to avert a collapse of civilization."
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

19. "the only way negotiators can achieve a 2-degree goal is to shut down the whole global economy.48"
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

20. "It is our predicament that we live in a finite world, and yet we behave as if it were infinite."
- Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

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