SUM-CUNY – “The great task of our times is to stop all new fossil fuel infrastructures. All of our other efforts to fight climate change will be useless if the world does not transition away from fossil fuels in the next decade or so.”

So declares Professor Ashley Dawson (of The Graduate Center and the College of Staten Island) in his new book People’s Power: Reclaiming the Energy Commons, a sharp rebuke of the world’s reliance on fossil fuels and power monopolies. He argues that not only must the world stop using fossil fuels, but the transition to renewable energy also must not prioritize profit over people’s needs. Read more at SUM-CUNY.