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disposal, not to mention these factories release a high volume of highly toxic smoke into our atmosphere every day causing pollution of the environment. The transport for goods has increased as now large amounts of goods are needed to be exported and imported every day. The fastest and quickest methods of shipping are implemented, and they are not always the best choice for the environment. Over mining and deforestation are some examples of ways companies diminish resources. An example of this is the bauxite mines in Jamaica, that have been over mined under the management of a multinational and now it is nearly completely diminished hurting the country’s economy and its environment in the process (). These large companies and factories use a lot of energy burning more which are powered by fossil fuels releasing into the atmosphere “Carbon dioxide, [as it is] released by power plants, cars, and other energy consumers,”. (Sommer, 2015, 49). “The evidence that Earth is warming is unequivocal, and human emission greenhouse gases, most importantly carbon dioxide have been responsible for most of the warming sin middle of the twentieth century.” (Jorgenson, 2003) It is at the hands of a few individuals at the head of these multinationals that make the decisions and their and their money-loving instincts is the main motive force of the economic machine of capitalism . “We have to keep in mind that the so-called Anthropocene is the creation of a minority of the human species in its struggle to dominate and exploit the global majority” Greed is as a result of money and corporations and their leaders who solely seek money and profit are therefore inherently greedy. This greed has led to an exploitation of the earth’s resources, as there is a “dependence upon an intense appeal to the money-making” that does not consider the environmental toll of their actions.”. ““Environmental externalities” are not reflected in market
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prices,” which implies that we as consumers do not see the environmental toll each item we consume has done. The prices created to compete on a global scale are calculated solely off of the price of inputs and the amount of desired profits. The heads of corporations do not include what toll they have taken on the environment and therefore they do not take any ownership of the damage done. It is by the hands of this minority that decisions are made to exploit the earth to meet demand, which is the inherent issue with capitalism. If the only goal is profit to what end will the exploitation stop and at that point would it be too late? There will always be demand and profit to be made, so where does the line get drawn?
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