Feminism Is Not A Woman 's Rights

1583 WordsDec 4, 20147 Pages
Just as feminism is not a women’s rights issue only, as it extends a framework for creating an equal system for all people regardless of race, class and gender, ecofeminism is a movement that beckons to evolve from the historically patriarchal oppression of the environment and restore a balance of power, through extending rights and justice to the non-vocal environment. Through eco-feminism, climate justice and social justice can Some people have argued that the environment cannot argue a position as it without with vocal chords, therefore humans must take the vocal position and through social action, climate studies and civil law, speak for the voiceless. We wouldn’t be alive is it weren’t for female, likewise males carry half the…show more content…
Not only have we built great technology at leaps and bounds within the last one hundred years giving us electricity, automobiles and great surpluses of food; also we have used those tools to discover just what exactly, we are doing to our planet, the very thing that has cradled our human race throughout history. It is with our knowledge of man made global warming, that in the same ways we have altered our environment for the negative, we must attempt to undo the damage done. This is the idea of climate justice, by enacting laws in order to protect the environment’s rights, and creating a structure for repaying the damage. In Post WWII Los Angeles, an economic boom drove expansion and led to massive urban sprawl. Coupled with the natural environmental conditions and geography, Los Angeles’ industrial and automotive boom escalated to a dangerous cocktail for perpetually trapped toxic air. The awareness of self-pollution led to the creation of many environmental defense groups, protests, and eventually emissions restrictions. The natural atmospheric conditions of the Los Angeles Basin, which includes the Inversion phenomenon, also came to a head at the same time as the civil rights era was getting underway. Historically in Los Angeles, city ordinances had been passed severely limiting where one could live and work, if they were a person of a certain class, race, and sometimes religion too. This systematic disenfranchisement led to tremendous
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