Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century:
The main challenges of our times are the rise in inequality and global warming.1
Climate change and widening inequality are not two separate issues.2
Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything:
Fighting inequality on every front and through multiple means must be understood as a central strategy in the battle against climate change.3
1Thomas Piketty, “We must rethink globalization, or Trumpism will prevail”, The Guardian, 16 November 2016, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/16/globalization-trump-inequality-thomaspiketty
2Robert Reich: Climate and Inequality, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gON68n8ko0
3Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2014.