Ted Trainer, The Answer is not Eco-Socialism, It is Eco-Anarchism, The Solutions Journal, Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2020, (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/answer-not-eco-socialism-eco-anarchism/) Abstract: Part 1: The global situation, and the alternative society required. The core Eco-socialist claim is that major problems, especially those involving the environment, cannot be solved unless capitalism is replaced by some kind of Socialism. This is a very strong claim.  But the argument in this first of two articles to be published by The Solutions Journal is that with respect to the nature of the required alternative society, and with respect to all of the elements within its strategic theory, the general Eco-socialist position is seriously mistaken. By explaining the grounds for these claims a case for a quite different theoretical position will be argued, viz., Eco-Anarchism. In this installation attention will be given firstly to the nature of the global predicament which sets the task to be grappled with, and then to its implications for the form a sustainable and just society must take. It will be argued that in general Eco-Socialist thinking does not begin with a … Topics: