Umair Muhammad

Umair Muhammad

Umair Muhammad is a PhD student at York University, where his research focuses on the political economy of the environment. He is the author of Confronting Injustice: Social Activism in the Age of Individualism and a member of Jane and Finch Action Against Poverty, where he is helping to organize against pipeline projects.



Tellus Publications (Selected)


Mass Extinction: Is the Enemy Us?

Umair Muhammad

In The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert powerfully documents a planetary tragedy. But the book is heedless of social roots of and solutions for the crisis, indicting, instead, essential flaws in human nature and offering only fatalistic despair.