The government’s case for shale looked increasingly shaky last week as a draft Defra report on the potential impact of fracking in rural areas was released with most crucial information simply removed.
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This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid the pain, hardship, and conflict historically associated with significant social movements...?
Although Transition isn’t party political, it’s a global social movement that seeks to create massive social and economic change.
..."Is Transtion political?"...Transition is absolutely political.
Criticising Transition for being explicitly apolitical, and for not engaging in the political system in the conventional way feels, to me, like criticising a spoon for not being very good at cutting bread.
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The environmental movement will never save the planet unless it actively focusses its ire clearly on those who are most to blame for the crisis - the powerful.
•Climate Risks as Conclusive as Link between Smoking and Lung Cancer •The New 400ppm World: CO2 Measurements at Mauna Loa Continue to Climb •Official prophecy of doom: Global warming will cause widespread conflict, displace millions of people and devastate the global economy …
For the last several years, the word “revolution” has been hanging around backstage on the national television talk-show circuit waiting for somebody, anybody...to cue its appearance on camera.
It’s a curious detail that in the last years of the Weimar Republic, a large number of avant-garde intellectuals and cultural figures were convinced that they already lived in a fascist country.