DeChristohper emphasizes that simply getting rid of Trump as first priority will not solve the environmental crisis. If the system wasn’t sufficiently self-correcting before, and if the status quo is irreparably broken, then it’s clear that some other change in strategy is needed.
Since June we have been compiling monthly bulletins which highlight the reality of current climate change―impacts such as storms, droughts, floods, and scorching heat. We call it “The World at 1°C” to acknowledge the terrible fact that the global average temperature is already 1°C warmer than it was before the industrial revolution. In fact, it is now already 1.2°C warmer.
Optimism is alive in a new generation of environmentally aware and astute African American young people who “get it.”
From Mandela to MLK to McKibben, history offers lessons aplenty for climate activists
As an environmental journalist I meet a lot of environmental organizers – it’s par for the course. But Rosanna is not like any I’ve come across before.
CEOs of companies engaged in shale gas and tight oil drilling are undoubtedly aware of what’s going on in their own balance sheets, hype is an essential part of their business model.
The oil industry has corrupted the Keystone XL environmental assessment process just as it has hijacked the climate change debate and interfered with action.
What they “get” is a connection to land, the sense that one’s identity is rooted in a particular place that cannot be sold or exchanged for another.
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.
Considering the depth of opposition and the potential for such movements to intervene into ongoing debates about fuel poverty and sustainable economic development, it is useful to pause and consider what and who might actually be able to stop fracking.
This is an Italian translation of the joint Post Carbon Institute/Transition Network report Climate After Growth: Why Environmentalists Must Embrace Post-Growth Economics and Community Resilience.
In one multi-billion dollar mega-project after another, David is standing up to Goliath—and winning.