Crickets: Climate Change Is Not Debated At All By Democrats in Their Fourth Debate

by Zoya Teirstein edited by O Society October 17, 2019 Moderators of the three previous Democratic primary debates caught a lot of flak from environmental advocates for not spending enough time on climate crisis. On Tuesday night, moderators of the fourth episode of Survivor pave the way for a new era of climate politics by featuring … Continue reading Crickets: Climate Change Is Not Debated At All By Democrats in Their Fourth Debate

Greta is Legit; However, the Powers that Be Actively Try to Use Her as Tool of their Symbolic McResistance™

Greta Thunberg is legit, sincere, and she has Asperger. However, the Powers that Be actively try to use her as tool of their symbolic McResistance™. She is not corrupt and her innocence is obvious. That said, they will do the utmost to put a soda can in her hand and get her to sing, "I'd … Continue reading Greta is Legit; However, the Powers that Be Actively Try to Use Her as Tool of their Symbolic McResistance™

The False Dichotomy of Climate Change Narratives: Green Abundance or Righteous Austerity

Yves Smith edited by O Society September 24, 2019 Since we don’t consider this site to be left wing (we regularly get in arguments with the orthodox types), it shouldn’t be surprising we aren’t comfortable with what Dorman (below) depicts as "the two acceptable views" of "goodthinking lefties" on climate change. My position is probably more … Continue reading The False Dichotomy of Climate Change Narratives: Green Abundance or Righteous Austerity

Our Planet Is Dying. The Time for Fairytales Is Over.

https://youtu.be/AtKveYW84RY In a highly anticipated speech in Congress after travelling half the way across the Atlantic by boat, Greta Thunberg urges US senators to learn from the sacrifices of Martin Luther King and other civil rights activists in the fight against climate change. Here is the transcript by Greta Thunberg edited by O Society September 21, … Continue reading Our Planet Is Dying. The Time for Fairytales Is Over.

‘A Goddamn Terrifying Time to Be Alive’: Naomi Klein Explains Why a Global Green New Deal Comes First and Being Hopeful Comes After

"How do we earn the hope we could actually do this?" asks author of new book. "That's the only discussion that matters." by Jon Queally edited by O Society September 20, 2019 The new book warns "by far the biggest obstacle we are up against is hopelessness." Its author—journalist and activist Naomi Klein—says when it comes … Continue reading ‘A Goddamn Terrifying Time to Be Alive’: Naomi Klein Explains Why a Global Green New Deal Comes First and Being Hopeful Comes After

Obama Responsible for Biggest Increase in Fossil Fuels in History of United States

https://twitter.com/tomselliott/status/1067746578226704384 By Robert Rapier Forbes September 20, 2019 There is a great irony that spans the presidential terms of George W. Bush andBarack Obama. President Bush, widely viewed as a Texas oil man, presided over eight straight years of declining U.S. crude oil production. In the year 2000, just before President Bush took office, U.S. … Continue reading Obama Responsible for Biggest Increase in Fossil Fuels in History of United States

Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: If We Want a Future, Green New Deal Is Key

CJ Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin edited by O Society September 19, 2019 Climate change is by far the most serious crisis facing the world today. At stake is the future of civilization as we know it. Yet, both public awareness and government action lag way behind what’s needed to avert a climate … Continue reading Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: If We Want a Future, Green New Deal Is Key