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

Middle Schoolers Have the Power to Shift Conservative Parents’ Views on Climate Change

New research finds after middle schoolers complete a climate change curriculum, their parents also become more concerned about the phenomenon. High levels of parental trust in their children often leads to these parents being willing to listen to or accept their child's views on complex topics. by Tom Jacobs edited by O Society September 24, 2019 … Continue reading Middle Schoolers Have the Power to Shift Conservative Parents’ Views on Climate Change

You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words

https://youtu.be/TMrtLsQbaok by Greta Thunberg edited by O Society September 23, 2019 "This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to young people for hope? How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your … Continue reading You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words

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