Beauty against Capitalism

Beauty against Capitalism

Of all the ideas we take for granted in this modern world, perhaps the most insidious is that progress is good. For most of us, progress is equated with greater wealth, with a growth economy, with the ability for more people to buy more stuff. By that definition, the...
Where is my loyalty?

Where is my loyalty?

Human industrial civilization is killing the planet. This we know. How do we know? Because every square mile of ocean has at least 50,000 pieces of floating plastic in it, because we burn 3 million gallons of fossil fuels every minute, because 90 percent of the large...

Making things worse

Every “solution” to climate change being promoted by policy makers, NGOs and most people just makes ecocide worse. 1. Solar and wind – requires toxic mining and manufacturing processes, and leads to land destruction, usually in rural, previously...
Just say no to fake action

Just say no to fake action

Beginning tomorrow, Friday September 20, and going through September 27, there are a whole host of climate-related actions happening nationally (USA) and globally, including climate strikes and marches. These climate strikes are being heavily promoted by big green...
A widening circle of death

A widening circle of death

Okay here’s an experiment. Look at a few Facebook posts and/or Twitter posts sometime and ask of each one: How does this help the natural world? Here’s my pick of the day, a tweet by Brad Plumer who writes about climate change for the New York Times....