Can Progressives, Enviros, And Scientists Save Capitalism From The Pro-Collapse Polluters? 

CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK “Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” — Edward Abbey By Joe Romm for Think Progress – posted Oct. 14, 2014  FDR famously saved capitalism from itself, from its worst excesses and most venal practitioners.  Now eight decades later, scientists, environmentalists, and progressives are in a similar position. Unchecked capitalism is a Ponzi scheme that […]

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Climate After Growth 

by Rob Hopkins, Asher Miller September 30, 2013 Why Environmentalists Must Embrace Post-Growth Economics and Community Resilience In this provocative paper, PCI Executive Director Asher Miller and Transition Movement Founder (and PCI Fellow) Rob Hopkins make a convincing case for why the environmental community must embrace post-growth economics and community resilience in their efforts to address the climate crisis. Executive Summary […]

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No, We Should Not Abandon The 2C Target 

by David Roberts- October 3, 2014- GRIST http://grist.org/climate-energy/no-we-should-not-abandon-the-2c-target/ On Wednesday, academics David G. Victor and Charles F. Kennel published apaper in Nature arguing that the international community should abandon the long-held, much-discussed target of limiting global average temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius or less. In its place, they propose a more finely honed set of indicators, including ocean heat […]

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