Tag Archives: Americans and climate change
“Trump has proven to be America’s twenty-first-century maestro of death and destruction, the P.T. Barnum of, as he put it predictively enough in his Inaugural Address, “American carnage.” In fact, he’s been a master of carnage in a way no one could then have imagined.”
Both parties have moved to the right during the neoliberal period of the past generation. Mainstream Democrats are now pretty much what used to be called “moderate Republicans.” Meanwhile, the Republican Party has largely drifted off the spectrum, becoming what respected conservative political analyst Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein call a “radical insurgency” that has virtually abandoned normal parliamentary politics.
Democracy Now! | ▶ Naomi Klein on Visiting the Vatican and the Radical Economic Message Behind Papal Climate Encyclical
DN!: We speak to Klein about her trip to the Vatican and the importance of the pope’s message – not only on climate change, but the global economy.
…”breaking virtually every rule in the free market playbook,” will become a necessity if we are to not just attempting to build stronger seawalls but survivable, sustainable, communities. By Karen Rybold-Chin, originally published by On the Earth Productions | NOV 4, 2014 Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate starts […]
“At this stage, there’s no doubt that climate change is real, that it’s being caused by our activity, that it’s harming the planet and affecting our livelihood…” This March 13, 2014 file photo shows cracks in the dry bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir in Cupertino, Calif. CREDIT: AP PHOTO/MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ By […]
Dear America: Climate Change is threatening Water, Plants, Animals & doesn’t care what Party you belong To
We have a choice over the next 15 to 20 years as to what kind of world we want to create over the next 100,000 years. By Juan Cole InformedComment JuanCole.com April 5, 2014 A Gallup poll has found that only 35% of Americans are concerned about climate change, and that proportion is barely up from […]