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Renewable Energy Guarantees Extinction: Civilizations, Ecological Stupidity, and Historical Ignorance

Joey Moncarz is the co-founder and principal of the Deep Green Bush-School in Auckland, Aoeteroa (AKA New Zealand). Featured image: solar panels at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Public domain. By Joey Moncarz The climate crisis and the global ecological crisis are the direct results of severe ecological ignorance; in other words, generations of people … Continue reading Renewable Energy Guarantees Extinction: Civilizations, Ecological Stupidity, and Historical Ignorance

Unpacking Extinction Rebellion — Part I: Net-Zero Emissions

Editors note: “Green technology” has become the policy centerpiece of the mainstream climate movement. But the idea that technology will solve global warming is a dangerous lie. And as Kim Hill explains in this piece, it is also highly profitable. This is no accident. We offer this article to those who suspect XR is engaging … Continue reading Unpacking Extinction Rebellion — Part I: Net-Zero Emissions

What is Controlled Opposition

Image credit: Jared Rodriguez / TruthOut by Liam Campbell “The best way to control the opposition is to lead them.” – Vladimir Lenin If you go online and search for “controlled opposition” you will find over 2 million results, and essentially all of them are garbage. This is a tactic which has been used throughout … Continue reading What is Controlled Opposition

Greenwash, spin and bad science reporting

     by Papillon  Today on Facebook I came across an article celebrating the fact that NASA has found that the earth has greened up over the past 20 years thanks to massive tree planting in China and India. Surely not, I thought. So I googled the phrase “NASA says world greener” and found a … Continue reading Greenwash, spin and bad science reporting

Towards a Revolutionary Ecology » An Interview with Max Wilbert

An interview with a comrade from the Deep Green Resistance organization, co-author (with Lierre Keith and Derrick Jensen) of the forthcoming book, Bright Green Lies. Nicolas Casaux: The latest fad, in the public sphere of mainstream ecology in French speaking Quebec, is this “pact for the transition.” To me it stands for much of mainstream … Continue reading Towards a Revolutionary Ecology » An Interview with Max Wilbert

How Circular is the Circular Economy?

     by Kris De Decker / Local Futures The circular economy has become, for many governments, institutions, companies, and environmental organizations, one of the main components of a plan to lower carbon emissions. In the circular economy, resources would be continually re-used, meaning that there would be no more mining activity or waste production. The … Continue reading How Circular is the Circular Economy?

What Happened to Bill McKibben?

     by Suzanna Jones / Counterpunch Walden, Vermont–In his 2008 book Deep Economy, Bill McKibben concludes that economic growth is the source of the ecological crises we face today.  He explains that when the economy grows larger than necessary to meet our basic needs – when it grows for the sake of growth, automatically striving for … Continue reading What Happened to Bill McKibben?

Against Efficiency: How A More Efficient Economy Hurts the Planet, Part Two

Editor’s note: This is the second part of an edited transcript of a talk given at the 2017 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. Read Part One here. Watch the video here.      by Erin Moberg, Ph.D., and Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Eugene A question that a lot of radical environmentalists ask ourselves is, “where … Continue reading Against Efficiency: How A More Efficient Economy Hurts the Planet, Part Two

Against Efficiency: How A More Efficient Economy Hurts the Planet, Part One

Featured image: Tesla gigafactory construction near Reno, Nevada Editor’s note: This is the first part of an edited transcript of a talk given at the 2017 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. Read the second part here. Watch the video here.      by Erin Moberg, Ph.D., and Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Eugene In this … Continue reading Against Efficiency: How A More Efficient Economy Hurts the Planet, Part One

Where’s the “Eco” in Ecomodernism?

Featured image: Richard Walker. A techno-green future of limitless abundance sounds great, writes Aaron Vansintjan, but it’s totally unsustainable.      by Aaron Vansintjan / Red Pepper If you hadn’t heard, despair is old hat. Rather than retreat into the woods, now is the time to think big, to propose visionary policies and platforms. So enter grand proposals like … Continue reading Where’s the “Eco” in Ecomodernism?