here I go again

. . . about civilizational trajectories:

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/14/climate/ecuador-drilling-oil-amazon.html

https://mishtalk.com/economics/a-big-green-mess-in-germany-with-coal-a-stunning-31-percent-of-electricity

To express it in climatic terms: There wasn’t a snowball’s chance in hell that this civilization would change direction quickly.

Or in time to avert major global warming. The ship of state is massive and has enormous inertia. Turning it will require centuries.

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Steven Welzer

The editor of Green Horizon Magazine, Steve has been a movement activist for many years (he was an original co-editor of DSA’s “Ecosocialist Review”).