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Three Policy Pillars of the Neo-Liberal Age

“Indeed the three policy pillars of the neo-liberal age—privatization of the public sphere, deregulation of the corporate sector, and the lowering of income and corporate taxes, paid for with cuts to public spending—are each incompatible with many of the actions we must take to bring our emissions to safe levels. And together these pillars form an ideological wall that has blocked a serious response to climate change for decades.”

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein

Scientific case for radical emissions reductions

The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in England just hosted a conference underscoring the point that we need to get very serious very quickly about reducing our greenhouse-gas footprint.  The conference website includes videos of all the talks, including a keynote address by Naomi Klein.