Naomi Klein to Degrowth Conference: Climate Change Can Deliver 'People's Shock'

Green (Living) Review

" "This is why the climate crisis challenges centrist liberals most of all because they subscribe to an ideology that is so resistant to the idea of radical change, to the idea of anything but incremental, reformist change." Status quo is not an option if we are to rein in runaway emissions, This Changes Everything author says in address to conference "You''re having the core conversation of our time."

Confronting Injustice: A must-read book for today’s activists

Green Blog

it unavoidably produces a world full of injustice and inequality in order to secure a global division of labour suitable to profit-making; and it unavoidably produces the kind of ecological destruction which makes its own longevity, and that of human civilization, impossible.” Too many supposedly radical books are written by academics for academics, apparently competing to see who can produce the most incomprehensible prose.

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Think apocalyptic – and turn despair into action

Green Blog

Mainstream politicians will continue to protect existing systems of power, corporate executives will continue to maximize profit without concern, and the majority of people will continue to avoid these questions. So, as we work patiently on reformist projects, we can continue to offer a radical analysis and experiment with new ways of working together.

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A Radical Approach to the Climate Crisis

The Green Changemakers

That means, in the short-term, realistic climate politics are reformist politics, even if they are conceived of as part of a longer-term anti-capitalist project of totally economic re-organization. Before long, it would be more profitable to invest in clean energy sources than dangerous and filthy ones.