This past year, on an October afternoon, we carefully secured the last piece of luggage to our truck, said a half-smiling, teary-eyed goodbye to our house, and drove away from our University home. We called that home Aurora, and my wife and I had lived in her dancing lights for...
In part two, of the article series 'Capitalism is Just a Story and other Dangerous thoughts', we explore the role of ordinary citizens like you and I, and what possibilities exist for truly emancipatory social change.
John Ashton was the UK Government lead negotiator in global climate talks for six years. He just gave this speech to an energy industry conference in Paris. He addressed it to Ben van Beurden, CEO of Shell, urging him and his industry to heed the global crisis of climate change.
There is a real push going on right now to move the debate about climate change into a “solutions” space. Be it Naomi Kleins’ Beautiful solutions initiative, the debate triggered by the Rockefeller Foundation’s decision to divest from fossil fuels, or that lots of people are talking solutions.