The world has all the technology it needs to fight climate change. What we need now is political will. And history shows that we can get that.
abolition of slavery
After 30 years, the climate movement is too much about data and not enough about people. Celebrating our leaders can inspire Americans to join us.
Today’s movement to abolish fossil fuels can learn from two different paths that the British and American governments took to abolish slavery in the 19th century.
There’s no moral comparison between humans who suffered in slavery and molecules of fossil fuels. But the abolition movement of the nineteenth century may hold the key to unblocking climate action today.
Naomi Klein is right: The climate crisis is such a clear and present danger to the future of human civilization, that the fight for climate solutions should be the top priority of every activist movement for any worthy cause today. Of course, writing in her 2015 book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Klein […]