Scaring us with the “spectre” of “Green New Deal”

“It’s very clear that conservatives have one plan for dealing with the popularity of the Green New Deal: scaring the hell out of people. And it’s very clear that they have one big problem: The hell they’re building through inaction is a lot scarier than “upgrading all existing buildings.” — Bill McKibben (in “Climate Change Is Scary—Not the Green New Continue Reading

Share

Green New Future costs “Pennies on the dollar’ compared to the alternative

“That better future doesn’t come for free—but it costs pennies on the dollar compared to the future Ebell and his Beltway ilk apparently accept, the one where you have to start moving all the residents of Miami, the one where fire season never stops, the one where growing wheat becomes a chancy proposition. And if you think these political conservatives Continue Reading

Share

The disjointed blindness of the right wing rage over @AOC

The right wing uproar and energy seeking to laugh at @AOC is , itself, a gas. The “she lacks brains” line, and others like it, are the rage on right wing comments, including a UM Facebook group that is frequented mostly by right wing conservatives. LOL Anyone with some quality education can recognize articulate passion and vision. She’s not only Continue Reading

Share

Eco Crisis is perhaps the biggest reason to “Occupy”

My prior theological focus , before my “Eco-conversion”, was the Occupy movement. Before ecoecclesia.org was my blog address, it was occupytheology.org (both urls still work, in addition to theoblogical.org ) This woman is strong in both economic justice and the ecological crisis! So pumped to see Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking so strongly on both! I feel my “Occupy” sensibilities are still Continue Reading

Share

Ice Tells the Tale

“Global capitalism, neoliberal economics and the power structure depend upon things continuing as they are. The only real chance at mitigation of the impacts from climate change that are now entrenched in the climate system, would have been to abandon capitalism and enact something akin to the New Green Deal back when NASA’s James Hansen sounded the alarm about climate Continue Reading

Share