Incompatible

“Climate change is the result of our current economic and industrial system. GND-style proposals marry sweeping environmental policy changes with broader socialist reforms because the level of disruption required to keep us at a temperature anywhere below “absolutely catastrophic” is fundamentally, on a deep structural level, incompatible with the status quo.”

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/mar/18/ending-climate-change-end-capitalism

‘The need to keep the wheels of capitalism well-oiled takes precedence even against a backdrop of fires, floods and hurricanes.’ Photograph: Fire & Rescue NSW/AFP/Getty Images

We need to throw the kitchen sink at this with a total rethink of our relationship to ownership, work and capital, says economics writer Phil McDuff
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