Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Communal Cauliflowers Turn Minorities Away from Environmental Activism

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to AOC, support for environmental policies like the Green New Deal would be stronger if minorities weren’t being subtly coerced into growing colonial cauliflowers in their communal gardens. Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Colonial’ Cauliflower in Community Gardens Makes Minorities Avoid Environmentalism By Joshua Caplan 20 May 2019 … “What I love too…

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Will New Zealand Accept Thousands of Progressive Aussie Climate Refugees?

By Eric Worrall h/t Charles – a large spike in disappointed Progressive Aussies registering interest in migration to New Zealand has been detected in the wake of Australia’s shock Federal election result. Traffic to New Zealand’s Immigration Website Skyrocketed After the Australian Election By Gavin Butler|21 May 2019, 12:03pm … Immigration New Zealand (INZ) revealed that…

International Energy Agency: New Coal Plants are “Filling a Growing Gap” Between Soaring Energy Demand and Renewables

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Although investment in coal plants has slowed to its lowest level this century, the coal fleet is still growing. Global energy investment stabilised above USD 1.8 trillion in 2018, but security and sustainability concerns are growing 14 May 2019 Global energy investment stabilised in 2018, ending three consecutive years of…

The Guardian: Only “Radical” Climate Action Will Save Us from a Bleak Future of Watching Game of Thrones Reruns

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The coffee machine is running hot in Guardian Climate HQ. The heat is on over the climate crisis. Only radical measures will work Gaia VinceSun 19 May 2019 01.00 AEST Drowned cities; stagnant seas; intolerable heatwaves; entire nations uninhabitable… and more than 11 billion humans. A four-degree-warmer world is the stuff…

Jay Inslee’s “Evergreen Economy” Plan – Unleashing Subprime Climate Change Debt

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Democrat Presidential wannabe Jay Inslee seems to believe if the government spends enough money, and encourages poor people with dubious credit history to take on lots of subsidised low interest debt, the economy will boom forever. An Evergreen Economy for America Investing in Good Jobs, Clean Energy & Modern Infrastructure…