Guardian: Rein in Advertising to Save the World from Climate Change

According to a think tank report, excessive advertising is driving materialist consumerism which is contributing to the destruction of the world through global warming. But in my opinion this is a thinly disguised attack on free speech.

I get mail: strange sciency spam

People send me stuff. I get about 1000 emails a day now, between all my different accounts. A lot of it is spam. Today I got an email from “Tesla Generator” advertising the usual “free energy” scam, and I figured I’d see something like this collection of Telsa Coils, Van de Graff generators, and Wimshurst…