“Planning in and for a post-growth and post-carbon economy”… Aeuhhh???

Guest aeuhhh??? by David Middleton H/T to Pop Piasa… Planning in and for a post-growth and post-carbon economy John BarryContribution to Cowell, R et al (eds), Routledge Companion Volume to Environmental Planning and Sustainability Introduction – the condition our condition is in […] John Barry, Professor of Green Political Economy This was as the only…

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Fossil Fuel Divestment: “A really futile and stupid gesture” according to Yale-educated climate activists.

Guest skewering by David Middleton Yale’s Endowment Won’t Divest from Fossil Fuels. Here’s Why That’s Wrong. JENNIFER STOCK & GEREMY SCHULICK MARCH 8, 2019 Two climate activists and Yale alumni confront the arguments of Yale’s chief investment officer, arguing that he must summon the moral clarity to end support for fossil fuel companies. At my…

HuffPost: The Dumbest #ExxonKnew Article… EVAH!

Guest ridiculing by David Middleton Hat tip to Clyde Spencer Exxon’s Climate Denial Set To Face First Public Scrutiny As Legal Woes Mount Alexander C. Kaufman HuffPost•March 19, 2019 It’s been nearly four years since leaked documents revealed Exxon Mobil Corp.understood that fossil fuel emissions caused the planet to warm before it began funding a Big Tobacco-style misinformation…

“Rescuing the Low-Carbon Energy Transition From Magical Thinking”… With More Magical Thinking

Guest commentary by David Middleton Lessons to Learn From the Carbon Tax Backlash By David Hart December 21, 2018 The “yellow vest” protesters in France hate it. Four Canadian provinces, including the biggest one, Ontario, have refused to implement a national law requiring them to impose it. The state of Washington voted it down. Even “Green New Dealers” are shying…

48 Arrests at Fossil Free Yale Protest…

Guest failing grades to Yale from David Middleton YPD arrests 48 people at divestment sit-in LORENZO ARVANITIS & SERENA CHO 7:55 PM, DEC 08, 2018 STAFF REPORTERS The Yale Police Department arrested 48 people — the vast majority of whom were Yale undergraduates — on Friday, ending a five-hour sit-in at the lobby of the…