Gormless “individual action!” vs “system change!” #climate “activists” talking past each other, as usual. My declaration of irrelevance, sorry, independence

Uggh. a) I have COVID b) I have had enough of climate "activists" and their gormless miss-the-point-"debates" about individual versus "top-down" action. The love-and-light brigade tell us our individual footprints matter, that we need to "be the change we want to see". They ignore the corporates (indeed, blah blah BP invented carbon footprints blah blah)... Continue Reading →

On sacrifice

So, erstwhile colleagues at Climate Emergency Manchester have written about this. Here's my two cents (or three pounds, as the exchange rate would have it). The clue is in the word; sacrifice is "to make sacred". Sacredness gets an understandably bad rap these days, given what organised religion has justified (am re-reading Brendan Phibbs' "The... Continue Reading →

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