15 Jul '11, 9pm

Why Confronting Climate Injustice is Solutions Work: Lately in the climate movement I’ve been encountering an id...

Why Confronting Climate Injustice is Solutions Work: Lately in the climate movement I’ve been encountering an id...

Lately in the climate movement I’ve been encountering an idea I believe is based on flawed assumptions: that the only real “solution” to the climate crisis is promoting clean energy and efficiency, while avoiding “problem-oriented” approaches like shutting down existing coal plants and stopping tar sands pipelines . According to this way of thinking, the climate movement’s best bet is to focus almost exclusively on saying “yes” to things we want, and seldom or never say “no.” I fully recognize the tremendous importance of working with communities to implement clean energy solutions. I have huge respect and admiration for people who dedicate themselves to this kind of work. If that’s your calling, I’m behind you 100%. But I can’t and won’t agree that having people who are willing to take a principled stand against dirty energy is any less a part of the solution than impleme...

Full article: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2011/07/15/why-confronting...

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