19 Oct '11, 12pm

Environmentalist

It is difficult to take this fellow seriously when he issues such pronouncements as "these people are nuts" (name-calling is the province of bloviators, not real analysts) and that Chernobyl and Fukushima were "wins for biodiversity in a direct sense." First time I've ever heard anyone suggest that nuclear contamination is a benefit to biodiversity. Just because he's managed to find a publisher for his book doesn't mean we need to pay attention to him. Posted by Dave Harmon on 19 Oct 2011 I appreciate Mr. Lynas willingness to take a second look at the "givens" in some quarters of the environmentalist movement. I also like his phrase "ideological inertia." And from all I've read in the media I can agree with his contention that atomic energy is an issue that really devides people. While I've worked in the nuclear power industry for many years, I'm not necessarily an advocat...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/britains_mark_lynas_riles_hi...

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A Movement Too Big to Fail - There is no danger...

organicconsumers.org 19 Oct '11, 8pm

There is no danger that the protesters who have occupied squares, parks and plazas across the nation in defiance of the co...

Why the food movement should occupy Wall Street

Why the food movement should occupy Wall Street

grist.org 18 Oct '11, 11am

Photo: Amy Schneider I went to the Occupy Wall Street march last week, as part of the NYC food justice delegation . We car...