19 Dec '11, 9pm

NYTimes Sunday Review on modern environmental movement, quoting @billmckibben #350ppm

NYTimes Sunday Review on modern environmental movement, quoting @billmckibben #350ppm

Yesterday's Sunday Review section of the New York Times included a thoughtful piece about the state of the modern-day environmental movement. We think about this question a great deal, and strive to listen to all of you, our supporters, as we put forward our own new ideas about the direction the movement can take. The end of the year is a good time to reflect on such things--and as we've been suggesting, we think the next move has to focus directly on what can be done right away to chip away at fossil fuel freeloading: namely, removing taxpayer subsidies to the oil, coal, and gas industries. Our allies in the environmental movement are also thinking along similar lines, as they strive to also engage deeply with their own supporters. Here is an excerpt from the article: "After the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the failure to cap carbon, environmentalists latched ...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/new-york-times-assesses...

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