Despite massive growth in the market for wind and solar power, the global share of fossil fuels versus renewables has stayed relatively constant, and carbon emissions hit an all-time high in 2018 and 2019. Perhaps the popular philosopher Kermit the Frog was right when he reportedly said, “It’s not easy being green.”
Most activist campaigns focus on one group and one cause, competing with other groups and other causes for scarce funding. It’s time we got together.
When it comes to climate-related economic issues, news narratives typically focus too simplistically on the trade-off between protecting the environment and prosperity. Make money OR save the planet. Run a successful business OR protect our environment.
There are two kinds of climate denial, one conservative and the other progressive.
We are an endangered political species—pro-environment fiscally conservative Republicans. We embrace the radical idea that freedom, prosperity, and a healthy environment are not just compatible, but inseparable. And we need your help.
Both conservative Protectors and progressive Liberators believe in the motto inscribed on every dollar bill: E Pluribus Unum—out of many, one.
Reality is beginning to dawn even on leaders of the establishment. The political media machine they work for may keep them in power for the time being.
The goal of Fractal Friends is to amplify voices for transformation, and I want to get these messages shared far and wide. In this conversation we talk about our political system and how it is designed to be ineffective, encourages us to be divided and fight with each other. We talk about how our this system […]
You know the facts. The planet is getting hotter. In Texas where we wrote this, the years between 1980 and today saw a record 104 weather and climate disasters.
It could have been just another kind of flu, virulent and deadly, then gone. But in this world, at this time, the virus revealed our weaknesses.