SPIEGEL Interview with Naomi Klein: 'The Economic System We Have Created Global Warming': Can we still stop global warming? Only if we radically change our capitalist system, argues author Naomi Klein. In an interview with SPIEGEL, she explains why the time has come to abandon small steps for a radical new approach.
The global economy is upping the ante from conventional sources of fossil fuels to even dirtier and more dangerous versions – bitumen from the Alberta tar sands, oil from deepwater drilling, gas from hydraulic fracturing (fracking), coal from detonated mountains, and so on... Naomi Klein: We Can Save Ourselves, but Only If We Learn to Work With Nature | www.alternet.org/environment/naomi-klein-we-can-save-ourselves-only-if-we-learn-work-nature?sc=fb
Naomi Klein: Addicted to risk Days before this talk, journalist Naomi Klein was on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, looking at the catastrophic results of BPs risky pursuit of oil. Our societies have become addicted to extreme risk in finding new energy, new financial instruments and more ... and too often, were left to clean up a mess afterward. Kleins question: Whats the backup plan?
'We Need Hope and Fear in Equal Measure': Naomi Klein