Daily Archives: January 10, 2014

Green Capitalism: The God That Failed

(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)

(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)

The results are in: No amount of “green capitalism” will be able to ensure the profound changes we must urgently make to prevent the collapse of civilization from the catastrophic impacts of global warming.

The following is an updated version of an article that originally was published in the Real-World Economics Review. We consider Richard Smith’s article foundational to understanding the world we live in. Given its length, several sittings or a printout may be required to complete reading.

As soaring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions drove global CO2 concentrations past 400 parts per million in May 2013, shell-shocked climate scientists warned that unless we urgently adopt “radical” measures to suppress GHG emissions (50 percent cuts in emissions by 2020, 90 percent by 2050) we’re headed for an average temperature rise of 3 degrees or 4 degrees Celsius before the end of the century. Read the rest of this entry

Are You Busy?

Satan called a worldwide convention. In his opening address to his evil servants, he said, “We can’t keep the Muslims from going to Mosque. We can’t keep them from reading the Quran and knowing the truth. We can’t even keep them from forming an intimate, abiding relationship experience with Allah. If they gain that connection with Allah, our power over them is broken. Read the rest of this entry