Why a consumer society can’t fix the climate

Ted Trainer, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Policy makers throughout the industrialized world generally assume that humankind can solve serious global problems by adopting better technologies and regulations—without questioning the viability of consumer-capitalist societies. This faith is mistaken. The big problems, particularly climate change, are so serious that they cannot be solved without unprecedented and extremely radical change, including abandoning the obsession with economic growth, market systems, and high living standards.

http://thebulletin.org/why-consumer-society-cant-fix-climate

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