Tuesday, September 30, 2014

[biofuelwatch] Corporations Are Not Going to Save Us From Climate Disruption





Corporations Are Not Going to Save Us From Climate Disruption

Monday, 29 September 2014 14:31


By Rachel SmolkerTruthout | News Analysis


This past week in New York saw some remarkable actions around climate change. The massive People's Climate March was perhaps the main media spectacle, but it was not the only, or necessarily the most important event. Another important one: the Climate Justice Summit, which featured the voices and testimonials of people all around the country and the globe who are on the frontlines, bearing the brunt of both ruthless extraction and destruction of their lands and livelihoods, and also experiencing most directly the impacts of climate change itself. Many were tearful as they described lives and lands laid to ruin by tar sands, fracking, coal, uranium mining and more. The brutal, relentless and rapacious greed of corporate profiteers in the fossil fuel industries, big agribusiness and forestry and financial sectors seems almost unfathomable.  [To continue reading, please go to http://truth-out.org/news/item/26501-corporations-are-not-going-to-save-us-from-climate-disruption ]




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