SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Gregory Brew
Unlike past moments of high prices, American consumers and businesses today are facing no pressure to lower their consumption of oil and gas, even as the climate crisis grows increasingly dire.
SOURCE: Mississippi Free Press
"Before San Francisco’s Summer of Love, before Woodstock, the peak of the ’60s counterculture and all that stuff that seemed ancient history to me, the heads of the oil industry were privately informed by their own leaders that their products would eventually alter the climate of the entire planet."
by Michael T. Klare
If there is a silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that it creates the conditions necessary to do what we have known was necessessary for decades: drastically curtail fossil fuel consumption.