April 19, 2022 | The cost of transformation is not cheap, but consider the alternatives.
Articles by Tom Athanasiou
May 10, 2021 | A fair-shares approach to global climate justice could help save the “net zero 2050” strategy.
September 4, 2015 | We’ll never rebuild this country if we keep wasting money on war.
November 17, 2011 | The problem here is "governance failure." Or maybe we should just call it "decadence." The United States may at this point be so weakened by rot and ideology that it is unable even to act in its own interests, let alone the interests of its people, let alone the interests of humanity as a whole.
May 16, 2011 | You don't have to leave America to go to the Third World.
December 15, 2010 | Cancun was not a surprise. Nor was it a failure. This much is easy to say.
November 29, 2010 | Discouragement is already in the air in the lead-up to the Cancun talks, but hope must stay on the table.
February 5, 2008 | Its time to go beyond dubious political compromises and get real about global warming.
December 6, 2005 | We stand, first, with the emerging scientific consensus, which tells us we have very little time to act if we honestly expect to avoid a global (as opposed to a merely local) climate catastrophe.
October 2, 2005 | The first thing to say about Kyoto's entry into force (Feb 16th) is that it is a significant victory, won particularly by the Europeans, over social and economic complacency, cash-amplified, flat-earth pseudo-science, the carbon cartel, and, of course, the Bush administration.