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The chapters of this volume argue that to actually save the planet—and ourselves—we need to get beyond the scientific and technological solutions for going to 100% renewable. Detoxing the atmosphere and oceans is only one part of the solution to climate change. Indeed, we must transform the cultural, economic, and political conditions at the heart of the climate crisis.
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The recent appointment of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as the U.S. secretary of state is one signal of the continued and, perhaps, heightened U.S. domestic and foreign policy agenda dedicated to the extractive economy.
American Lands Council Foundation, Public Lands, http://www.federalisminaction.com/wp-content/uploads/TPL-Booklet.pdf.
In a June 16, 2015, Washington Post article, Jayni Foley Hein noted that oil companies are drilling on public lands for the price of a cup of coffee—$1.50 an acre/year, https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/06/16/oil-companies-are-drilling-on-public-land-for-the-price-of-a-cup-of-coffee-heres-why-that-should-change/?utm_term=.373e5bf314c7.
Research by the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) and direct-action groups—Federalism in Action and the American Land Council (ALC) Foundation—supported by oil interests are advancing federal land transfers to help states realize financial benefits of the extractive industry.
Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature, http://therightsofnature.org/what-is-rights-of-nature/
Sarah Anderson, Sam Pizzigati, and Chuck Collins, Executive Excess, 2015: Money to Burn (Institute for Policy Studies, September 2, 2015), http://www.ips-dc.org/executive-excess-2015.
- Conclusion: Building an Energy Democracy Movement
- Island Press/Center for Resource Economics
- Chapter 12