Tag Archives: Ecomodernism

There is now a far-right environmental movement, and I welcome it

I predicted a year ago that we’re going to see more diversity in the global environmental movement, because there are people who actually care about the environment but cannot buy into traditional, heavily Leftist and Western-centric environmentalism – or are … Continue reading

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The bubble of traditional environmentalism has burst; long live pragmatic environmentalism

In case any more confirmation was needed, 11/9 (or 9.11. for us Euros) was the final nail to the coffin of traditional environmentalism – at least when it comes to stopping the existential threat of climate change. For years now, established … Continue reading

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What is Ecomodernism? A lecture

Almost forgot! In case you want to hear the undersigned mangle the language of the Bard and talk about ecomodernism, look no further! This is a hour-long lecture I delivered in English (here with Finnish subtitles) to a packed audience … Continue reading

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More responses to ecomodernism’s critics

Happy belated May Day to everyone, leftist and non-leftist alike! Up here above the 60th parallel, yesterday was – to me – the first real spring day of the year. I celebrated by taking my wife’s bike to a ride, … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Sir David JC MacKay FRS, a pioneer of pro-arithmetic energy discussion

Hearing that someone you admire is about to die is, to put it simply, shocking. Hearing this after you have poked the said person with e-mails to ask where’s the foreword he promised is even more so. This was how … Continue reading

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Do not conflate environmentalism with technology advocacy: a response to the Ecologist

As ordinary citizens with long interest and concern for environmental issues, we were gratified to see our book, Climate Gamble, being noticed on the pages of the Ecologist (Nuclear lobbyists’ epic COP21 fail. Our next job? Keep their hands off … Continue reading

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Environmentalists need to focus on what we can agree with

Greetings from Paris! Despite considerable logistical difficulties, we’ve managed to hand out nearly 2000 copies of Climate Gamble to interested people around COP21 climate conference; many thanks to everyone who’ve supported our campaign so far. As expected, there has been … Continue reading

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