Criticising the likes of Bill Gates and his infernal foundation shouldn’t be that controversial a move on the left, yet it suddenly feels a bit dangerous, as if it aligns the critic with dumbass right-wing conspiracy theories about vaccine nanobots or suchlike against the supposedly scientific certainties of technocratic governance.
Chris Smaje, on the money. Again.
On this day, 17 years ago, I linked to an article by James Hansen about the urgency of taking climate change seriously. We are still not taking it seriously.
In other words, there’s no sign of an energy transition out of fossils yet.
Just in case you were feeling optimistic because energy from solar increased by 24% last year ...