Planetary Crisis: We are not all in this together
Publisher: Climate & Capitalism
Date Written: 25/05/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX19489
Liberal environmentalists insist that we are all passengers on Spaceship Earth, sharing a common fate and a common responsibility for the ship's safety. In reality, a handful of Spaceship Earth's passengers travel first-class, in plush air-conditioned cabins with every safety feature, including reserved seats in the very best lifeboats. The majority are herded into steerage, exposed to the elements, with no lifeboats at all. Armed guards keep them in their place.