Citizen Action Monitor

Why Biden will not take decisive action to address environmental destruction threatening our very existence

“The problem for a Green New Deal isn’t that it can’t be used to solve environmental problems, but that it won’t be.”  — Rob Urie explains. —– No 2692 Posted … Continue reading

December 14, 2020

Transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables will be like going on an energy crash diet: Stan Cox explains

If fossil fuels are rapidly cut in the transition to renewables, the pool of energy will shrink, and so will our economic growth. No 2644 Posted by fw, July 20, … Continue reading

July 20, 2020

Why we must quickly transition from fossil fuels, and how it can be done with a Green New Deal

Stan Cox outlines achievable ideas for a climate solution that addresses glaring gaps in most GND articles. No 2621 Posted by fw, May 11, 2020 — “A leakproof, declining cap … Continue reading

May 11, 2020

The Extinction Rebellion movement cannot help us with the climate changes that are coming

Re XR’s three demands  – the first is meaningless, the second reflects an ignorance of climate science, and the third is simply naïve. No 2532 Posted by fw, October 17, … Continue reading

October 17, 2019

Ten reasons why the Green New Deal’s focus on renewables won’t work

Researcher Gail Tverberg explains the problems with GND’s proposed transition to wind, hydroelectric, and solar. No 2527 Posted by fw, October 1, 2019 “The reasons why the Green New Deal … Continue reading

October 3, 2019

Why has the shift to renewables stalled despite repeated promotions of the Green New Deal movement?

Conceptually, transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables looks straightforward enough — in reality it’s quite complicated. No 2524 Posted by fw, September 25, 2019 “There is significant talk in the … Continue reading

September 25, 2019

The Green New Deal spells continued ecological disaster and runaway climate breakdown

If the GND’s false-hope promises are its best answer to the climate crisis, then we have no answer to the climate crisis. No 2516 Posted by fw, September 4, 2019 … Continue reading

September 4, 2019

Choose your climate crisis solution – Green New deal or Business as Usual? Both will doom us

Some choice! — BAU promises a magical future, while GND’s energy goals are delusional. No 2515 Posted by fw, September 1, 2019 “The stories we tell ourselves become the reality … Continue reading

September 1, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez’ vision of a Green New Deal is futile if it’s executed within a capitalist system

Any movement that doesn’t confront the power and wealth of the ruling elites will be undermined and eventually destroyed. No 2471 Posted by fw, May 9, 2019 “A Green New … Continue reading

May 9, 2019

Beware the integration of the Green New Deal with its hidden, tangled ties to UN Agenda 21

Bottom line, the environmental movement worldwide has been co-opted by the Agenda 21 plan. No 2456 Posted by fw, April 7, 2019 “Seemingly overnight, the Green New Deal has arrived. Given … Continue reading

April 7, 2019

“The Green New Deal is a hollow slogan and grab-bag of demands” — WSWS

It is meant to divert the growing struggle of the working class into the dead end of the Democratic Party. No 2446 Posted by fw, March 6, 2019 “Last month, … Continue reading

March 6, 2019

Everyone’s talking about the Green New Deal, but no one can fully explain what it is, says critic Stan Cox

Audacious Green New Dealers are promising prosperity and sustainability through growth, without asking where the energy to fuel that growth will come from. No 2419 Posted by fw, January 17, … Continue reading

January 17, 2019