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Occupy sustainability: the 1% is blocking the transition to a renewable energy economy / Beyond Oil NYC

Dan M.
danminer11101
Group Organizer
Forest Hills, NY
Occupy sustainability: the 1% is blocking the transition to a renewable energy economy
Dan Miner, Beyond Oil NYC

A sustainable world that works for the 99% is possible, if we can respond to climate change, economic injustice and resource depletion at the same time. The transition to a renewable energy economy can be a valuable frame for that discussion. Just as the financial elites brought about the economic crisis, they are blocking the renewable energy transition to reap more profit from their fossil fuel investments. Because of fuel depletion as well as climate change, further delay may prevent a successful transition. Social justice and sustainability advocates can blow the whistle on the 1% for this issue too, and collaborate to speed up the transition locally. Read full article.
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