Is terminating the industrial economy a moral act?

People often accuse me of inappropriate behavior because I propose bringing down the industrial economy. Interestingly, nobody seems too concerned about the morality of the big banks as they devise ways to profit from economic collapse (to be fair, some are advising their clients how to profit, too, from a collapse they foresee within two …

Bad timing

It seems the evil empire will keep chugging along, despite my wishes to the contrary. How long is anybody’s guess. And, despite my record of bad guessing, I’ll toss out some more guesses here. When forecasting light’s out in the empire by the end of this year, I clearly put too much stock in the …

Today’s radio interview (post-interview update)

I was was interviewed today on Alternative Energy Radio, a production of the Shades of Green Network. To listen to the podcast of this radio interview, click here or go to this url: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/alternativeenergyradio/2009/12/07/wwwshadesofgreennetworkcom–the-green-economy-netw The topic, as usual: the collapse of civilization and the extinction of our species. Pretty serious stuff, I think. But to …

A radical in the Age of Denial

I received an email message from somebody who seeks my participation in a “save Arizona” panel (his name has been obscured to protect the guilty): Interesting blog site, Guy. Sorry to learn about your separation from UofA, I think. I really don’t know the school very well. You are a bit of a radical in …

Bread and circuses

The big news on the climate-change front this week, for those of you living in caves, involves a big dose of denial. A large number of emails from the University of East Anglia webmail server were hacked, thus igniting a controversy about whether global climate change is “real.” In a word, yes. Lethally so. Interesting …