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Global Green New Deal | Michael Spratt

Global Green New Deal

Global Green New Deal

How do you live for 40 years, knowing what is coming and wanting to prevent it?

What do you do when you learn that the concept of accelerated economic growth ad infinitum is earthly impossible  and recognize the limits of the world’s natural resources, as well as the role that unrestrained greed?

How do you respond to assumptions of rationality, intellectual rigidity and flagrant individualism?

Thinking long term; prioritize  the future, considerations,  present conditions, imagine different vectors, scenarios, possibilities and limits.
Acting strategically; develop  complex goals, work toward inter
even when the connection between those means and goals seems remote.working in a coordinated way towards
Being selfless; sacrificing our own personal needs and desires to secure the needs of others.
Behaving parsimoniously; using less, consuming less, always wanting more.
Participating in a slow and gradual change; apprehending the severity of a problem when there is no one clear crisis point or moment of no return.

r time is short and relatively carbon free:  We must take on the FIRE (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate), FA (Fashion and Advertisement) and the Military.  Employees in these sectors are going to suffer, (many already are) as we downsize and recycle personnel into Human Service (child raising, education, music, arts, care giving),  R&D and Social Development.

Wise words from Jasper Bernes in Between the Devil and the Green New Deal

“An emancipated society, in which no one can force another into work for reasons of property, could offer joy, meaning, freedom, satisfaction, and even a sort of abundance. We can easily have enough of what matters—”… ‘”Beyond our foundational needs, the most important abundance is an abundance of time, and time is, thankfully, carbon-zero, and even perhaps carbon-negative. ”

We’ve got several steps

1) Name, shame and shackle 100 people responsible for killing the planet.

Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP)

The ones who got us here want to profit from getting us out.  If they could get us out why haven’t they done it already?

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