Sunday, March 30, 2014

Why the Climate Change Souffle Has Fallen Flat

Here's why:
The inability of the climate campaign to ponder whether environmental problems can be solved with means that are compatible with individual liberty, democratic institutions, and market economics is the chief reason they are losing. 
Exactly. The "solution" to climate change is antithetical to individual freedom but entirely in synch with authoritarianism of various stripes, a huge part of its appeal for those who long to control stuff (and who like to tell themselves they're on the side of the angels).

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