by Shaun Chamberlin on November 25th, 2009
"To be truly radical is to make hope possible, rather than despair convincing." - Raymond Williams
by Shaun Chamberlin on July 27th, 2008
Since my earlier review of Burn Up I have discovered a comment on the film posted yesterday by Jeremy Leggett, one of the few with any media profile to openly discuss the interplay of peak oil and climate change.
In his piece Leggett asks: “Why do the carbon-club lobbyists and contrarians do what they do? What is in their heads as they go about their work? Surely they must see the power of the emerging evidence that the threat is real, and massive? … I don’t have an explanation.”
This is a question I have devoted a lot of thought to, and I will venture an answer. Read more »