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View Diary: Bill McKibben on the End of Growth (151 comments)

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  •  Big Oil wants growth and, by God, they WILL (0+ / 0-)

    have it!!

    It's one thing to convince Americans to cut back.  Even if we cut back, we will have an enviable lifestyle.

    How are people in developing countries going to be educated and convinced to relinquish the wealthy lifestyles that are almost within grasp?

    The fossil fuel industries want nothing more than to dangle the bright shiny lifestyle of consumerism in front of the poor of the world.  They are drooling over these billions of souls who will be transformed into energy users/CO2 producers.

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