In the second part of this essay, Andreas Malm dives more deeply into the psychology of geoengineering and its roots in repression.
The Future Is the Termination Shock: On the Antinomies and Psychopathologies of Geoengineering. Part One
Andreas Malm dissects the fantasy that solar geoengineering will save us and warns of its potential to deliver a catastrophic global shock.
It’s yet another false techno-“solution,” and like so many others NOT a viable alternative to our fossil fuel-dependent energy infrastructure. In a dramatic scientific and engineering breakthrough, researchers at the Bay Area’s Lawrence Livermore...
CCS technology is a bust in Western Australia; "No credible plan from Chevron to deliver"
Bill Gates may want to find a solution to climate change but he seems far more devoted to maintaining the current system for as long as it is feasible.
Net zero: Copenhagen’s failure to meet its 2025 target casts doubt on other major climate plans
The city of Copenhagen, often celebrated as one of the world’s greenest for its cycling culture and other initiatives, recently defaulted on its pledge to become carbon-neutral by 2025. This early failure in the global race to net zero emissions (a...
Net zero policies will not keep warming to within 1.5°C because they were never intended to.
Net Zero versus Real Zero and the Future of the Planet
“Net Zero” is the wrong goal. Here’s why we need to change the conversation and push for “Real Zero” instead.
A New and Dangerous Climate Disruptor
The get-rich-quick scheme, banned in China and elsewhere, is invading U.S. communities unchecked, posing as an “equalizing, democratizing” currency.
Do the promise and hype add up to a viable alternative?