Contradictory policies: Climate and energy

This powerful essay by George Monbiot Produce More; Consume Less exposes the way the UK government is pursuing contradictory policies is two very different pieces of legislation that raise issues about the way parliamentary democracy functions.

This Common Dreams article When Human Consumption Slows Planet Earth Can Heal summarises a report that analyses the causes of the decrease in CO2 emissions in the US since 2008 which was largely due to slowing economic growth rather than the results of converting to alternative sources of energy.

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