Latest IPCC report calls for world social revolution, says author

Fri, 2007-05-18 11:34Bill Miller
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Latest IPCC report calls for world social revolution, says author

The report, issued May 4 by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said both developed and developing countries must cut greenhouse-gas emissions and shift away from oil to non-polluting energy sources.

IPCC-report author and Tufts University professor William Moomaw told The New York Times recently “we’re looking for an energy revolution that’s as comprehensive as the one that occurred at the beginning of the 20th Century.”

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Two links to a Marxist site? Oh joy!

Sorry, the majority of us have zero interest in a “social revolution”. That’s so last century. If we can do an affordable, clean energy revolution, sure. Regards,

Even more of us have zero interest in experiencing those old 20th century ideas such as famine, world war, and fascism. As long as we don’t think about such things, they can’t happen, can they?
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