Roadblocks to Climate Activism
The Problem of Natural Localism

Davidson, Lawrence
http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/11/22/roadblocks-to-climate-activism/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  22/11/2013
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15395

The consequences of global warming. The evidence for the evolving dire effects of building CO2 and other greenhouse gases is getting increasingly conclusive. We are a species influenced by natural localism, and therefore the majority of Americans, and others in the West as well, are not going to abandon a present full of profit and relative comfort as long as the sky is clear in their own local place and time. As to the future beyond their grandchildren, it simply does not seem real.

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