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Interview by Sam Mitchell of Collapse Chronicles

September 30, 2019
Frank Rotering - Interview with Sam Mitchell

This phone interview with Sam Mitchell of Collapse Chronicles took place on Sept. 17, 2019. I first outline the analysis and strategy in Ecological Survival and Revolutionary Change. In the discussion segment I defend my identification of the military as a critical revolutionary force.

Net-zero Emissions is a Milestone, not a Goal

September 5, 2019
Net-zero is a Milestone, not a Goal - FEATURED IMAGE

The goal of net-zero emissions, which is now being peddled by everyone from politicians to progressives to the Pope, is a travesty and a betrayal.

Book Review: Light of the Stars: Earth’s Overshoot in the Cosmic Context

November 29, 2018
Light of the Stars - Earth’s Overshoot in the Cosmic Context

From the intellectual perspective, humankind faces two major challenges in tackling the ecological crisis. The first is that the problem is massive and unprecedented, which means that critical areas such as economic theory and social organization must be rethought from the ground up.

Extinction Rebellion: Courageous Activism, Flawed Strategy

November 10, 2018
Extinction Rebellion Protestors

Extinction Rebellion is courageously protesting the UK government’s inaction on climate change. However, its strategy is flawed because it ignores SRM.

The IPCC’s Long Escape from Ecological Reality

October 31, 2018
IPCCs Long Escape from Ecological Reality

Since the early 1990s the IPCC has progressively distanced itself from the agreed-upon target of safe concentration levels because of the latter’s incompatibility with capitalism, growth, and rich-world affluence.