‘A gift to Big Oil’, claims Vox’s Leah C. Stokes. Documentary filmmaker Josh Fox had the film temporarily removed from sites with the help of a twitter mob. The creators “have done a grave disservice to us and the planet” cried Penn State climatologist, Michael E. Mann, who soon after compared Michael Moore to Donald Trump and Putin.
Eamon Ryan has been leaking internal information to apply pressure to his fellow party members to go into coalition. Green Party councillors have supported Fianna Fáil candidates in local areas. Green Party councillors voted to privatise O’Devaney Gardens social housing.
The patching up approach of Green Capitalism is simply capitalism’s latest attempt to annex subversive politics into its fold, creating profitable spaces in renewables while intensifying the destruction of the environment, stifling emerging consciousness and tricking our generation into sleepwalking into oblivion.
There has been no attempt to end the system of never ending consumption, because capitalism needs to continuously grow to sustain itself.
Capitalists will not act in the interests of all of humanity because it would mean acting against profit. Capitalists cannot act on the benefit of the earth because it means they would lose profit, and could potentially lose power to other capitalists. In order to maintain power, Capitalists will always put the interest of the company first.