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The Climate Agenda of Elites

From Four Futures: Life After Capitalism, loc 234-246: the key question surrounding climate change is not whether climate change is occurring, but rather who will survive the change. Even in the worst-case scenarios, scientists are not arguing that the Earth will become totally uninhabitable. What will happen—and is happening—is that […]

Rich nations as entropy hubs 

From Pg 43 of Zygmunt Bauman’s Wasted Lives. Could any recommend an analysis of the ecological impact of digitalisation? I assume it intensifies the longstanding trend Bauman discusses here: Rich nations can afford a high density of population because they are ‘high entropy’ centres, drawing resources, most notably the sources […]

the ecology of content 

From Trust Me I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator, pg 19: There are thousands of bloggers scouring the web looking for things to write about. They must write several times each day. They search Twitter, Facebook, comments sections, press releases, rival blogs, and other sources to develop their material. […]