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‘I withdraw’: A talk with climate defeatist Paul Kingsnorth | Grist

16 April 2012

‘I withdraw’: A talk with climate defeatist Paul Kingsnorth | Grist.

“We are environmentalists now,” he writes, “in order to promote something called ‘sustainability.’ What does this curious, plastic word mean? … It means sustaining human civilization at the comfort level that the world’s rich people — us — feel is their right, without destroying the ‘natural capital’ or the ‘resource base’ that is needed to do so.”

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