EnergEthics

Democracy can no longer be sustained when based on fossil fuel economies.

Hermann Scheer (1944-2010), one of the “heroes for the green century” (Time magazine, 2002) past away few days ago in Germany. Among his brilliant visions and thoughts about our imminent energy crisis, he remarked that the shift to renewal energy is an ethical rather an economic issue, and that dependency on fossil fuels and nuclear energy attempts against global democracy. Here is the complete interview retrieved from democracynow.org:

http://www.democracynow.org/2010/10/15/hermann_scheer_1944_2010_german_lawmaker

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