What Has Poverty Got To Do With Climate Change?

February 1, 2014 admin 0

CHERYL LYON – Our economic system creates poverty Our current economy is based on oil (cheap energy), a global market for endless growth and consumption, and maximization of profits at all costs. Huge corporations control all aspects of employment and production, taking locally-generated wealth out of every community every day and sending it to HQs and unknown shareholders, leaving little to re-circulate among smaller local businesses. Government aid to corporations and the price of energy […]