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  • Eco-Imperialism: Critics Blast Proposal To Curb Climate Change By Halting Population Growth

    • Date: 06/11/19
    • MIT Technology Review
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    “A bunch of white people in the developed world saying population should be reduced is the definition of an imperialist framing” More than 11,000 scientists from a broad range of disciplines signed a new editorial declaring a “climate emergency,” but other researchers immediately criticized one of the proposed remedies: halting population growth. “Still increasing by […]

  • Indian Govt’s Chief Economic Adviser Slams ‘Carbon Imperialism’

    • Date: 18/08/17
    • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint
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    Coal will and should remain the primary source of energy for India in the short to medium term as the fossil fuel remains the cheapest source of energy for India’s development needs, chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian said on Thursday. click on image to watch news report Renewable energy, on the other hand, comes with hidden […]

  • Eco-Imperialism: France Plans To Revive EU Carbon War On Developing Nations

    • Date: 19/05/12
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    Arnaud Montebourg, the newly-appointed French minister for “industrial revival” has promised to revive old plans for a carbon tariff at the EU’s borders. Matthias Machnig, a former German environment minister, famously called the French idea “eco imperialism”. Arnaud Montebourg, the newly-appointed French minister for “industrial revival” who has built a reputation for his fierce attacks […]

  • Tim Black: The Rise Of Eco-Imperialism

    • Date: 26/07/11
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    Why the United Nations is wrong to depict everything from war to famine as a ‘climate change issue’. You would think the United Nations Security Council, a principal executive organ of the UN, was powerful enough as it is. Led by its five permanent members, the US, the UK, France, China and Russia – a […]

  • Andrew Chambers: The Fight Against Eco-Imperialism

    • Date: 11/04/10
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    It is not acceptable to use climate change as an excuse to limit growth in poor countries as the west’s carbon emissions rise Last Thursday the World Bank approved a £2.4bn loan to build a huge new coal-fired power station in South Africa. The issue has exposed the rift between two central international goals – […]

  • Poor Nations’ Fury Over Western Eco-Imperialism

    • Date: 09/12/09
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    CNN: A leaked document known as the “Danish text” has driven an even deeper wedge between rich and poor countries embroiled in U.N. climate talks in Copenhagen. Developing countries have reacted angrily to the text, alleging developed countries have worked behind closed doors to draft a document slanted in their favor. “It’s an incredibly imbalanced […]

  • Putin On Trump’s Paris Withdrawal: ‘We Can Now Blame Bad Weather On American Imperialism’

    • Date: 03/06/17
    • Daily Mail
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    Vladimir Putin joked about President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. ‘We can now blame bad weather on American imperialism, that it’s all their fault. But we won’t.’ Vladimir Putin was in a surprisingly jovial mood on Friday as he appeared at the International Economic Forum in St Petersburg, with the Russian president […]

  • India Decries The West’s “Carbon Imperialism”

    • Date: 04/12/15
    • The American Interest
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    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry labeled India the biggest “challenge” in the way of negotiators trying to hammer out a Global Climate Treaty (GCT) in Paris, and predictably his comments didn’t go over well in the south Asian nation. The Telegraph reports: …Mr Kerry’s “challenge” comment was received with fury in New Delhi. Officials here are […]

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