Neo-conservative environmentalism and social justice do not co-exist.

‘Since we can’t stop poor people from breeding, let’s build fences to keep them out. And let’s ask the world’s biggest polluters to pay for the fences’.     [David Attenborough].[1]

Locking up land might seem like a good idea, but not when it could cost millions of poor people their ability to grow food and collect fuel.   In another time the British landed gentry were forced to give up some of their lands to the state. Now they want them back?  The landed gentry are the biggest polluters, they just pollute other peoples’ lands.



[1]          UK Guardian [2012] http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/jan/18/david-attenborough-big-business  Retrieved  22nd January 2012.

 

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