Eco-Blind Civilisation



The evidence of corporate malfeasance, in dismissing and deriding all efforts by scientists to inform the public of the dangers of high levels of fossil fuel consumption, is presented here. This is done by demonstrating very clearly that the science underpinning global warming has been well established for over a century, and that the scientists have been warning the establishment of the greenhouse gas problem associated with fossil fuel combustion, for even longer. The analysis shows that many of the most powerful market driven organisations on the planet have been carried along by the flawed economics of endless growth, and have wilfully ignored all warnings of an impending biospheric reckoning for their energy wasteful and mineral profligate activities. Given such tactics, a charge of ecocide seems not unreasonable.


Fossil Fuel Economic System Natural World Niger Delta Human Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Engineering and Physical ScienceHeriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK

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