Wired News: Saving the Planet With Plan B 2.0

sometimes people you would never expect to say certain things go right ahead and say them.

There’s a quote by Oystein Dahle close to a decade ago now, after the collapse of the Soviet Union. He was for many years Exxon’s vice president for Norway and the North Sea. He said, ‘Socialism collapsed because it did not allow the market to tell the economic truth. Capitalism may collapse because it does not allow the market to tell the ecological truth.’ That’s a lot of wisdom distilled into those two sentences.

sometimes they say them, but most the time they don’t do anything. here’s to hope.

(Via Wired News: Saving the Planet With Plan B 2.0.)

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