Pratt Philosopher on Climate War Rhetoric

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Chris Yaklmov- Sepember 21, 2014
Eric Godoy, assistant chairperson of Social Science and Cultural Studies, published a piece written with Aaron Jaffe today in the New York Times Philosophy Blog, "The Stone." The op-ed questions the effectiveness of using war rhetoric for mobilizing a response to climate change. It suggests instead a "green revolution": "Climate change demands not only a race to develop and deploy new energy technologies, but a revolution to democratize all forms of power — fossil fuels, wind, solar, but most important, economic and political power."

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Eric has taught courses in philosophy and sustainability at Pratt since 2009. 





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