Caging & extinguishing the fossil dragon: the case for nationalization

Three stories from just the last week have finally convinced me that bringing fossil industries under full democratic control is unavoidable for the effective and rapid decarbonisation of the global economy.

Historic precedent? 13th century Verona miniature of St George slaying a captive dragon. Source.

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Julia Steinberger

Immigrant, Swiss-American-UK ecological economist at the University of Lausanne. Research focus on living well within planetary limits. Opinions my own.