Political support for fracking is not just about energy, writes Paul Mobbs. It reflects the greater ecological and resource crisis at the root of our current economic woes. And it only postpones the essential shift to a new kind of economy.
Michael Reichel / AFP - Getty Images A hiker walks through the fog on the Rennsteig hiking trail near Masserberg, eastern Germany, on Oct. The Rennsteig is a long ridge walk across the Thuringian and Franconian forest, that attracts tourists and hikers.