Ferghane Azihari published "Ecologists against Modernity. The trial of Prometheus" (Presses de la Cité, 2021).
LE FIGARO. - On France Inter, Jean-Marc Jancovici defended "a system (of rationing of air travel) in which, when you are young, you have two of the four flights to discover the world. Then, when we are older, we (would) go on holiday to Corrèze by train." Is this position part of a punitive vision of ecology?
THE FIGARO. - In his essay The Fanaticism of the Apocalypse, Pascal Bruckner noted that political ecology took on the appearance of a Christian heresy. In the beginning was an Edenic nature that modernity ended up defiled. Then comes the time of atonement, waiting for the return of paradise lost. Add to this heresy the Rousseauist prejudices against wealth, luxury, technical progress, the amenities of civilization, and you get this prison ecology more eager to enslave and ...
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