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Partial transcript: Richard Muller, Phd: I didn’t know whether global warming was real, whether it was completely bogus or maybe it was twice as bad as people said. So my daughter and I … decided we would set up a … Continue reading
Hat tip to Quakerattled (I recommend reading ‘Bill McKibben and 565 gigatons‘, from where I snitched the above video link).
While I agree that it’s important not to sweat the small stuff, I believe that it’s just as important to keep one’s eye on the ball and not lose sight of the wood for the trees.
We’re currently using 1.5 Earths; the only Planet B (and C) we currently know of are 1,200 light-years away… I saw the image above in the Earth Overshoot Day Media Backgrounder at Global Footprint Network and it made me wonder … Continue reading
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On the radio yesterday I heard the compère read out a tweet that described as ‘obscene’ the act of spending £10k£10m from the public purse on a funeral for the Iron Lady. (I agree with that stance myself; but then … Continue reading
Following on from my post the other day trying to do my little bit to promote: the Forward On Climate rally in Washington DC on 17Feb2013… Stepping Towards Sustainable Solutions pointed me to: an open letter to the President Of … Continue reading
(With thanks to Guy McPherson on TransitionVoice.) From “The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future” (Daedalus, Winter 2013) by Oreskes and Conway (who you may know from their seminal book Merchants of Doubt): By blocking anticipatory action, … Continue reading