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Calls For Immediate Shutdown Of Illegal California Injection Wells As Regulators Host 'Aquifer Exemption Workshop'

California is a leader in renewable energy, which makes its commitment to fracked oil all the more perplexing.

A New Economy Will Help Save Rivers and Fisheries

Globalization and cheater economics have been destroying the world’s great rivers and their fisheries.

Announcing AFTERBURN: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

Afterburn is a book of “greatest hits”, similar in that respect to an earlier book of mine, Peak Everything.

Deep Concerns as Climate Impacts on Gulf Stream Flow

Climate scientists have once again confirmed an alarming slowdown in the circulation of the Atlantic Ocean − the process that drives the current that …

As Himalayan Glaciers Melt, Two Towns Face the Fallout

For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different impacts — one town has benefited from flowing streams and bountiful …

This Changes Everything. So Now What?

Missing from the conversation are ideas that are both practical and radical.

Swarthmore Students Launch First Indefinite Occupation for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Last week, 44 students and alumni of Swarthmore...launch[ed] an occupation of Parrish’s Finance and Investments Office to demand that the Board of Managers …

Wendell Berry on Climate Change: To Save the Future, Live in the Present

All we can do to prepare rightly for tomorrow is to do the right thing today.

"The Creative Response to Climate Change"

Put it this way: we would never actually say "this is climate change". That doesn’t sit comfortably with us at all. We don’t like that bald categorisation of what we do.

Your Money or Your Life: Can We Afford to Work for Peanuts?

The old cliché of a mugger's threat sums up well the choice before us in these times: "Your money or your life".

Nile River Nations Agree to Cooperate, but Danger Lurks for One of Planet’s Great Wetlands

Earlier this month, the foreign ministers of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia reached agreement on basic principles for managing what will be Africa’s …
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