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Beyond divestment: climate-concerned philanthropists pledge to move billions to wind and solar

Groups have been divesting money from oil, coal, and gas for years. Now they’re hoping to get more climate-healing bang for their buck.

Sleeper agents in the (somewhat) enchanted biosphere

The biosphere is vastly more complex than our limited human intelligence can comprehend. To those who believe we can simply manage our way out of our current set of predicaments, I respond (with apologies to Dr. Phil): "How's that workin' for ya?"

Climate change will have broad psychological effects, report finds

Stress, anxiety, PTSD among likely impacts to overall well-being,

On the edge

For the first time in history, humans are now poised to destroy the prospects for decent existence, and much of life. The rate of species destruction today is at about the level of 65 million years ago, when a major catastrophe, probably a huge asteroid, ended the age of the dinosaurs, …

Searching for alternatives 2: Grasslands

Grasslands cover almost one fourth of the terrestrial area, but most of it produces rather little food.

Bill McKibben interview - time for the climate movement to get on the front foot

"We couldn't outspend the fossil fuel industry – they have more money than God. But we had other currencies that we could find work in - the currencies of movements: passion, spirit, creativity..."

Carbon Capture And Storage: One Step Forward, One Step Back

CCS simply hasn’t yet proven to be practical, affordable, scalable, and ready to be ramped up rapidly.

Climate, media and money

•New Study Predicts Year Your City's Climate Will Change •STUDY: Media Sowed Doubt In Coverage Of UN Climate Report •Plan to use financial markets to halt climate change is ‘doomed’ •Are There Any Major World Financial Institutions That Don’t Want To Act On …

Fingers in the dike

Three dams are about to break, and in each case a calamity is being postponed—though not, in these cases, by the heroic digits of fictitious Dutch children.

The man who ate himself: An agricultural fable

The beetle sighed. "This is all something you once knew, I think. It is something all beings have known from the beginning of time...It is a pity, this forgetting of yours."

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