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Will Climate Chaos Reign in the Anthropocene?

“Far from being self-stabilizing, the Earth’s climate system is an ornery beast which overreacts even to small nudges.”

“We are in danger of winning. But….”  

First in-depth radio interview on The Winning of the Carbon War, on Radio Ecoshock. Covers road to Paris, reasons for cautious optimism, Solarcentury and SolarAid in holistic context as microcosm direct actions in the market.

Agriculture Beyond Water

Drought is becoming more prevalent and causing havoc for food producers around the globe.

The Anthropocene Debate: Why is Such a Useful Concept Starting to Fall Apart?

The point is not that the Anthropocene should be abandoned—clearly it’s had its uses. But should it be a call-to-action for climate researchers and activists alike? 

The Delusion of Control

I’m sure most of my readers have heard at least a little of the hullaballoo surrounding the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si. It’s been entertaining to watch...

The Lancet: fossil fuels are killing us... quitting them can save us

Comparing coal, oil, and gas addiction to the last generation's effort to kick the tobacco habit, doctors say that quitting would be the best thing humanity can do for its long-term health

Sue for the Climate: Will a Dutch Court Kickstart a Wave of Action?

In 2011, the Dutch attorney and author of Revolution Justified published on why and how to sue the Dutch government for failing to combat climate change; a year later, the nonprofit Urgenda and 886 citizens said sure, let’s do that. The rest is for the history books—and June 24, 2015 …

Turning 21 in the Anthropocene   

An invitation for young people to participate in their future.

Pope calls for culture change (roundup)

Media coverage: Top 10 takeaways, Pope calls for cultural revolution, What scientists say, Action film trailer.

Encyclical Letter Of The Holy Father On Care For Our Common Home

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