The socialist imperative … Debriefing Elsipitog … The Mayan forest garden … Lifeblood … Endgame … Waking the giant … We have never been neoliberal
New research identifies periods of short, rapid warming as a key factor in the Ice Age extinction of megafauna.
Peer-reviewed study of multiple independent datasets shows land and ocean temperature, sea levels and greenhouse gases all set new records
Recent headlines from supposedly serious newspapers and websites: Solar Cycle Study Says Earth Will Experience ‘Mini Ice Age’ in 15 Years. ‘Mini ice age’ coming in next fifteen years, new model of the Sun’s cycle shows Scientists warn mini ice age could be 15 years away Sounds scary, but don’t rush out and buy a […]
Rising greenhouse gas emissions mean U.S. droughts during the last half of this century could be drier and longer than any in the last 1,000 years
Report from Paris: Thousands of scientists meet to review what we now know about climate change science and what can be done to prevent catastrophe
“Far from being self-stabilizing, the Earth’s climate system is an ornery beast which overreacts even to small nudges.”
New scientific analysis shows that the rate of global warming has continued without pause. The ‘hiatus’ simply didn’t happen.
Ian Angus says the charge that Anthropocene scholars blame all of humanity for the actions of a small minority simply doesn’t hold water.
How the anti-green ‘Breakthrough Institute’ misrepresents science to advance a technocratic agenda and undermine grassroots environmentalism
In ‘The Sixth Extinction,’ Elizabeth Kolbert accepts the claim that overkill by early humans led to the extinction of many large mammals. That charge is politically motivated and there is little evidence to support it.
The so-called ‘pause’ in the rate of global warming is false and distracting. It is a politically engineered excuse to avoid taking action on climate change.
Why is the North Atlantic cooling? … Fool’s Gold in Greece … Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything … Climate movement across movements … Break the food chain to build our humanity … Ecological debt and environmental justice … The Anthropocene is just inhuman
In ‘Poison Spring’, an insider documents the culture of fraud and corruption that infests the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and endangers the lives of millions
Climate is defined as the 30-year weather average. The past 3 decades show that the new normal is systematically rising temperatures, not the stability of the past
New research shows that the largest glacier in East Antarctica, long thought to be stable, is in fact melting from below.
Largest anti-fracking demo in U.S. history … Environmental justice, tar sands, and indigenous rights … Corporate land grabs in Pakistan … How international investment rules undermine agrarian justice … Climate scientists are right about how hot the planet is going to get
New research finds biodiversity loss, fertilizer use, climate change and land use have all entered danger zones where rapid environmental decline becomes possible.
The Harper government is closing libraries, trashing documents and firing thousands of scientists — while handing out billions to oil companies
“How will history judge us if we watch the threat unfold before our eyes, but fail to communicate the urgency of acting to avert potential disaster?”