Archive for January 2019

Dean Interviewed on Last Born in the Wilderness.

(edited version. dw) My thanks to Patrick Farnsworth and his podcast, Last Born in the Wilderness, for this conversation about the current and imminent collapse of human and Earth systems – and how we might use this moment as an opportunity to intentionally reconnect with: our deeper selves, others and Earth. Isn’t it amazing that…

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Hope and Vision in the Face of Collapse – Jem Bendell

(To read this article on Jem Bendell’s Blog Site)   “People need hope, Jem.” “It’s really important to have a vision of a better future, Jem” As someone who worked in environmental campaigning and then organizational change, I learned about the role of hope and vision in helping to align and motivate people. As someone…

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Deep Adaptation – Jem Bendell – UPFSI – 2019

Professor Jem Bendell, in an interview with Stuart Scott of UPFSI and ScientistsWarning.TV, fleshing out his distinction, Deep Adaptation. Professor Bendell is a rare voice speaking truth to power, speaking to the world, but also to his colleagues in the Sustainable Business arena. His 2018 writings were deemed too fear-inducing to be published in their…

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The Depravity of Climate Change Denial – Paul Krugman – NYT

(read this in the New York Times oped) The Trump administration is, it goes without saying, deeply anti-science. In fact, it’s anti-objective reality. But its control of the government remains limited; it didn’t extend far enough to prevent the release of the latest National Climate Assessment, which details current and expected future impacts of global…

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Collapse is Already Here – Chris Martenson

(Read Martenson’s essay at Peak Prosperity website) Many people are expecting some degree of approaching collapse — be it economic, environmental and/or societal — thinking that they’ll recognize the danger signs in time. As if it will be completely obvious, like a Hollywood blockbuster. Complete with clear warnings from scientists, politicians and the media. And…

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Where We Are Now – Noam Chomsky

(To read this article in The Nation) If you take a look at recent history since the Second World War, something really remarkable has happened. First, human intelligence created two huge sledgehammers capable of terminating our existence – or at least organized existence – both from the Second World War. One of them is familiar.…

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Dahr Jamail – Excerpt from new book – The End of Ice

(To read this in The Guardian) World-class environmental journalist, Dahr Jamail, offers up an excerpt from his new book, The End of Ice. Originally printed in The Guardian. The fall lasts long enough that I have time to watch the blue ice race upward, aeons of time compressed into glacial ice, flashing by in fractions…

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