Archive for January 2019

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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US Farmers are Paid to be in Climate Denial – Inside Climate News

Click here to read whole article in ICN) Dean comment: This is the finest bit of journalism I’ve encountered, that examines just how US, Big AG, Big Finance, Fossil Fuel Companies, the US Farm Bureau, and innumerable farmers, big and small, have joined together for years to deny climate change, promote damaging and unsustainable farming…

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Jem Bendell – 14 Recommendations on Living Beyond Collapse Denial

Professor Jem Bendell coined the phrase, Deep Adaptation, in 2018. His writings on facing our inevitable, climate change driven, social collapse, are being received hungrily around the world. This is an excerpt from a recent blog post. (To read the entire post on Professor Bendell’s website.) Fourteen Recommendations on Living Beyond Collapse-Denial The following recommendations…

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How to Adapt to the End of the World – Bloomberg News

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-26/new-climate-debate-how-to-adapt-to-the-end-of-the-world?srnd=businessweek-v2 How to Adapt to the End of the World Researchers are thinking about social collapse and how to prepare for it. Christopher Flavelle September 26, 2018, 1:00 AM PDT At the end of 2016, before Puerto Rico’s power grid collapsed, wildfires reached the Arctic, and a large swath of North Carolina was submerged under…

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This Civilization is Finished – Video – Rupert Read

This is a very clear and powerful synopsis of our current global situation. Well worth the time. (DW) Dr Rupert Read is a Reader in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia. Rupert is a specialist in Wittgenstein, environmental philosophy, critiques of Rawlsian liberalism, and philosophy of film. His research in environmental ethics and economics…

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Extinction Illness: Grave Affliction and Possibility

Deena Metzger. Tikkun Magazine “Everyone says climate is the most important issue of all, and yet they just carry on as before. I don’t understand that. Because if the emissions have to stop, then we must stop the emissions. To me that is black or white. There are no gray areas when it comes to…

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