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A Care Package for Climate Grief – Mary Annaïse Heglar

By Dean Walker | February 20, 2019

Feel Something, Learn Something, Do Something: A Care Package for Climate Grief Mary Annaïse Heglar Oct 22, 2018 About two weeks ago, I wrote about my personal journey through climate grief and mourning. The response to that piece, including its subsequent publication in Vox, has been overwhelming to say the very least. Humbling in all…

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Thanatos and Eros in the 21st Century – Umair Haque

By Dean Walker | February 16, 2019

Umair Haque. Medium. February 2019 Thanatos and Eros in the 21st Century (We’re freaked out because) the things we treasure most are dying. So what can we do about it? __________________________ I wrote the other day about how there’s an epidemic of bad vibes sweeping across the globe. Everyone I know feels strangely shaky, anxious,…

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The World is on the Brink of Widespread Water Wars. Dahr Jamail. Truthout.

By Dean Walker | February 14, 2019

Dahr Jamail. (Truthout) My friend Mark Oats, a farmer in Australia, recently sent this note to me: Last night I looked through the Bureau of Meteorology App at the monthly rainfall figures for January, and temperatures. The region around Byron Lismore has had 1.6 percent of average rainfall for January and is 2.6C degrees warmer…

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Dahr Jamail interviewed by Patrick Farnsworth and Rob Seimetz 2018

By Dean Walker | February 12, 2019
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Independent journalist, Dahr Jamail speaks about his new book, The End of Ice – and – his experience of facing the collapse of human and Earth systems.

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Jem Bendell Interview with Amisha Ghadiali – Bali 2018

By Dean Walker | February 12, 2019
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A gorgeous interview between Professor Jem Bendell and Amisha Ghdiali, host of the Future is Beautiful podcast.

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How to Detect a Wetiko Invasion – Krow Fischer – Humans.media – 2017

By Dean Walker | February 12, 2019

(Read this in Humans Media) The sickness of colonial societies. It has been defined by some as “a disease of civilization” and while I understand that viewing point, I would say it is a disease that is incubated in the colonized civilizations. The disease itself is a social cancer, in my mind. Most people I…

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Living Like it Matters – Elizabeth West – Dissident Voice

By Dean Walker | February 12, 2019

(To read article in Dissident Voice) Living Like It Matters Silver Linings in the Very Dark Cloud of Climate Catastrophe by Elizabeth West / February 5th, 2019 We actually do not have all the time in the world, so I am going to be bold.  What you do after you finish reading this is your…

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Plummeting Insect Numbers Threaten Collapse of Nature – The Guardian

By Dean Walker | February 12, 2019

(Read this in the Guardian)   Exclusive: Insects could vanish within a century at current rate of decline, says global review Why are insects in decline, and can we do anything about it? Damian CarringtonEnvironment editor @dpcarrington Sun 10 Feb 2019 13.00 ESTLast modified on Sun 10 Feb 2019 20.00 EST Comments 1,393 The rate of insect…

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Climate Inaction: Denial or Design – Louise LeBrun

By Dean Walker | February 9, 2019

Climate Inaction: Denial or Design? February 6, 2019 by Louise LeBrun Leave a Comment (Read this article on Louise’s site) To others, I leave the task of the clarion call. The task of identifying all that is not right in the world. The task of naming the forces that will move us closer and closer…

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10 actors read 21 poems on climate change – The Guardian

By Dean Walker | February 4, 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2015/nov/20/our-melting-shifting-liquid-world-celebrities-read-poems-on-climate-change A strong bunch of poetry read with heart and skill. A wonderful relief from the Business as Usual world. Enjoy. __________ ‘Our melting, shifting, liquid world’: celebrities read poems on climate change Actors including James Franco, Ruth Wilson, Gabriel Byrne, Maxine Peake, Jeremy Irons, Kelly Macdonald and Michael Sheen read a series of 21…

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