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In Facing Mass Extinction, We Must Allow Ourselves to Grieve – Dahr Jamail

By Dean Walker | March 20, 2019

(Read the article in Truthout here) In this excerpt from The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption, author Dahr Jamail explains how he learned to process the heartbreaking truth of inevitable climate destruction and the possibility of mass extinction. In 2015, my best friend, Duane French, came…

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Climate Change Has Already Happened – Dahr Jamail (video) March 2019

By Dean Walker | March 20, 2019
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As posted in Truthout. March 2019. Expanding on the remarkable power of his recent book, The End of Ice:Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption, Dahr Jamail speaks from his experience of these times and our predicaments, and generously shares his grief and heart with us.

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A Climate of Change: A Therapeutic Response to Climate Change

By Dean Walker | March 20, 2019

This article was submitted by Joshua Alexander, a member of a newly formed Deep Adaptation Forum in the Coaching and Counseling group. This is a fine example of how many different disciplines intersect in this exploration of how humanity will cope and adapt as we face the collapse of Earth and human systems. Dean Walker…

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When the Heart – From New Zealand with Love – Vimeo: Telling Lives

By Dean Walker | March 18, 2019
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A simple, beautiful and profound message of our essential unity in humanity… our deepest drive, to love. (Original Vimeo link) WHEN THE HEART – M.Leunig When the heart Is cut or cracked or broken, Do not clutch it; Let the wound lie open. Let the wind From the good old sea blow in To bathe…

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Climate Change: Beyond the Tipping Point – Joe Tyndall video

By Dean Walker | March 17, 2019
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This is a rapid-fire chain of very useful and sometimes surprising findings and projections. This video is well worth the time and energy to really take it in.

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Facing Extinction – Catherine Ingram

By Dean Walker | March 14, 2019

Catherine Ingram Facing Extinction facingextinction For much of my life, I thought our species would soon go extinct. I assumed we might last another hundred years if we were lucky. Now I suspect we are facing extinction in the near future. Can I speculate as to exactly when that might happen? Of course not. My…

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Kolibri Terre Sonnenblume – Our Politics and Wars are Killing the Planet

By Dean Walker | March 12, 2019

(read original in CounterPunch) How is it that so few of us ever speak of the unspeakable catastrophe that is our global lust for war, weapons and killing? KTS speaks about those things, in their political wrappings, and invites us to return to sanity…somehow. ___________________ The 2020 US presidential campaign is already underway. With each…

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Civil Disobedience to Stop Ecocide – Roger Hallam – Extinction Rebellion

By Dean Walker | March 12, 2019
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Extinction Rebellion co-founder, Roger Hallam speaks with Chris Hedges on his RT show, On Contact. This is part one of a two part series. An exceptional example of straight, clear communication of truth to power, and to anyone interested in the continuity of life on Earth.

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Why We’re Underestimating the Risks to Human Civilization – Umair Haque

By Dean Walker | March 2, 2019

(read in Medium) Every day lately it seems that I wake up, and I read a slightly more apocalyptic bit of news. Yesterday — that the latest unforeseen casualty of climate change might be the clouds in the sky disappearing (accelerating runaway warming in the blink of an eye.) I confess: I’m worried, my friends. Are you?…

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We are the People of the Apocalypse – John Schumaker – NewInt.

By Dean Walker | March 2, 2019

(Read in Films for Action site) For a culture to avoid self-destruction as it progresses, writes Henry George in his classic 1883 work Social Problems, it must develop ‘a higher conscience, a keener sense of justice, a warmer brotherhood, a wider, loftier, truer public spirit’, while ensuring responsible and visionary leaders who embrace ‘the mental…

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