Sober Data

Uninhabitable Earth – Annotated. David Wallace Wells

In 2017 David Wallace Wells posted what would become New York Magazine’s most read article ever. This is a fully annotated version of the same article. The notes are well worth making time for. This article will surely be seen as a massive turning point for our collective attention. Enough to move us into substantial…

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Understanding Ecological Grief, By Neville Ellis

Reposted from Alternet   We are living in a time of extraordinary ecological loss. Not only are human actions destabilising the very conditions that sustain life, but it is also increasingly clear that we are pushing the Earth into an entirely new geological era, often described as the Anthropocene Research shows that people increasingly feel…

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Extinction Anxiety, By Randy Morris, Ph.D.

(Address for “Psyche and the Spirit of the Times: Psychoanalyzing Trumpism” given at Antioch University Seattle.)   In order to talk about extinction anxiety I first need to address epistemological anxiety, otherwise, you won’t know if what I am saying to you is a bunch of ‘fake news’ served up by yet another privileged white…

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Collapse Data Cheat Sheet

  Reposted from Reddit: Collapse ► 99% of Rhinos gone since 1914. ► 97% of Tigers gone since 1914. ► 90% of Lions gone since 1993. ► 90% of Sea Turtles gone since 1980. ► 90% of Monarch Butterflies gone since 1995. ► 90% of Big Ocean Fish gone since 1950. ► 80% of Antarctic…

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Telling the Climate Truth. Gaius Publius.

This article in Naked Capitalism and Down With Tyranny, is as strong an expression of climate realism and sober strategizing as I’ve seen. Of the now many responses to the David Wallace-Wells NY Magazine article, this one nails it for me and us here at Living Resilience.   Living Resilience readers looking for other sober…

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