Sunday, December 5, 2021

Tag: earth

Here’s how the climate crisis is impacting the water cycle

The current extreme fluctuation in precipitation across the globe is due in large part to climate change.

Google’s new timelapse shows 37 years of climate change anywhere on...

“Visual evidence can cut to the core of the debate in a way that words cannot and communicate complex issues to everyone.”

Life on the human planet

Focus on the essentials of life, and you’ll discover that one important element is “community.”

A planet of missing beauties

In truth, in this coronaviral moment of ours, our world is being transformed before our eyes into one of missing beauties.

Food at risk as third of plants face extinction

“Extinction is forever, which is a loss not only in terms of their evolution and persistence on the planet, but also a loss to the future of our food.”

Suicide watch on Planet Earth

Even for an old man like me, it’s a terrifying thing to watch humanity make a decision, however inchoate, to essentially commit suicide.

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at highest level since the...

"So, the modern climate change we see is big, really big; even by standards of Earth history."

Human beings are destroying life on Earth but deluding ourselves that...

If you are powerful enough to campaign for change against one or more of the ongoing manifestations of violence in the world, consider doing so strategically so that you have maximum impact.

A planet in crisis

Perhaps if we listen deeply enough and regularly enough, we ourselves will become the song this planet needs to hear.

2018 wasn’t a completely horrible year for the environment

There were bright spots and victories among the attacks on biodiversity, climate and public health.

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As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Former Ohio deputy charged with murder after shooting man in back

Initially on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office since the shooting, Jason Meade retired in July 2021.

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Countdown to World War III?

It may arrive sooner than you think...

How to counter the growing threat of agent provocateurs

Those who want movements to fail will try to lure them into violence. A new handbook shows how to reduce that risk.