Science & Environment

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We are dead: Climate change and Guy McPherson

Climate change is the sickness of our civilization, and the prognosis is bleak.

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Do we really know what to do about the environment?

Individuals opting out of hyper-consumption alone will not save us. We face an institutional challenge; changing our economic and military system is essential.

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Bum rap for the Rapa Nui

The natives of Easter Island were not responsible for the collapse of their population due to over exploitation of natural resources and the destruction of their rain forest.

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Barn owls face armageddon

The barn owl population has declined from use of agricultural poisons and rat and mouse baits so popular in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Worse than we thought: Climate uncertainties turning into harsh facts

Beware uncertainty! It can cut both ways - something the climate change deniers want us to ignore at our peril.

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Climate change is not just about the weather

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is in the process of finalizing the different sections of its massive every-seven-years report. 

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A ridiculous irony of climate change

We can now predict, with 100 percent certainty that climate change will actually result in much more employment for scientists, not because they made it up but rather because it is already starting to affect humanity all over the world.

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Fukushima now a global disaster

More than two years after the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl and after more than two years of denial and cover-up, the Japanese government on Oct. 6, through Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has requested global aid.

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World scientists’ report will sound new climate alarm

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is in the process of finalizing its next report, due to be released in four volumes between Fall 2013 and Spring 2014.

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Energy giants hold workers hostage as environmental time bomb ticks away

Oil and coal companies are using their already powerful leverage with brutal disregard for working people and the environment.

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