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Divest! - Then What?

Rob Hopkins    Jul 28, 2014  &/bsp;

Last year when I visited the US, Peter Lipman (Chair of Transition Network) and myself had supper with representatives from 3 large philanthropic organisations there.  At one point, Peter … >>

Changing People's Minds about Fossil Fuels

Bill McKibben    Jul 11, 2014  &/bsp;

Word came recently that both the Philadelphia Quakers and the Unitarian General Assembly have decided to divest from fossil fuels. It followed by few weeks the news that the Roman Catholic … >>

Bottom Up, Top Down

Richard Heinberg    Jun 20, 2014  &/bsp;

How can we reverse course to avert an unprecedented series of crises that might entail massive human mortality and the more or less permanent crippling of planetary ecosystems? ... >>

IEA Says the Party’s Over

Richard Heinberg    Jun 5, 2014  &/bsp;

The International Energy Agency has just released a new special report called “World Energy Investment Outlook” that should send policy makers screaming and running for the exits ... >>

Wildfires in the Western U.S. Are on the Rise, Posing Threats to Drinking Water

Sandra Postel    May 1, 2014  &/bsp;

For water managers, the new research is a clarion call to begin action now to safeguard water supplies originating in watersheds prone to fire. ... >>

Communicating climate change following extreme weather events

Rob Hopkins    Mar 21, 2014  &/bsp;

An interview with George Marshall of Climate Outreach Network. ... >>

The Purposely Confusing World of Energy Politics

Richard Heinberg    Feb 11, 2014  &/bsp;

Life often presents us with paradoxes, but seldom so blatant or consequential as the following. Read this sentence slowly: Today it is especially difficult for most people to understand our … >>

Holmgren’s ‘Crash on Demand’: be careful what you wish for

Rob Hopkins    Jan 16, 2014  &/bsp;

It is a rare occurence that I disagree with David Holmgren.  One of my heroes, and the co-founder of permaculture, I generally find his intellect formidable, his insights on permaculture … >>

The Climate-PR Puzzle

Richard Heinberg    Nov 18, 2013  &/bsp;

If we hope to avert climate apocalypse in the decades ahead, we must make fundamental changes to industrial society. ... >>

Let’s talk about Bushfires, Climate Change and Coal

Paul Gilding    Oct 22, 2013  &/bsp;

It’s easy to understand why there’s widespread support for politicians and others who argue we shouldn’t talk about climate change in the middle of a bushfire emergency. When … >>