Category Archives: climate change

Nationalisation in all but name

Tim Watkin’s latest piece concludes that: Since we can expect several more energy suppliers to collapse during the winter months, as has happened in the rail industry, we can expect these to be nationalised too. But even this “solution” depends … Continue reading

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Accepting grim realities while maintaining a zest for improving life on earth now

Accepting grim realities while maintaining a zest for improving life on earth now — GREEN DREAMER

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Europe is warming faster than the rest of the world and scientists are puzzled

The conclusions of the COP26 summit, however, offer some hope. More than 100 nations have committed to reduce emissions of methane, which is 80 times more warming than carbon dioxide, by 30% by the end of this decade. About 140 … Continue reading

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The green false deal

Tim Watkins concludes his latest piece: “The problem with the Green New Deal is that it promises to change everything while keeping everything the same. It promises to switch out the energetic basis of modern society as if one were … Continue reading

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Peak Water

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Returning to a 1970s Economy Could Save Our Future

Returning to a 1970s Economy Could Save Our Future We’d contract energy use by half. Shrinking consumption is the solution we can actually live with. Second of two. Andrew Nikiforuk Today | TheTyee.caTyee contributing editor Andrew Nikiforuk is an award-winning journalist whose books … Continue reading

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Tech Won’t Save Us. Shrinking Consumption Will

Copied from the Tyee:   Tech Won’t Save Us. Shrinking Consumption Will Beyond the ‘blah blah blah’ of climate summits lies the real solution our leaders refuse to acknowledge. First of two parts. Andrew Nikiforuk Today | TheTyee.caTyee contributing editor Andrew Nikiforuk is … Continue reading

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Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power

Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power Richard Heinberg October 25, 2021 This essay is based on, and partly extracted from, the book POWER: LIMITS AND PROSPECTS FOR HUMAN SURVIVAL. During the last century, evolutionary biologists developed the idea … Continue reading

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To Match His Climate Rhetoric Boris Johnson Must Axe These Five Projects

To Match His Climate Rhetoric, Boris Johnson Must Axe These Five Projects

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Post-Doom

For those who are not aware of the really gloomy view of the future. Take your choice – from the Post-Doom website. A foreboding sense of climate chaos, societal breakdown, and economic and ecological “doom” is now widespread. Acknowledging our … Continue reading

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