Posts Tagged ‘ climate instability ’

Democracy Is the Planet’s Biggest Enemy – Foreign Policy

Young people care a lot about climate change—but most of them can’t vote. Here’s how governments can adapt to accommodate them.

Source: Democracy Is the Planet’s Biggest Enemy – Foreign Policy

‘Climate Despair’ Is Making People Give Up on Life – VICE

GRETA THUNBERG, THE YOUNG SWEDISH ACTIVIST WHO HAS SPOKEN ABOUT HER STRUGGLES WITH DEPRESSION. MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/GETTY IMAGES

“It’s super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history.”

Source: ‘Climate Despair’ Is Making People Give Up on Life – VICE

A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

What if we actually pulled off a Green New Deal? What would the future look like? The Intercept presents a film narrated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Source: A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Zeitgeist Spam: “Shell knew about climate threat decades ago” (reposted from Climate and Capitalism) [JBR Note: they knew long before the 80s, but at least there’s this paper trail]

Source: Zeitgeist Spam: “Shell knew about climate threat decades ago” (reposted from Climate and Capitalism) [JBR Note: they knew long before the 80s, but at least there’s this paper trail]

Climate Scientists leave US for France (reposted from the Guardian; not their headline) – Zeitgeist Spam

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Camille Parmesan: ‘We are now sure of what we only suspected years ago. Policy needs to catch up with science.’ Photograph: Lloyd Russell/University of Plymouth

Climate Scientists Leave U.S. for France

 

Planetary – Real Art Ways

Planetary – Real Art Ways.

The Anthropocene and the End of Postmodernism | Deterritorial Investigations Unit

The Anthropocene and the End of Postmodernism | Deterritorial Investigations Unit.

Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF | Environment | The Guardian

Rubbish dumped on the tundra outside llulissat in Greenland stand in stark contrast to icebergs behind from the Sermeq Kujullaq or llulissat Ice fjord – a Unesco world heritage site. Photograph: Global Warming Images/WWF-Canon

Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF | Environment | The Guardian.

NeverEnding Story: Cool Announcement: Environmentally Conscious Poems for the Peoples Climate March

silence
seeks the center
of every tree and rock,
that thing we hold closest –
the end of songs
– Michael McClintock

NeverEnding Story: Cool Announcement: Environmentally Conscious Poems for the Peoples Climate March.

noto bene: 310,000 people participated in the Climate March in New York City on Sunday, Sept 21, 2014 !

Hold The Thought: The Next 3.5 Years | FOP

 

Gozan no Okuribi (五山送り火), aka Daimonji (大文字), Kyoto, Japan, image cc via Vincent Follézou

Hold The Thought: The Next 3.5 Years | FOP.