“The analysis finds that the misleading citations include broad dismissals of human-caused climate change, rejections of climate science as a body of knowledge, and disparaging comments about individual
According to a Washington Post poll published in July, only 18% of Americans view climate change as their top environmental concern. Compare this to 33% who said so in 2007, (amidst a highly publicized IPCC report and… Continue reading
Last week, I was fortunate to be an attendee at the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training with Al Gore. A thousand people from around the world- 58 countries and 47 US states- made the pilgrimage to San Francisco to be part of this training and that alone was truly inspirational. Bette Midler was in the house. Grammy Award winner… Continue reading
With the drought affecting over 60% of the US this year, lots of people are paying attention to water scarcity issues. In a warming world, there will be higher levels of evaporation. That means some places will encounter more arid conditions that will lead to drought.
Since water is a greenhouse gas, more water in the atmosphere means more warming. This is called a… Continue reading
I just finished the latest book, Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World, by farmer/author/educator extraordinaire Joel Salatin.
This book is overflowing with the type of contemplative life wisdom you’d expect from a Buddhist monk. Ponder this little gem:
The Energy and Enterprise Initiative has a new video out and you should see it.
Worms are industrious, tireless workers. Did you know worms never sleep? They eat our garbage and turn it into productive soil. Worms can be kept in a small bin with no odor in an apartment or small space. They are part of the solution to our collective nature deficit disorder. It’s no wonder that… Continue reading | 2 Comments
“Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.”- Albert Einstein
As Rio+20 closes, once more the international negotiation process is deemed a failure to reverse the trajectory that will take us off the climate cliff. The process that went on inside the conference rooms was again out of sync with the reality going on here, on planet earth. While lacking a plan for concrete… Continue reading
On June 21st, Democracy Now interviewed Severn Cullis-Suzuki at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. Twenty years before, 12-year-old Severn Suzuki delivered an impassioned plea for the UN Delegates at the first Rio Summit to “make your… Continue reading