Category Archives: Energy

Banks found complicit in rainforest destruction

Since 2009, 19 banks — despite having policies on advancing human rights, sustainability, and climate change — have financed US$10 billion for approximately 155 million barrels of dirty crude destined for refineries in the United States. But they aren’t only … Continue reading

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How to solve all the world’s problems

We’ve never been here before. As I think the majority of us all aware, our world is facing a series of global crises, which include (but are not limited to): climate change the unremitting attack on the world’s rainforests the … Continue reading

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A brown new deal | The Consciousness of Sheep

Those lucky enough to die of old age often fall into a very peaceful state – not dissimilar to the deep relaxation sought after by meditation practitioners – from which they simply slip away. Since 1958, though, one of the … Continue reading

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Cabinetto reshuffle

I’m celebrating Towel Day (now just eight days away, froods!) early with an attempt at Deb Whittam’s ’42 Words’ challenge #5 (‘cabins’). I hope you like it! After The Fall we learned to live in harmony with nature. We harvested … Continue reading

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Corona Crisis Reveals We Need Systemic, not Just Individual Change

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
Climate change is not your fault. The fossil fuel industry has been spending a lot of money to subtly introduce the idea that if only you, just you, would change your…

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The case for optimism on climate change

March, 2016: This video may be four years old, but it still shows promise…. (25 mins) November, 2018: Trump is on the scene now — but can he stop a steamroller? (6 mins) April 2020: Coronavirus and climate change (51 … Continue reading

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What Big Oil knew about climate change

This fifteen minute video details what the oil industry has known, for decades, about how its activities would affect the planet — and what they did about it. Their activities were profoundly successful, as evidenced by the multitudes who are, … Continue reading

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What on earth are we going to do?

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
A very powerful essay from George Monbiot. Today and tomorrow I am posting essays that have nothing to do with dogs! Today, I am sharing George’s gloom about the future, tomorrow I am sharing…

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Arctic Melting as Europe Freezes. Where Where Have I seen this Before? Oh, Yeah Science.

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
https://twitter.com/rahmstorf/status/968036167194169345 And, oh yeah, I’ve been bringing you those voices for years now, at this blog, thru these videos. You’re welcome. Hey, don’t get mad at me. Andrew Freedman in Mashable:…

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Bill Maher on new rules for old fools

… and, finally, new rule: Before Americans can laugh at how pathetic Cubans are for driving those old patched-up cars instead of getting new ones, we have to explain why that’s what we’re doing with our healthcare system, our voting … Continue reading

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