Category Archives: GCD: Global climate disruption

A warning from the future

We sleep during the day, because anywhere but under the second skin it’s too hot to do anything else. At night we rise, to continue construction of The Project. Some talk of redefining the words ‘night’ and ‘day’ to reduce … Continue reading

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I Can’t Breathe: Solve Racism to Solve Climate

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgVsk8E6IzM Sierra Club: During the street protests and marches of the past two weeks, many people carried signs that read “Racism Is Killing Us.” It’s no exaggeration to say that racism…

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Alternatives to Killing People for the Economy

Originally posted on Cynthia Kaufman:
As the U.S. begins to reopen after being shut down to protect us from spreading Covid-19, many people are beginning to talk about a choice between what is good for the economy and what will…

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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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No COVID-19 Didn’t Stop the Climate Crisis, But It’s Interacting with it in a Bad Way

Originally posted on robertscribbler:
As we stand in the grips of one major global crisis, one whose first wave of mass casualties may finally be starting a merciful down-slope (on April 27, 2020), it’s important not to lose sight of…

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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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21 Questions for 2020: #15

Originally posted on Transition Times:
15. Question for Earth Day: Will humans seize the potential of this corona-induced “time-out” to move towards “conscious evolution”? For some time I’ve been writing with grief and shame about the way humans, particularly my…

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Refuse a return to the status quo

The following is a verbatim message I received from 350.org (‘an international movement of ordinary people working to end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all’). I don’t normally post such; but … Continue reading

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Study: Acting on Climate Will Boost Economy

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvAioTuGCkQ CBS News: One of the main arguments against taking action on climate change has always been that it’s too expensive. But new research finds just the opposite: We can’t afford not to. …

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Remembering Earth Day

Every Earth Day I force myself to look at it. It sits in its place on the wall, oblivious to the new reality. A mute reminder of that time, long ago now; an epoch some consider to be the pinnacle … Continue reading

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