Category Archives: News and politics

Something Snapped

Originally posted on The Pilgrimage:
I’m not racist. Neither are most of the white people I know. But finally, at long last, I’m starting to have an inkling that, given our nation’s history and track record (ugh. No pun intended),…

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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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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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This is NOT natural

Originally posted on Open Mind:
This graph should be on every billboard in the U.S. Paleo from PAGES2K: https://figshare.com/collections/Global_mean_temperature_reconstructions_over_the_Common_Era/4507043 combined with the surface temperature from Cowtan & Way http://www-users.york.ac.uk/~kdc3/papers/coverage2013/had4_krig_std.temp

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A haiku for Earth Day 2020

The future is bright As long as we do what’s right Don’t give up the fight I’m dedicating this haiku to Earth Day 2020 (22 April), the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate … Continue reading

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The Upside Of War

Originally posted on I Write Her:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aALZFDg0TfY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1uU4JfCtcfx8Mxtv5vRH4U0NQCIdziGRiOU4t1G5c3W6ivWK-X-k_uSOE Inspired by Reena’s Exploration Challenge #128 every negative situation has the power to become a positive force for cultural shift lives are lost but lives will be saved in the future from what…

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People of Earth: may I have your attention, please?

Following on from my last post, here’s something that truly deserves to go viral: H/T to Peter Sinclair.

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We the people #Allthepeople

Where common memory is lacking, where people do not share in the same past, there can be no real community. Where community is to be formed, common memory should be created. — Georges Erasmus, Dene Elder Now, you could argue … Continue reading

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Can Bezo’s Billions Move the Needle on Climate?

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYDV5BC-LPs Verge: Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he would be committing $10 billion to fight climate change through a new fund called the Bezos Earth Fund. He announced new…

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