Category Archives: Impact

Melting Ice

It seems to me…. “Preventing global warming from becoming a planetary catastrophe may take something even more drastic than renewable energy, superefficient urban design, and global carbon taxes.” ~ Jamais Cascio[1]. The highest average global sea surface temperatures ever recorded … Continue reading

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Reversing Environmental Degradation

It seems to me…. “We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” ~ Margaret Mead[1]. World leaders gathered at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21 or CMP 11, being held in Le Bourget, Paris, on … Continue reading

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Climate Change Sources

It seems to me…. “Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases. The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions.” ~ James Hansen[1]. Climate-change deniers who claim environmental fluctuations to be … Continue reading

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A Hungry World

It seems to me… “Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry.” ~ Norman Borlaug. It has been quite a … Continue reading

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Reverse Global Warming

It seems to me… “If we want to address global warming, along with the other environmental problems associated with our continued rush to burn our precious fossil fuels as quickly as possible, we must learn to use our resources more … Continue reading

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