Posts Tagged: climate change
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
Where other climate change documentaries may counsel despair, Naomi Klein's "This Changes Everything" offers hope.
What if world leaders, starting with the U.S., took seriously Pope Francis' call to treat global crises as moral issues?
By the time my child is teenager, the climate may already be past the point of no return. How does one parent on the brink of catastrophe?
Were it not for Republicans, developments to mitigate global warming would be cause for celebration.
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.
The impulse to "boldly go" has gotten humanity into a mess of trouble.
The world's two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.