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What Common Sense Tells Us About Climate Change

What Common Sense Tells Us About Climate Change

After babbling on with a number of factoids about global population, the land surface area of Texas and so on, the ‘Tennessee Conservative Watch (TCW)” asks “Considering that the earth’s atmosphere extends 50 miles up from the surface, how can anyone with half a brain think that humans can do anything to change the atmosphere […]

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Disasters In 2010: Nine-Tenths Were Severe Weather-Related Events Linked To Climate Change

Disasters In 2010: Nine-Tenths Were Severe Weather-Related Events Linked To Climate Change

Globally, a growing majority of people are starting to understand that climate change and global warming mean extreme weather. Last week New Yorkers were under two feet of snow. In Australia, Queensland is experiencing a flood of biblical proportion that covers an area as big as France and Germany combined. In 2010, floods killed thousands […]

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Endgame: The Problem Of Trivialization

Endgame: The Problem Of Trivialization

On the advice of many Derrick Jensen’s “Endgame” has been on the ‘should read’ list for years, but somehow I have never gotten around to it. More recently a youtube clip of him reading an excerpt was brought to my attention, so I watched that, and then checked out sections of the books that are […]

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Support Our Troops: Stop Climate Change!

Following up on Gilbert Mercier’s Obama’s Afghan Strategy For A War That Can’t Be Won I would like to offer two other perspectives on the Afghan War, the first much more microscopic, the second more macroscopic. To begin I would like to introduce you to the too little known Afghanada, “an award-winning Canadian radio drama […]

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Climate Change: How Can I Be Sure?

One of the most difficult problems communicating science to the public is how to convince someone who does not have a scientific background and cannot take the time to look at the science itself. For someone who is legitimately uncertain and wants to know the truth regardless of what it is, what can one offer? […]

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