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Antarctica’s Accelerating Ice Collapse: Massive Sea Level Rise in Decades

Antarctica’s Accelerating Ice Collapse: Massive Sea Level Rise in Decades

Imagine Antarctica. Imagine an island, with mountains, peaks, ridges, and valleys. Imagine further that a thick layer of ice covers, not only the surface of the island that lies above the sea but also an extensive portion of the perimeter that is beneath the sea. The peaks are higher above sea level than on any [...]

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Is the Flu Shot Worth the Chemical Cocktail?

Is the Flu Shot Worth the Chemical Cocktail?

With the 2013 flu season peaking from now until April, a question at the top of the debate pile is whether or not to receive a flu shot. Some argue that by not getting yourself vaccinated, you are putting another at risk of exposure to the disease. Others argue that if vaccinations work, then why [...]

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Climate Change: Dying By Two Degrees

Climate Change: Dying By Two Degrees

The End Age for humanity will not be a date known to man, but a point of no return from climate change, about which we shall be as oblivious as if we had sleepwalked out of an airplane without a parachute. Scientists will describe their shock at the free fall, estimate the time of impact [...]

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The Bees’ Vanishing Act

The Bees’ Vanishing Act

Honeybee populations have plummeted in recent years. Simultaneously, government and industry funds to study whether pesticides, mites, or viruses are the root cause of this problem have been granted to American and European researchers. These scientists call the disappearance of the bees “colony collapse disorder”, or CCD, though a more appropriate name would be CCC, [...]

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Is Eco-Socialism a Viable Option to Global Disaster Capitalism?

Is Eco-Socialism a Viable Option to Global Disaster Capitalism?

By Sutapa Chattopadhyay Today, our democratically elected governments are grounded in the conviction that markets should be the sole organizing force of political, social, and economic decisions: an ideology that entirely dislodges welfarist, democratic and uncommodified values from the state. Over the last four to five years, for example, ordinary people throughout Europe have protested [...]

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