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Review: Richard Powers’s ‘The Overstory’ - The Atlantic
Review of dour dystopic view of humans’ egocentric march toward destruction #lemming
forest  environment  climate  change  human  ego  destruction  review  book  novel  Q1  2020  extinction 
yesterday by csrollyson
Find one brave soul
Find one brave soul

The point of the story is to give you some hope. Time and again I have seen people who have had the gumption to give it a go surprised at how relatively simple it turns out to b...
ChangeManagement  ChangeAgents  change  Behavior  from notes
yesterday by rhaley
Not trying new things is a sure way of achieving permanence of immaturity. BLACK SWAN FARMING
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yesterday by rhaley
Patterns of resistance
It is our prejudices and perceptions, fears and uncertainties that stop us from seeing what might be. We tell ourselves it can’t be done and so we don’t even bother. We also preach these beliefs t...
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yesterday by rhaley
The World Climate and Security Report 2020 – International Military Council on Climate and Security
The report is written from the vantage point of international military and security experts, providing a global overview of the security risks of a changing climate, and opportunities for addressing them. via Pocket
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yesterday by joostw
Climate Science Invites Liberal Solutions — or Fascist Ones
All of this underscores the necessity of minimizing temperature rise. But it also suggests that revitalizing faith in liberal, universalist ideals is an indispensable component of “climate readiness.” In 2019, it is banal to say that the environmental movement’s primary challenge is political. By now, advocates are well aware that IPCC reports can’t force governments to mount an aggressive response to the crisis. But there is another, less appreciated dimension of difficulty: Persuading governments to mount an aggressive response to the crisis won’t force them to mount a just response.
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2 days ago by LizFlyntz
David Wallace-Wells on climate: ‘People should be scared – I'm scared’ | Environment | The Guardian
I think the book does a fair amount of hope-giving. The most important thing anybody can do is vote. If people are mobilised, we can relatively quickly usher in – perhaps not globally, but in many of the more important nations – a much stronger commitment to a more aggressive climate policy.
climate  change  communication  interview  profile  David  Wallace-Wells  fear 
2 days ago by LizFlyntz
Giant dams enclosing North Sea could protect millions from rising waters | Environment | The Guardian
via Pocket - Giant dams enclosing North Sea could protect millions from rising waters - Added February 12, 2020 at 09:26PM
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