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Climate Crisis and Managed Deindustrialization: Debating Alternatives to Ecological Collapse

Richard Smith makes an argument for ecosocialism as the only alternative if we wish to avoid market-driven […]

Fewer crops are feeding more people worldwide – and that’s not good

Zimmerer, Karl

One day last March I talked with Juliana and Elisa, a mother and daughter who farmed just […]

Open Thread: How are you celebrating this holiday season?

Gavenus, Erika

The MAHB Secretariat wishes you a happy holiday season! We are using this blog post to gather your thoughts […]

Urgent call for continued protection of Bears Ears National Monument

Dear Colleagues, I write to ask you to join me in an urgent call for the continued […]

Keep In Mind: The Thugs Running the U.S. Government Are a Small Part of the Story

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

Everyone seems fascinated by the behavior of the sexual predator who is president of the United States, […]

No Dark in Sight

A photography exhibit exploring light pollution. The project is currently on exhibition at the Diekema-Hamann gallery in […]

The Population Crisis – A Call to Arms

Rimmer, Eric

Paul Ehrlich could not have known when he wrote The Population Bomb with Anne Ehrlich in 1968 that […]

Ice Apocalypse

Rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers could flood coastal cities by the end of this century. As questions […]

Economic de-growth vs. steady-state economy

In this review of the concepts of economic de-growth and a steady-state economy, Kerschner concludes that the […]

Equity and the Ambition Ratchet

Towards a meaningful 2018 Facilitative Dialogue As “an opportunity to assess and correct our collective course,” the […]

We Were Warned: A Great Grandfather’s Perspective

Smith, W. Douglas

This article was originally published by Planet Experts. It can be found here. More articles from Planet Experts […]

Fairly sharing 1.5

National fair shares of a 1.5 °C-compliant global mitigation effort What do national-level fair shares look like […]

Averting Ecocide: We need a Human Survival Index

Cribb, Julian

In the view of most thinking people, the human species is more likely to earn its end […]

Skype a Scientist

Skype a Scientist matches scientists with classrooms to facilitate discussions on what it’s like to be a […]

What, Me Worry? Humans Are Blind to Imminent Environmental Collapse

Accelerating biodiversity loss may turn out to be the sleeper issue of the century. Williem E. Rees […]

Reflections on an Extraordinary Time: Perspectives from a 21st-Century College Student

Marble, Jake

I’m sitting cross-legged, yogi-like, meditating next to a small pond in an endless forest under an endless […]

Reducing Inequalities and Ensuring Access to Basic Needs

Hazra, Srijani

This article was originally published by Alternative Perspectives. The original article can be found here. India is welcoming a trend […]

Racial Inequality and Boundaries of Analysis

Robinson, Keegan

We’re all familiar with the popular understanding of the Black Lives Matter movement, or at least the […]

An Ecolate View of the Human Predicament.

In a follow-up to his often cited article, Tragedy of the Commons, Hardin re-visits the central idea […]

The Blame Game, Testosterone and 2℃

Smith, W. Douglas

This article was originally published August, 2017 by Planet Experts. It can be found here. It is […]

The Amazing Life of Bees –Our Indispensable Partner on Earth

Author Gioietta Kuo presents research on the indispensable relationship between bees and humans, how bees perform their incredible […]

Climate Science Special Report

Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), Volume I This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of […]

Modeling the Dynamics of the Integrated Earth System and the Value of Global Ecosystem Services Using the Gumbo Model

The authors developed a global unified metamodel of the biosphere (GUMBO) to simulate the integrated earth system […]

Climate Change: The Defining Health Challenge and Opportunity of the 21st Century

On November 1, 2017 the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health hosted a panel to […]

Sustainability Economics: where do we stand

In this overview of environmental economics, resource economics and sustainable economics, Ayres also describes the economic growth […]

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