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Optimum human population size

ABSTRACT: Although the tremendous size and rate of growth of the human population now influence virtually every aspect […]


Unprecedented Crime: Climate Science Denial and Game Changers for Survival

From the publisher, Clarity Press: In 2017, the heat waves, extreme wild fires, and flooding around the […]

West Kalimantan by Wakx | Flickr | CC BY-NC 2.0

Fatal Errors of Humanity

Yuji Ishiguro outlines two options for the path of humanity, only one of which promotes a peaceful […]

Map of atmospheric CO2 via NASA

Climate mitigation policy as a system solution: addressing the risk cost of carbon

How can climate finance could be most effectively mobilized in response to the goal of limiting global […]

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A degree by degree explanation of what will happen when the earth warms

What are the implications of a warming world? What does an average global increase by two degrees […]

ADB Investment Brings Cleaner Energy to the People's Republic of China | Image by the Asian Development Bank | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

China’s drivers and planetary ecological collapse

Richard Smith considers if China can be the ecological civilization Xi Jinping has promised. In exploring the […]

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Hawai‘i High Court Affirms Citizens’ Right To Protect Environmental Interests Before State Public Utilities Commission

Press Release from Earthjustice on  December 14, 2017 “Honolulu, HI — Today, the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court ruled that […]

Rally against Kinder Morgan oil pipeline on Burnaby Mountain by  Mark Klotz | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

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 […]

Earth Care People Care Fair Share - Melbourne World Environment Day 2011 by Takver | Flickr | CC BY-SA 2.0

Equity and the Ambition Ratchet

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

Balancing Act by Colin Harris | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Fairly sharing 1.5

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