Resources

Talk with Paul Ehrlich: The Origins of Civilization’s Ghastly Future

Eminent American biologist Paul Ehrlich, Stanford professor and National Academy of Science member, will present an exclusive webinar […]

The Monthly Global Change Review #08

Top photo: “Climate Talking” (linocut) © John Cloake A monthly publication by Lyon Urban School (Université de Lyon), written […]

Measuring the Ecological Impact of the Wealthy: Excessive Consumption, Ecological Disorganization, Green Crime, and Justice

Abstract Ecological disorganization stemming from conspicuous consumption practices is understudied in the social sciences. In this analysis, […]

Capitalism is killing the planet – it’s time to stop buying into our own destruction

Instead of focusing on ‘micro consumerist bollocks’ like ditching our plastic coffee cups, we must challenge the […]

Carbon inequality in 2030

Per capita consumption emissions and the 1.5⁰C goal The world’s richest 1% are set to have per […]

The scientists fighting to save the ocean’s most important carbon capture system

The population of kelp forests, which help clean the air, has fallen dramatically. That has environmentalists worried. […]

The ‘queen of vegan cheese’ wants to change the dairy industry

Miyoko Schinner has been on a years-long quest to make tasty vegan cheese. Now she wants to […]

2050: what happens if we ignore the climate crisis – video explainer

We envision two scenarios: what life could look like in 2050 if we do nothing, and what […]

The climate disaster is here

Earth is already becoming unlivable. Will governments act to stop this disaster from getting worse? The enormous, […]

Is democracy getting in the way of saving the planet?

Our climate is in crisis, but authoritarians and technocrats don’t have the answers. What the Intergovernmental Panel […]

Population, Ecological Footprint, and the Sustainable Development Goals

Abstract  The Anthropocene can be read as being the era when the demand humanity makes on  the […]

The End of Hitchhikers Inc? How Failure to Manage Population and Consumption have led to Climate Emergency

Preface This booklet is the outcome of my personal journey as I wrestled with the state of […]

Tennessee floods show a pressing climate danger across America: ‘Walls of water’

‘Climate change has come barging through the front doors of America’ Janet Rice never suspected that Trace […]

The Monthly Global Change Review #07

Top photo: “Fracture” (detail) © Jannick Deslauriers A monthly publication by Lyon Urban School (Université de Lyon), written […]

Fast fashion’s waste model is going out of style

Recycling won’t solve the rag trade’s waste problem. Waste is an undeniable part of the fast-fashion business […]

Solving the Climate Crisis Requires the End of Capitalism

Originally published October 9, 2021 in Salon It’s time to face the fact that resolving the climate crisis will require […]

The Most Important Climate Action You Can Take? We Asked Paul Hawken

A Tyee interview with the eminent environmentalist on his new book, ‘Regeneration.’ A record-breaking heat wave, a […]

The hottest number in conservation is rooted more in politics than science

The goal to protect 30 percent of the Earth is more arbitrary than you might think. Right […]

a wave made of oil

Opinion: The California oil spill is a disaster for birds — and a warning about fossil fuels’ threat to the planet

Peter H. Gleick is a hydroclimatologist, a MacArthur fellow and a member of the U.S. National Academy […]

The false promise of massive tree-planting campaigns

Large tree-planting initiatives often fail — and some have even fueled deforestation. There’s a better way. On […]

The Monthly Global Change Review #06

Top photo – “What is important now” (2021) – detail © Thierry Geoffroy / Colonel A monthly […]

Unextractable fossil fuels in a 1.5 °C world

Abstract Parties to the 2015 Paris Agreement pledged to limit global warming to well below 2 °C and […]

Almost All of The World’s Coal Is Now ‘Unextractable’, Scientists Warn

The vast majority of the world’s fossil fuels are effectively “un-extractable” and must remain in the ground […]

World’s experts report on tackling biodiversity and climate change

A workshop report by 50 of the world’s leading biodiversity and climate experts states that unprecedented changes […]

Joe Biden photo with loudspeakers

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

As Biden unwinds dozens of Trump’s energy and environmental policies, he’s forging his own. In the scorching […]