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Debate: How to report on water conflict and cooperation

News reports can influence negotiations over shared water resources and play a key role in determining if […]

Jean-Marc Jancovici : Will technology save us from Climate Change ? MIT Media Lab

CLIMATE TALK: WILL TECHNOLOGY SAVE US FROM CLIMATE CHANGE? Presented by the Responsive Environments group at the […]

What Does An Ecological Civilization Look Like?

A society based on natural ecology might seem like a far-off utopia—yet communities everywhere are already creating it. As […]

Hydrogen will not be the new oil of the XXI century

Hydrogen will not be the new oil of the XXI century

[Photo: H2 hydrogen molecule – copyright by Shutterstock/Alexander Limbach] For the fourth time over the last fifty […]

Doomsday clock

Doomsday clock panel welcomes Biden win but keeps hands at ‘100 seconds to midnight’

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ measure of the world’s vulnerability to catastrophe, remains at 100 seconds […]

The Monthly Global Change Review #02

Top photo – “The Beach”, Acrylique sur toile (detail ) (2018) © Hadrien de Corneillan A monthly publication […]

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Rethinking Democracy From the Perspective of Political Ecology

This piece originally appeared in Spanish in La Jornada, 1 December 2020. Translation into English by Jane […]

Degrowth and the Unmaking of Capitalism

Liberating our minds from the imperative of endless economic growth and profit maximization is one of the […]

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Why I’m feeling hopeful about the environment in 2021

This year, 2021, a number of things are coming together to help achieve a low-carbon future. In […]

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In-depth Q&A: Does the world need hydrogen to solve climate change?

Hydrogen gas has long been recognised as an alternative to fossil fuels and a potentially valuable tool […]


Chomsky and Prashad: There are 3 major threats to life on Earth that we must address in 2021

Large parts of the world—outside of China and a few other countries—face a runaway virus, which has […]

Fundamental Questions series

Fundamental Questions: Is Green Hydrogen a Thing?

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Fundamental Questions series

Fundamental Questions: What is a Green Hydrogen Economy?

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Fundamental questions

Fundamental Questions: Are We at a Green Energy Turning Point?

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How the European Union could achieve net-zero emissions at net-zero cost

The decarbonization pathways to a net-zero Europe are countless, but not all are cost optimal. We explore […]

Earth on fire (montage)

World pushes ahead with climate action as U.S. remains in limbo

The Biden administration will confront new global climate politics while stuck on sidelines of a Dec. 12 […]

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G20 governments have committed $151 billion to fossil fuels in COVID-19 recovery packages

The new Energy Policy Tracker offers a near-real-time snapshot of public funding commitments and other government policies […]

Biden vowed to ban new drilling on public lands. It won’t be easy.

Climate pledge to halt federal drilling permits faces legal and political obstacles. One of Joe Biden’s boldest […]

Sustainability 101: Indigenuity is not optional

The third video in visually rich 3-part “Post-doom (Collapse & Adaptation) Primer”: This video, “SUSTAINABILITY 101: […]

A simple way to understand what’s happening … and what to do

The world seems to be coming apart at the seams. It’s critical to understand why, so that […]

The Great Unraveling?

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the interconnectedness and fragility of global systems into stark relief. In this […]

Amid Climate Crisis, Many Americans Still Don’t Know What the Green New Deal Is

Americans could be forgiven if the first time they heard about the Green New Deal was during […]

The Plastic Pandemic

COVID-19 trashed the recycling dream. COVID-19 has hit plastic recycling, just as big oil firms are investing […]

Economizing on Economics | Ilan Kelman

No Matter Who Wins

Modern elections—despite their social and political importance—have become more like sporting events than referendums around ideas. We […]

Providing decent living with minimum energy: A global scenario

Highlights: Providing Decent Living with Minimum Energy: A Global Scenario. As ecological breakdown looms, the basic material […]