Civilization-Ending Climate Change Is Knocking On Our Door 

We are standing in an extinction event.  Many of us started noticing it when the insects began to vanish in large numbers right after the turn of the century. I’ll never forget the day the trucker called into my radio show. It was probably around 14 years ago, and he identified himself as a long-haul trucker who regularly ran a coast-to-coast route from the southeast to the Pacific Northwest dozens of times a year. More

Source: Civilization-Ending Climate Change Is Knocking On Our Door – CounterPunch.org

Human Unwillingness to Surmount the Pandemic Means It’s Unlikely We Will Stop Global Warming 

As I started a week’s vacation Friday evening, I happened upon a film called “Homo Sapiens” (2016) by Austrian filmmaker Nikolaus Geyrhalter that features scenes of abandoned human-built structures around the world in the process of being reclaimed by nature. The effect being that of an eschatological science fiction scenario where our civilization has been More

Source: Human Unwillingness to Surmount the Pandemic Means It’s Unlikely We Will Stop Global Warming – CounterPunch.org

Northwestern Heatwave Sparks Calls for Transformative Climate Action

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