I strongly recommend the following two interactive articles about the great climate migration. Part 1, “The Great Climate Migration,” shows how roughly 20% of the currently populated parts of the world will become virtually uninhabitable in about 50 years. Part 2, “How Climate Migration Will Reshape America,” explores how the climate crisis will increasingly affect migration patterns within the United States. All this raises the question, “where will these climate refugees go?” Continue reading Climate Migration
The new film, “Planet of the Humans” is exceedingly controversial with some calling for it to be taken down. I’ll begin with a disclaimer. I’m not an expert in climate science, population issues, or renewable or nuclear energy, so judge my comments accordingly. Continue reading Review of “Planet of the Humans”
Combating the fire on the Deepwater Horizon.
Over the last few weeks I’ve discussed the recent UN report on the destruction of the ecosystem, and Jared Diamond’s and Bill McKibbon’s worries about whether the human race we will survive our current crises. Continue reading Reflections on the (Real Possibility) of the End of the World
In my last post, I discussed some of the key themes in Jared Diamond’s new book Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis. Today I’d like to do the same for Bill McKibben new book Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? Continue reading The Basics of Bill McKibben’s, “Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?”