Has the Idea of Polar Bears Becoming Extinct Done More Harm Than Good?

A misguided view that the climate crisis is something that will happen elsewhere persists

One of the first campaigns highlighting the dangers of climate change was that of polar bears becoming extinct due to the Arctic melting. The WWF first raised the alarm in the…

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A misguided view that the climate crisis is something that will happen elsewhere persists

Why Nation-States Are Not Set Up to Deal With the Climate Crisis

The effectiveness of nation-states breaks down when faced with global challenges

The climate crisis is the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced. It’s so hard to deal with because it’s a global problem that will affect every one of us in one…

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The effectiveness of nation-states breaks down when faced with global challenges

Bitcoin Has a Filthy Secret (of the Environmental Kind)

Bitcoin has created a bonanza, but its growth comes at a terrible price

“If you’re seeing Bitcoin on a bus, it’s time to buy.” An advert on London’s double-decker buses hints at the cryptocurrencies' remarkable rise to power in a few years. At the…

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Bitcoin has created a bonanza, but its growth comes at a terrible price

We’re Facing Social Collapse So Why The Optimism?

Optimism bias means we believe we can solve the climate crisis, but this is not a problem that can be 'solved.'

A recent letter by eminent scientists expressed their alarm that the climate crisis could lead to social collapse by the end of the century. Climate and Earth Scientists are aware of…

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Optimism bias means we believe we can solve the climate crisis, but this is not a problem that can be 'solved.'

Should Nature Have the Same Rights in Law as People?

Our relationship with nature is one of a destructive controller. To change the relationship, we must integrate nature into the law system.

An explosion on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig in 2010 led to 130 million gallons of crude oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. The explosion was the result of gross…

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Our relationship with nature is one of a destructive controller. To change the relationship, we must integrate nature into the law system.