Monthly Archives: May 2014

Monbiot: The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System

To succeed is to destroy ourselves. To fail is to destroy ourselves. That is the bind we have created. Ignore if you must climate change, biodiversity collapse, the depletion of water, soil, minerals, oil; even if all these issues were … Continue reading

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Canada’s fossil fuel subsidies total $34 billion

15 May 2014 International Monetary Fund report shows Canadian government aid to oil, gas and coal companies is more than 20 times Environment Canada’s annual budget

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Climate Change Deemed Growing Security Threat by Military Researchers

WASHINGTON — The accelerating rate of climate change poses a severe risk to national security and acts as a catalyst for global political conflict, a report published Tuesday by a leading government-funded military research organization concluded.

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NYT: How the world sees climate change

Perhaps more than people in any other rich nation, Americans are skeptical that climate change is a dire issue. In Pew Research Center surveys conducted last spring, 40 percent of Americans said that global climate change was a major threat … Continue reading

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