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climate change



  • Are We All Australians Yet?

    by Tom Engelhardt

    In movie terms, think of Australia as the previews. For most of us, the main feature is still to come. The problem is that the schedule for that feature may not be found in your local paper.


  • Could the Climate Crisis Be “The Good News of Damnation”?

    by Lawrence Wittner

    There is no other solution to the onrushing climate catastrophe than for people and nations to forget their tribal animosities and start behaving as part of a world society. The climate crisis, like the prospect of nuclear annihilation, really is “the good news of damnation.”  And we can only overcome it by working together.


  • The History of Fire: An interview with Stephen Pyne

    by Matthew Crawford

    "Fire is a creation of the living world, but we have defined it as a phenomenon for physics and chemistry...we’ve mostly ignored the ideas and institutions that shape the social half of the equation."



  • The Greatest Scam in History

    by Naomi Oreskes

    Scientists working on the issue have often told me that, once upon a time, they assumed, if they did their jobs, politicians would act upon the information. That, of course, hasn’t happened. Why?


  • On Weather and History

    by M. Andrew Holowchak

    Thomas Jefferson’s Climate-Induced “Philosophical Hangover” Explained.