The first of many “Climate Stories” will be here tomorrow. The Chinese language uses a distinct phrase to distinguish mountains with glaciers from those without. 雪山(XueShan), literally “snow mountain,” refers to mountains that have snow year-round, while mountains that rarely or never have snow are simply called “山”. Climate change threatens the very names, the majesty, … Continue reading 雪山：Can mountains be endangered?
International Divestment Day is coming up. If destroying the natural systems that keep civilisation afloat is wrong, so is profiting from that destruction. The fossil fuel industry is dying a slow death, and it’s time to pull the cord once and for all. It’s time to put your money where your mouth is, and divest … Continue reading International Divestment Day
Read more here: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/1/29/senate-passes-keystone.html Quick facts: A project has passed the senate that will lead to the creation of 36 permanent jobs (according to state department analysis) and untold ecological and economic climate change-related damage. It has already been passed in the house, but President Obama has vowed to veto the bill. Senators voting yes on KXL … Continue reading Keystone XL Passes the Senate, 62-36
View at Medium.com Some incomplete arguments, but a fresh perspective and important points. This weekend I’ll have an update on my plans for the rest of break–the sudden disappearance of my camera and notebooks has changed some things. Continue reading Climate change on the market–comic
Next post will be here by Tuesday. In the meantime, here’s a poem to chew on. “The Idea,” by Mark Strand For us, too, there was a wish to possess Something beyond the world we knew, beyond ourselves Beyond our power to imagine, something nevertheless In which we might see ourselves; and this desire came … Continue reading “The idea”, New post on Tuesday