My new book Abolish Oil Now! just came out a few days ago. I've been working on it for two years, so I'm glad that it has come out in time for the COP26 United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, starting at the end of October. This is the 26th year that leaders of the world's nations have met to avert the threat of runaway climate disruption. And despite … [Read more...]
Ways to reduce and prepare for climate change, while conserving peak natural resources and preventing pollution and waste.
We originally published this piece in September of 2010, but because we still get comments from climate science deniers, as a service to our readers, we've just updated it and published it again. -- Editor We've all had the experience: Arguing with somebody who doesn't believe that climate change is real. You know there's no way to win. You'll never convince a real science … [Read more...]
If you think that climate change is turning out to be worse than anyone had thought, it's not hard to find people who agree with you. Just check out some recent headlines: "Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change" says Scientific American"The Oceans are Warming Faster than Scientists Thought," says CNN"Destruction from Climate Change will be … [Read more...]
"If we want to tackle climate change, we can," writes Apollo Program historian Charles Fishman. "It can be solved with a moonshot in the sense of rallying Americans to a purpose, to a mission, to something that takes incredible effort. With leadership and clarity of purpose. We just need to be asked." On the 50th anniversary of humanity's first trip to another planet, … [Read more...]
This article is the second in a series that compares today's fight for climate solutions with the successful movement to abolish slavery in the nineteenth century. Read the first installment, "The Fight against Climate Change Must Become the New Abolitionism." Recently, Congress considered whether African Americans should receive financial compensation for centuries of … [Read more...]