• Climate
  • Meet the real heros…..

    A group of 64 Dutch climate scientists called for the shuttering of all 11 coal plants, including three that came online this year and cost 5.5 billion euros ($5.85 billion): Prof. dr. Jan Boersema Prof.dr. Theo Beckers Prof. dr. Jeroen van den Bergh Prof. dr. Frank Biermann Prof.dr.ir. Han Brezet Prof. dr. ir. Bert Brunekreef […]

  • capitalism
  • Industrial civilisation headed for ‘irreversible collapse’?

    A new study sponsored by Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly unequal wealth distribution. From the study: “The fall of the Roman Empire, and the equally (if not more) advanced Han, Mauryan, and Gupta Empires, as […]