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Misplaced Metaphors in the Anthropocene: Beware of the Devastating Power of Cultural Clichés & Misconstrued Metaphors on a Small Planet

In a short volume published decades ago entitled Metaphors We Live By, George Lakoff and Mark Johnson drew our attention to the fact that most of us, most of the time manage to make our way through life and make … Continue reading

Industrial evolution: Can the Green Deal empower business & consumer change? | Euronews Debates

euronews (in English) 15 February 2021 The Green Deal is a set of EU policy initiatives for achieving climate neutrality by 2050, while strengthening Europe’s economic competitiveness and establishing the EU as a global leader in tackling climate change. Goals … Continue reading

Tim Kruger & Dr Steve Smith in conversation: “Beyond zero: the role of negative emission

Oxford Martin School 15 Feb. 2021 Putting the “net” in net zero, nearly all scenarios for climate stabilisation involve not only the reduction of emissions, but also the removal of carbon dioxide from the air. As net zero ambition spreads … Continue reading

Norman Borlaug & The Green Revolution

ndsubeancap– Jan 28, 2012 This video is a tribute to Nobel prize winner, Norman Borlaug, a plant breeder who touched over a billion lives with his determination to stop world hunger. This story features the challenges and successes that Borlaug … Continue reading

“Building Back Better?” vs “Building Back Badly?” – Restorative Ecology vs Resurgent “Growthism:” The Ethical Choice for Human Survival | EV & N 376 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20210131-EV&N-376-Link.html https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/763313 YouTube version Current strategies for “Building Back Better” after COVID-19 and the economic depression it has precipitated will, in fact, aggravate ecological decline and heighten the social divide between the rich and the poor around the world. See … Continue reading

EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE!: Life after COVID-19 | Renata Ávila & Srećko Horvat | OR Books

Edited by Renata Ávila and Srećko Horvat Contributors: Tariq Ali, David Adler, Gael García Bernal, Larry Charles, Noam Chomsky, Brian Eno, Daniel Ellsberg, Kenneth Goldsmith, David Graeber, Johann Hari, Maja Kantar, Stephanie Kelton, Stefania Maurizi, Evgeny Morozov, Maja Pelević, Vijay … Continue reading

In Memorium – Remembering Why Black Lives Matter: A Necessary First Step Toward Making America Great Again | EV & N 375 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20210124-EV&N-375-Link.html https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/761804 YouTube Version Throughout history Black leaders, Black churches, Black civic institutions and Black citizens have been at the forefront of defining and defending democratic principles in America and throughout the world.  This needs to be remembered and celebrated … Continue reading

Janet Yellen Urges Lawmakers To ‘Act Big’ To Revive Pandemic-Stricken Economy | Here & Now

https://dcs.megaphone.fm/BUR1733896956.mp3 January 19, 2021 Janet Yellen is urging lawmakers to pass President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion-dollar economic relief package, despite concerns about the proposal’s large price tag and the mounting national debt. Yellen told Senate lawmakers Tuesday now is the … Continue reading

Myles Allen, Kaya Axelsson, Sam Fankhauser & Steve Smith in conversation: “Net zero – why and how?”

•Streamed live on Jan 18, 2021 The first discussion in the Oxford Net Zero Series, hosted by the Oxford Martin School, hones in on the fundamental motivation of the research programme: ‘Why net zero?’. Join the Oxford Net Zero Initiative’s … Continue reading

Myles Allen, Kaya Axelsson, Sam Fankhauser & Steve Smith in conversation: “Net zero – why and how?”

Oxford Martin School Streamed live on Jan 18, 2021 The first discussion in the Oxford Net Zero Series, hosted by the Oxford Martin School, hones in on the fundamental motivation of the research programme: ‘Why net zero?’. Join the Oxford … Continue reading