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Written in Stone: The Silent and Eerie Eloquence of Stone Structures in the Atlantic Trade | EV & N – 311 | CCTV Europeans oversaw the construction of massive stone castles and forts in Africa to conduct the slave trade from the 15th through the early 19th centuries.  These enduring stone structures and their surrounding areas can now be studied in … Continue reading

Sleepwalking Beyond the Point of No Return: Non-thought and Nonsense in High Places | EV & N 309 | CCTV YouTube Version Those in control of the dominant institutions in our society are acting on misplaced metaphors and serious delusions of power in a fragile ecosystem.  The insights of Zheng He, Columbus, Magellan and many others since their … Continue reading

Killing the Soil that Feeds Us: Food, Profit & the Fatal Impact of Petro-Dependent Agriculture | EV & N 308 | CCTV YouTube Version In the face of menacing climate change, agricultural systems around the world are under pressure to produce more food — fast.   In response many “agricultural experts” are promoting the expansion of petro-intensive growing techniques, deploying ever … Continue reading

Greta Thunberg & The Radical Realism of Youth – “…I don’t for one second believe that you will rise to that challenge.”

For further information on the impact of Greta Thunberg’s action and words on global conscience and consciousness see: Greta Thunberg (background information) “Unite behind the science.  That is our demand.” as well as: The Youth Challenge the Fatal Myopia, Greed … Continue reading

This week….The President and Billionaires Fight to Destroy Science and Veto the Future | EV & N – 307 | CCTV YouTube Version Through budget cuts, personnel changes and mobilizing “industry scientists” with questionable credentials and little experience the President and the GOP are destroying science for the pursuit of increasing immediate profits in the extractive fossil carbon industries … Continue reading

‘Beware the Ides of March’- Omens of Unnatural Change, Confusion & Conflict Within Political Elites and the Rising Call for Civic Action | EV & N – 305 | CCTV YouTube Version Government inaction, citizen demands for change and a deteriorating global environment all spell trouble ahead for both the rapidly changing ecosystem and the political elites who do neither understand nor can properly respond to the global … Continue reading

Historical Cartography and the Archaeology of the Atlantic Trade | EV & N – 304 | CCRV YouTube Version A detailed examination of digitized maps of coastlines, rivers and islands can yield new insights about the Atlantic trade with Africa. See related: Old Maps, Picks and Shovels: Steps Toward An Archaeology of the Atlantic Slave Trade … Continue reading

Old Maps, Picks and Shovels: Steps Toward An Archaeology of the Atlantic Slave Trade | EV & N – 303 | CCTV YouTube Version Historical maps can be combined with satellite technology to locate important sites for slave trade archaeology. See related: Historical Cartography and the Archaeology of the Atlantic Trade | EV & N – 304 | CCRV Recalling Some … Continue reading

Truth-Sayers & Soothsayers: The Struggle for a Credible Narrative of the Human Prospect | EV & N – 302 | CCTV YouTube Version We are witnessing a remarkable discrepancy between what public leaders think on climate issues and what the youth understand to be true. With the exception of such luminaries as Sir David Attenborough, Bill McKibben and David … Continue reading

What’s Coming in Harvard’s “Heat Week” 2019? A New Season + New Students + a New Urgency + a New President = a New Divestment Policy? | EV & N 301 | CCTV YouTube Version Harvard has a new President, the climate crisis is getting more acute, new students are on campus. Will there be a new divestment policy?   Will students in 2019 remember what has been achieved in the divestment … Continue reading