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Can Climate Change Cure Capitalism? by Elizabeth Kolbert | Naomi Klein

Elizabeth Kolbert December 4, 2014 Issue This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein Simon and Schuster, 566 pp., $30.00 Naomi Klein; drawing by James Ferguson Every fall, an international team of scientists announces how much carbon dioxide … Continue reading

Elizabeth Kolbert: Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Forum Network Published on Mar 20, 2014 New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert discusses topics from her new book, Field Notes from a Catastrophe. Americans have been warned since the late 1970s that the buildup of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere … Continue reading

The Sixth Extinction: Elizabeth Kolbert on How Humans Are Causing Largest Die Off Since Dinosaur Age

freespeechtv   Published on Feb 11, 2014 In the history of the planet, there have been five known mass extinction events. The last came 65 million years ago, when an asteroid about half the size of Manhattan collided with the Earth, … Continue reading

The Sixth Extinction: Elizabeth Kolbert on How Humans Are Causing Largest Die-Off Since Dinosaur Age

democracynow Published on Feb 11, 2014 http://www.democracynow.org – In the history of the planet, there have been five known mass extinction events. The last came 65 million years ago, when an asteroid about half the size of Manhattan collided with … Continue reading

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History: Elizabeth Kolbert

A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes Over the last half a billion years, there have been five … Continue reading

Elizabeth Kolbert: Obama’s Keystone Decision : The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2013/05/27/130527taco_talk_kolbert Comment:Lines in the Sand by Elizabeth Kolbert May 27, 2013 When the milestone was passed, Keeling’s son Ralph, a geochemist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, glossed the event as follows: “It means we are quickly losing the possibility … Continue reading

Geoengineering Watch | Exposing the climate engineering cover-up

SRM SAG-SRM For further information on Harvard Project see: The Enormous Risk of Atmospheric Hacking | Bill McKibben | The New Yorker Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future: Elizabeth Kolbert Can Geo-Engineering Fix Earth’s Climate? | Full Report … Continue reading

The Enormous Risk of Atmospheric Hacking | Bill McKibben | The New Yorker

Sweden may soon be the site for a test of geoengineering technology.Photograph by Markus Thomenius / Alamy ometime in the next two weeks, an independent advisory committee is expected to issue a recommendation on a request from a team of … Continue reading

The Climate Crisis Newsletter

Sometime in the next two weeks, an independent advisory committee is expected to issue a recommendation on a request from a team of Harvard scientists to fly a balloon from Kiruna, in Sweden’s Lapland region. The team would test a … Continue reading

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

Elizabeth Kolbert, New Yorker Radio,  11-14 minutes http://ecoethics.net/YSOLI/201907-Colonialism/Audio/Elizabeth-Kolbert-Why-Facts-Dont-Change-our-Minds.mp3 In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had … Continue reading