Countless red flags have sprung up in recent months indicating a creeping authoritarianism coming into full form. Vigilante forms of far right “justice” have become commonplace, as in the high-profile case of 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the numerous cases of far right violence and intimidation directed at Black Lives Matter activists since nationwide protests erupted in the
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In this excerpt from the new anthology “A Wild Love for the World: Joanna Macy and the Work of Our Times,” journalist Dahr Jamail describes how Macy and her work helped him survive profound war trauma and climate grief. Read the article here in YES! Magazine.
The Shortlist: Three Books Examine Our Changing Earth Read the review here.
The combination of a worsening climate crisis and ongoing human encroachment on the wilds will bring more pandemics. Read the full story at The Cairo Review of Global Affairs
The Navajo Nation has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Indian Country. How will it cope? Read the story here, at Searchlight New Mexico.
It has always been known that the oil and gas industry only survives by way of debt financing. Fracking is capital intensive, and very few companies involved ever actually even turn a profit in excess of the cost of capital. Instead, they have always operated by dependency on cheap money from Wall Street banks to
The climate news was not good this year—all the more reason to fight with renewed vigor in the next. Read the full story at The Nation here.
PEN/E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD For a book that exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of the physical or biological sciences and communicates complex scientific concepts to a lay audience.
The End of Ice makes The Smithsonian’s Top Ten Science Books of 2019.