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Romping through RCPs: powerful CliFi from Tobias Buckell

January 2nd, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tobias Buckell is a prolific and thought-provoking science fiction writer with a number of CliFi (climate fiction) books and short stories. For example, the Arctic Rising series‘ first book is described thusly: Global warming has transformed the Earth, and it’s about to get even hotter. The Arctic Ice Cap has all but melted, and the international […]

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Tags: climate change · climate disruption · Global Warming

Digging mass graves for #climate-driven heat wave in Pakistan: “Thank G-d we are better prepared this time …”

May 23rd, 2016 · Comments Off on Digging mass graves for #climate-driven heat wave in Pakistan: “Thank G-d we are better prepared this time …”

The South Continent is, again, going through a massive heat wave with devastatingly hot temperatures in Pakistan and India. In 2015, the 1,300 killed in the heat wave overwhelmed capacity “and the fast-decaying corpses couldn’t be buried quickly enough.” Here is a sad, yet tangible example of adaptation in the face of mounting climate-change impacts: […]

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Tags: climate change · climate disruption

Start saying everything is related to #climate change. Just start it.

January 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments

Simply put, amid weather extremes occurring within a climate change(d) world, too many are not connecting the dots as to the relationship between climate change and the hottest year on record/North Pole warmth/Mississippi flooding/flowers in a DC garden on New Year’s day/…. This is a repost of a 2011 piece (that has a rich 290 comment discusion […]

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Tags: climate disruption · Global Warming · journalism · media · weather