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“The enemy is physics …”

November 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on “The enemy is physics …”

Courtesy of Grist, Bill McKibben speaks out forcefully.

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Tags: climate change · environmental · Global Warming Founder Bill McKibben Speaks in Ann Arbor

November 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This guest post from B Amer provides one attendee’s perspective on a Bill McKibben speech. As a part of a fundraiser for Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center at least 40,000 people (using Michelle Bachmann math) heard a great, sobering speech last night by the founder of, Bill McKibben. I was fortunate enough to be there […]

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Tags: Energy

Imagine Life Differently: New Year’s Resolution (revisted / reinforced …)

January 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Imagine Life Differently: New Year’s Resolution (revisted / reinforced …)

Global Warming … Peak Oil … Financial meltdown … these all threaten our future prospects, our ability to see a positive future reality for ourselves and descendents. Twenty years ago, the first President Bush stated that “the American Way of Life is not up for negotiation”, showing an inability to imagine catastrophe from non-negotiation and […]

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Tags: climate change · Energy · Global Warming · peak oil

The power of 350 … spreading the word

June 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on The power of 350 … spreading the word

Prior to the industrial era, the atmosphere was at about 280 parts per million of carbon dioxide. Now, we are about 387 and growing at nearly 2 ppm per year. The ‘old’ (a few years ago) scientific consideration was that it seemed we could stabilize, without utterly catastrophic risk, at 450 ppm or below. This […]

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