Seven Mega-Trends that Could Stop Climate Change – Or, the Movements that are Attempting to Remake Our System into One that Supports All Life on Earth

I couldn’t resist sharing this article from The Guardian: “The Seven Megatrends that Could Beat Global Warming: ‘There is Reason for Hope’.” Damian Carrington talks about a lot of interesting solutions that have the potential to be scaled up to what’s needed to halt global climate change. For instance his solution #1, plant-based and lab-grown meat alternatives, could […]

Environmentalism: The Greatest Obstacle and Threat to the Trump Administration

Just last week The Guardian published an interview that is short but very telling about Donald Trump’s administration: in it Myron Ebell, the man who was tasked by Trump to lead the “transition” of the Environmental Protection Agency (and who is now back at his old position at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, i.e. a far-right pro-corporate “think tank”), said […]

President Obama Creates the Largest Marine Reserve in the World!

Now for a bit of positive news: at the end of August, President Obama created the largest marine reserve in the world by expanding Hawaii’s Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument to 4 times its original size. The monument – which was originally created by President George W. Bush in 2006 and was designated a World Heritage site in 2010 […]