No, We Should Not Abandon The 2C Target 

by David Roberts- October 3, 2014- GRIST http://grist.org/climate-energy/no-we-should-not-abandon-the-2c-target/ On Wednesday, academics David G. Victor and Charles F. Kennel published apaper in Nature arguing that the international community should abandon the long-held, much-discussed target of limiting global average temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius or less. In its place, they propose a more finely honed set of indicators, including ocean heat […]

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The Impossibility of Growth: why collapse and salvation are hard to distinguish from each other 

Why collapse and salvation are hard to distinguish from each other. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian- 28th May 2014 Let us imagine that in 3030BC the total possessions of the people of Egypt filled one cubic metre. Let us propose that these possessions grew by 4.5% a year. How big would that stash […]

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Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for ‘irreversible collapse’? 

Natural and social scientists develop new model of how ‘perfect storm’ of crises could unravel global system by Nafeez Ahmed, published in “Earth Insight” hosted by The Guardian- March 16,2014 This Nasa Earth Observatory image shows a storm system circling around an area of extreme low pressure in 2010, which many scientists attribute to climate […]

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