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It’s Not Just the Amazon — Massive Fires Are Burning All Over the World

While the Amazon burns, many other fires are burning across the world, some even larger and more widespread than those in the Amazon.   The fires in the Amazon have been among the top news stories in the world for the past week because it is such an iconic location that is so important to the global ecosystem. However, it is important to note that these events come at a… …

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Don’t Burn Trees to Fight Climate Change / Let Them Grow – By Bill McKibben

Οf all the solutions to climate change, ones that involve trees make people the happiest. Earlier this year, when a Swiss study announced that planting 1.2 trillion trees might cancel out a decade’s worth of carbon emissions, people swooned (at least on Twitter). And last month, when Ethiopian officials announced that twenty-three million of their citizens had planted three hundred and fifty million trees in a single day, the swooning intensified. Someone… …

Theory

How Capitalism Torched the Planet by Imploding Into Fascism- by Umair Haque

Why Catastrophic Climate Change is Probably Inevitable Now –  Sometimes, when I write scary essays, I encourage you not to read them. This one’s different. It’s going to be brutal, scary, jarring, and alarming. But if you want my thoughts on the future, then read away. It strikes me that the planet’s fate is now probably sealed. We have just a decade in which to control climate change — or goodbye,… …

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International Call Against Cop15 United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen December 2009

The catastrophe is real and climate change is one of its many symptoms. The COP15’s inevitable talk of “saving the world from the climate crisis” is an elaborate hoax to disguise the COP15’s true purpose: to restore the legitimacy of global capitalism by inaugurating an era of “green” capitalism. A new rhetoric of “saving the climate” will exist to justify their repression, their fortified borders, their colonial resource wars. To… …

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