Politics and its Discontents: "I’ve Gone To The Dark Side": A Guest Post From The Mound Of Sound

I received this essay from Mound yesterday. He asked me to read it carefully before deciding whether to post it, given its dark, apocalyptic overtones. I acquiesced in the Mound’s request and concluded there was no way I would not put it on my blog, dealing as it does with issues and truths that, as ...

350 or bust: Ecosystem Collapse: A Clarion Call For A New Way of Being Human

* It’s been three and a half years since I began talking about, blogging about, and working for action on, climate change. It took me a while to call myself a “climate activist” but it’s a label that I now wear proudly, although I am starting to prefer the term “fossil fuel abolitionist”.  Like the ...

The Disaffected Lib: The Most Endangered

The Guardian has published a photo essay of the 100-most endangered species at risk today.   If you look at these creatures most may appear insignificant, hardly worth bothering about.   That is if you don’t understand biodiversity and the critical role it plays in making all our lives, well, liveable. Everything is connected.   When you’re sitting ...

350 or bust: We’ve Been Messin’ Where We Shouldn’t Have Been A-Messin’

Climate change, You Scary: In which Hank Green details the five scariest things that will likely happen because of climate change. * Find the Sci Show: Where the science goes on Facebook or follow them on Twitter. Want to know what to do? Go to: Citizens Climate Lobby to join the movement building the political ...