Author Archives: Neil Dawe

Life in a ‘degrowth’ economy, and why you might actually enjoy it

The global predicament e used to live on a planet that was relatively empty of humans; today it is full to overflowing, with more people consuming more resources. We would need one and a half Earths to sustain the existing … Continue reading

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Could the 2C climate target be completely wrong? | Environment |

he global warming goal that nearly 200 governments have agreed on should be ditched, say scientists writing in Nature via Could the 2C climate target be completely wrong? | Environment |

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Sharing a (Not So) Living Planet | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Sharing a (Not So) Living Planet s further evidence comes to light of how our economic systems are decimating the natural world, sharing is fast emerging as the central theme in the discourse on how to ensure prosperity for all … Continue reading

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Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF | Environment | The Guardian

he number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years, according to a new analysis. Creatures across land, rivers and the seas are being decimated as humans kill them for food in unsustainable numbers, while polluting … Continue reading

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2014 on Track to be Hottest Year on Record | Climate Central

ust days after NASA data showed that August 2014 was the warmest August on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed the ranking and raised the ante: There’s a good chance 2014 could become the warmest year on record. … Continue reading

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OK, we get it! But are we being effective? | MAHB

AHB has joined the ranks of the environmental movement, which, for over 50 years has been hard at work telling us that the global environment is a mess. We get it! The trouble is that even a glance in the … Continue reading

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