The United Nations climate talks in Warsaw (Poland) have ended. Environmental groups and country representatives say little has been achieved, with a strong divide between developed and developing nations preventing any meaningful agreement. From the very first day of the meetings which...
In this post, Desmond Berghofer deals with what the next four decades might be like for our grandchildren. His writing on “the moral dimension of economics” paints a “disquieting picture of where current economic thinking and practice are taking...
Sometime in 2011, our species reached 7 billion. This far exceeds the carrying capacity of our planet. Yet few of us are willing to contemplate the notion of population control. The best way - indeed the only way -...
From the Climate Reality Project   The science is settled: Man-made carbon pollution is to blame for the climate crisis. But Big Oil and Big Coal are spending big money to spread lies about climate science. This month, The Climate Reality Project plans to destroy persistent...
The Climate Action Plan set out below could be implemented immediately in any country, without the need for an international agreement to be reached first. This avoids complicated negotiations and verifying implementation and progress in other nations. In nations with...
I'm angry, I'm frustrated and I can no longer just accept the things I cannot change. I WANT TO CHANGE THE THINGS I CANNOT ACCEPT (Editor ~ RollyMontpellier). The Group of Eight - G8 Group of Eight, is an assembly of...
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.” – James Branch Cabell Though I fall in neither group, that favorite quote comes to mind whenever I watch the...
Becoming China’s Bitch is the title of a recent book by author Peter D. Kiernan (former Wall Street executive). The book identifies the entrenched co-dependency with China as one of 10 catastrophes the US must avoid in order to...
Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. The phrase "Common Sense Revolution" has been used as a political slogan to describe 'common sense conservative' platforms in...