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Five of best available climate-change fictions

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th July 2017

From the dystopias of Cormac McCarthy and Margaret Atwood to a biopunk thriller and a teen humor these are some of best available legends of ecological peril The Road by Cormac McCarthy Theres a brief including references to nuclear onrush a abrupt shear of sun and then a series of low concussions but the slow […]

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Climate change impacting ‘most’ species on Earth, even down to their genomes

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th July 2017

Three recent studies point to just how broad, bizarre, and potentially devastating climate change is to life on Earth. And weve only seen one degree Celsius of warming so far. Climate change is rapidly becoming a crisis that defies hyperbole. For all the sound and fury of climate change denialists, self-deluding politicians and a very […]

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The 13 hopeless crises that mankind now faces | George Monbiot

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th July 2017

From Trump to climate change, this multiheaded crisis foreshadows breakdown. And theres no hope of exiting the other side if political alternatives are shut down Please dont read this unless you are concern strong. This is a list of 13 major crisis that, I feel, confront us. There is perhaps more. Satisfy feel free is […]

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How to fix climate change: apply metropolis , not countries, in charge | Benjamin Barber

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th July 2017

It cant be left to dysfunctional society states to tackle but as Oslo and Seoul have shown, metropolitan cores can rise to the challenge of global warming Climate change is the most urgent objection facing humankind. Other editions realize headlines: terrorism kills; difference alters daily life for billions around the globe. But climate is paramount, […]

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How a year of gales and drought has changed one child’s education.

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th July 2017

When I think of the third largest grade, I think of a classroom. Chairs, tables … a blackboard, of course. A knapsack, pencils, article. John’s in the third tier too, and he’s got all that plus a bunch of classmates, what seems to be a pretty nice schoolteacher, and access to his natural world. All […]

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UN committee may again consider listing Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd July 2017

Exclusive: Advocates, scientists and NGOs urge the UN to pressure Australia to do more to protect the world heritage site The Great Barrier Reef could be considered again for the purposes of an in danger rostering by the United Nations World Heritage Committee in accordance with the ravaging bleaching this year, the Guardian can reveal. […]

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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef suffered its worst die-off on account

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd July 2017

Scientists assess coral fatality on Zenith Reef following the bleaching occurrence, Nov. 2016. Image: Andreas Dietzel, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies During the past two years, Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef sustained its largest die-off ever recorded with an average of 67 percentage of corals in one sphere sworn dead, scientists said […]

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What is modern living like for parties in the Arctic Circle? These native creators will show you.

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st July 2017

It didn’t take long for Khadry Okotetto to recognize he wasn’t cut off for their own lives in finance. Born in the remote Siberian tundra, well beyond the towns and superhighways, Khadry didn’t learn Russian until “hes been” mailed off to boarding school at age 7. His native tongue is that of the Nenets, one […]

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US and China contribute push to return Paris climate deal into force early

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th June 2017

Early start date would add force for deeper releases slice and fasten a future US president into the deal for four years The US and China are producing a push to make the Paris climate accord into force much faster than even the most optimistic estimates aided by a typographical hitch in the text of […]

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Why it’s absolutely fine that sea levels are rising and I’m altogether not panicking at all.

Published in Odd and Fun on 29th June 2017

Hi. So … good-for-nothing to worry about here but … scientists have discovered that sea levels are rising faster than they have in 2,800 years. I know, I know. I know that chimes very bad, but it’s penalty. It’s fine. Really. I’m not worried about it. It’s just the fate of countries around the world […]

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