Even in environmentalist circles, overpopulation is still too often cited as the main cause for the ongoing environmental degradation. Looking at the name of this website and of our Facebook communities, one can guess that overpopulation is often brought up. It’s a very intuitive way of looking at the ecological crisis and it goes something … Read more The overpopulation of a**holes is the real crisis
Now that Biden is elected president we get to sit back and watch the man, who says that climate change is the biggest issue facing the country, take all the necessary measures to stop the climate crisis and preserve the existence of our civilization. Right? The Paris agreement kinda sucks After all, Biden kept his … Read more Biden is president, the climate crisis is solved? Not even close.
“It is impossible to exaggerate the awesome nature of the challenge we face: to determine, within the next few years, whether organized human society can survive in anything like its present form,” – Noam Chomsky We celebrate Earth Day during a global crisis of unprecedented scale and complexity, and I’m not talking about the pandemic. … Read more Celebrating Earth Day in the midst of the biggest crisis in human history
I really wanted to share this powerful Bernie quote from the last CNN debate. All the candidates for the nomination of the Democratic party are paying lip service to the issue of climate change, but I haven’t heard anything as strong and resounding from any other candidate yet. Bernie attacked the oilygarchs in an unprecedented … Read more Bernie classifies the OILYGARCHS as criminals
The climate is something huge, abstract and imperceivable to our human senses, while the weather is something that we experience intimately every day. Extreme weather events get media attention and we get to talk a lot about them. Heatwaves, hurricanes, tornadoes, arctic vortexes, etc, captivate the individual and collective attention. As the warming of the … Read more Climate deniers, extreme weather events are not a proof of climate change !
We know that the ever-increasing demand for animal products is hurting the environment. But can we really do something about it? I know that reducing my consumption on a personal level will not be enough to end deforestation or climate change, but I’m trying to implement as many changes to my lifestyle as I can … Read more Plant-eaters are having a huge impact
The race for the presidential election in 2020 is already in full swing. Many American voters, and certainly all of my readers, are concerned with the protection of the environment. Can they choose a candidate that will deliver the kind of radical change that we need to see in order to avoid some of the … Read more There is only one candidate that could help the environment. Here’s why :
I hope that most people would agree with that statement : the people who are alive today have the responsibility to stir humanity towards a future where the planet is still capable of sustaining human civilization. This kind of responsibility appears to be unique in human history. After all, human-induced ecological disasters have never threatened … Read more We will never solve the ecological crisis and that’s OK
The European elections will take place this weekend. I would have liked to be able to provide you with an in-depth analysis of the platforms of all the political parties and advise you on how you should vote, if you want to see serious environmental action, especially in regards to deforestation and climate change. That’s … Read more The EU elections are crucial for the environment
This article was first published on HSToday. Migration has been one of the most debated issues in European and American politics over the past three years and will continue under the spotlight for the near to mid-term future at least. One of the biggest driving forces behind mass migration was largely ignored in media reports, … Read more Climate change is still left out of the debate on immigration…