Should people who have never stepped foot in the US have any influence on the US election? I’m not sure about the ‘should’ part, but let me tell how millions of foreigners are going to influence the presidential election and why I’m going to be one of these people. Social Media Today, ideas flow much … Read more Millions of foreigners will influence the US election
I have always loved the taste of the sea, the flavor of fish, shrimp and sushi. At one point I realized that I am not the only one who likes all that. Millions, probably, billions of people around the world love the flavors that the sea has to offer. Our voracious appetite combined with the … Read more Fishless sushi, delicious and ocean-friendly
A recent article published on NASA’s website (link) revealed that over the last 20 years the Earth got greener, mainly because of India and China. On the surface, this sounds like great news, but once we dig deeper into their findings we see that there is not so much to celebrate. Of course, many media … Read more Humans made the Earth greener! Time to celebrate ?
Instead of complaining about deforestation on the Internet you should get off your ass, actually do something and plant a tree ! I read this sort of comment hundreds of times under posts about climate change and deforestation. I thought that instead of planting a tree it’s worth addressing this argument in a blog post … Read more The ‘Stop complaining about deforestation, just plant a tree’ argument
Amber Peters is a biologist, and she took the time to talk to our community about a very special, threatened forest: the Incomappleux in British Columbia. Tell us a bit about yourself. How did the Incomappleux forest come to your attention? As a budding biologist, I turned down laboratory research opportunities because I felt I … Read more Canadian jewel of ancient biodiversity could be logged at any time – biologist warns
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…
If you’re skeptical about everything, you’re not skeptical about anything. I heard this sentence on Steven Bonnell’s stream and it brought me to write this article. A skeptic is not merely someone who doubts everything, it’s someone who challenges ideas, because of their authenticity or their factual basis. Being skeptical means to examine claims in … Read more Climate ‘skeptics’ are definetly not skeptical
The first month of 2019 is already over! In this post you’ll find a short update about the progress we made during January, as well as a brief explanation of our very exciting goal for February. Roadmap European Commission I told you that I’m going to focus on political solutions and that’s what I’ve been … Read more MTLA update: What we achieved so far, January 2019
I love the name of our community page “More Trees Less Assholes”, but I realize that it comes across as judgemental. Who are these assholes that I’m referring to? Who should feel targeted? I talk a lot about climate change so let’s take the example of climate deniers, are they assholes? It depends There are … Read more Are climate deniers assholes?
It feels very empowering to use our leverage as consumers and boycott products and industries that are detrimental to the environment. This step is absolutely necessary to the resolution of the ecological crisis but it’s much less effective than some people and environmental organizations think. Let’s see why it’s insufficient, and then talk about why … Read more Boycott is absolutely necessary, but fundamentally insufficient