Category: Environment

Volts newsletter: “There is no ‘moderate’ position on climate change”

June 30, 2021 0

From David Roberts’ Volts newsletter: “Perhaps the most politically difficult aspect of climate change is that, after decades of denial and delay, there is no longer any coherent “moderate” position to be had.  To allow temperatures to rise past 1.5° or 2°C this century is to accept unthinkable disruption to agriculture, trade, immigration, public health, and basic…

By Eric Jensen

Climate Change Resources and Reporting

May 13, 2021 0

A brief list of reliable resources to be updated regularly: The New Yorker: Bill McKibben’s “Annals of a Warming Planet” weekly column; a broad view exploring the latest news and the societal impacts of the climate crisis. Heated: “…a daily newsletter dedicated to original accountability reporting and analysis on the climate crisis…” from investigative journalist…

By Eric Jensen

The Recycling Illusion

December 18, 2019 0

For decades the plastics industry has promoted the myth of recycling. We have been lulled into believing that the plastics we toss into the blue bins are magically recycled into new materials. In fact, only plastics with industry numbers 1 and 2 have any chance of being recycled and most of those products end up…

By Eric Jensen