Tag Archives: Droughts

The Climate Crisis and the Need for Utopian Thinking

Originally posted on Erstwhile: A History Blog:
Contributing editor Graeme Pente highlights the prescience of nineteenth-century utopian thinker J.A. Etzler and what that might offer us in the face of climate catastrophe. Flooding in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina. Credit…

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Reducing effects of environmental disasters

We may not forget that reducing the greenhouse gas emissions shall not only have an impact at global warming of 1.5, 2, 4 and 6°C but shall have implications for food, water security, energy security, flooding, infrastructure, ecosystems, health, and … Continue reading

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2015 Ecology

Climate Business In Belgium Klimaatzaak (Climate Business) was formed at the end of the year 2014 and includes artists, scientists and conservationists. With film director Nic Balthazar, Ignace Schops of the Regionaal Landschap Kempen and musician Stijn Meuris they have … Continue reading

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Shaped by years of unprecedented outreach and public engagement

Obama is one of the rare American presidents who has put himself aside more than once for a country he wants to see as a heaven for many and not only for a few who find themselves better than other … Continue reading

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