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George Monbiot and the enviro-neocons

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At one time he was one of the sharpest orators within the left/green environmental movement. Only someone who believed in a cartoon version of a nuclear accident (that the reactor would explode in a giant green fireball, sink into the sea and Godzilla would emerge from the ruins!) I’m getting a bit worried about George Monbiot.

Video Games Could Save the Environment

Green Home Blog

Sim City is not some “dippy, pie-in-the-sky green magic” as one cantankerous old nuclear expert notes. Video games are fun. Gaia would approve!

James Lovelock profile BBC4

Eco_Living

If you didn't see the James Lovelock profile on BBC4 last night then I really recommend it ( click here to see it on iPlayer - I don't think it's available outside the UK). The real star was the 90 year old Lovelock himself who told his story with good humour. Btw you can see my profile of Lovelock on Green Gurus here.

How Humanity can act on Moving Planet Day

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Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson (Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 ppm per year), also endorses “ Moving Planet Day ”. years to cease all GHG pollution (i.e. billion non-Arab Africans, 0.5

Climate Racism, Climate Injustice & Copenhagen Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals

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Clearly the AOSIS proposal is by far the best on offer at Copenhagen and the US and Australian proposals are so destructive and so far removed from reality as to invite sanctions, boycotts, green tariffs, reparations demands, international criminal court prosecutions and other legal and trade retaliation by an indignant World. 1990), 16.5

Vote 1 Socialist or vote 1 Green for Planet and Humanity

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Thus both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 You can believe in the need to take action on global warming and not vote Green. Bangladesh), 0.9 Pakistan), 2.2

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

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Note that this analysis does not take into account historical industrial pollution of the atmosphere (73% due to European countries) (see 2008 Letter of Dr James Hansen, NASA GISS, to PM Kevin Rudd of Australia ). “Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#.

Have a greener festival this summer

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) For the upcoming festival season the Real Green Retail group has compiled a list of products and advice to provide festival goers with the materials and information they need to have their greenest festival ever in 2009. Green Stationery has a good selection. Tags: The Real Green Retail Group

Toward Green Resilience: Eco-effective Design and Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam

The Green Changemakers

The green of the spring rice paddies, so vibrant it seems alive, disappears in a cloud of gray dust and red metal roofs. NOTES 1 Lovelock, J.

Dishonest Australian Labor Government carbon price plan for climate change inaction

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Top UK climate scientists Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 The pathway to a clean energy future ” (.pdf) Background. Bangladesh), 0.9 Pakistan), 2.2 billion Bengalis, 0.3

Accountability of People, Politicians, Corporations and Countries for War Crimes and Climate Crimes

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Photo credit: andriux-uk. However there can be no negotiation with the Laws of Physics and Chemistry. billion non-Arab Africans, 0.6 billion Arabs, 0.5

New! Green Gurus blog

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I've started a new blog called Green Gurus (www.greengurus.com). The first two entries are for James Lovelock of Gaia fame and William McDonough and Michael Braungart who developed the Cradle to Cradle concept. Tags: green gurus It will be infrequently updated as these posts require quite a bit of research.

Putting the Future Back in the Room

The Green Changemakers

Lovelock in particular seems to enjoy saying it's too late to do anything to save humanity, but he's not alone among his generation.

Life's Simple Truth

The Green Changemakers

Gaia began to breathe, passing her breath back and forth from red to green, continuing to build up oxygen, to transform herself. No matter how green, groovy, or native we get, this cannot be stopped unless we reduce our population to a fraction of what it currently is—probably to preindustrial pre-oil levels of less than 1 billion.