Climate change is a symptom while the extinction of Life is the true underlying disease that needs treatment.

Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth (AIT) focused on the wrong problem.

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"I don’t understand how there isn’t—millions of people can all of a sudden go out in the streets in the United States and begin destroying things, I don’t know. That may perfectly happen. You know, the situation is absolutely dramatic. " - Manfred Max Neef

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It is virtually certain that the behavioral transformation that is needed would include repudiating the current abuse of Life, especially by the affluent community. If affluent humans begin nurturing Life instead, the earth will begin to heal from these self inflicted wounds.

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In her book, "The World is Blue", Dr. Sylvia Earle, the National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, uses the analogy that Life is like a PC and human beings are wantonly destroying various components in the PC, without realizing that the PC could crash as a result.

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It was a good milestone for vegetarian activist DIXIE MAHY, President of the SAN FRANCISCO VEGETARIAN SOCIETY, to see her efforts come to fruition in a BOARD RESOLUTION on Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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In his book, "Domination of Nature," William Leiss traces the destructive impact of modern civilization on Life to pervasive attitudes originating with Sir Francis Bacon in the 17th century. Countering the defeatism in 17th century society towards natural disasters in the form of the...

Human civilization is reaching the limits of the traditional linear economic model which supposes the planet to be an infinite source for industrial raw materials and an infinite sink for industrial waste. Fortunately for us, much of this waste never left the planet and can...

Here's my (personal) beef with meat

By James E. McWilliams

I gave a talk in South Texas recently on the environmental virtues of a vegetarian diet.

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What are your views on India's role and contribution at the Copenhagen conference?

India has a unique global role straddling the industrialized nations and the developing world and could potentially be the bridge builder between these two groups at Copenhagen.

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Dairy consumption is a sleeper item in the whole diet issue and hasn't received much attention in environmental circles. Of the 1.3 billion heads of cattle worldwide, 320 million are in India where cows are mostly allowed to live out their natural lives and beef...

Climate change is not a problem because of temperature increases, or weather changes or melting sea ice in the Arctic. It is a problem because it impacts Life.

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Day by day, Americans have been getting fatter and sicker. This works out great for the food industry as the demand for their products increases with American appetites. It works out equally great for the Pharmaceutical industry as sicker Americans pop more pills daily. Unfortunately,...


A Civilizational Tipping Point

http://www.earthpolicy.org/Books/Seg/PB3ch01_ss5.htm

Lester R. Brown

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On the Dutch Postcode Lottery challenge website, Sir Richard Branson states in a video that "if we are not going consume less, we should consume differently." While, at first glance, this may appear to be an excuse to continue his flamboyant,...

This is surely the most exciting time to be alive, for this generation will be viewed in history as either the Greatest Generation that ever existed on earth for having taken steps to overcome all these crises or it will be vilified as the Worst...