It Is Not the Strongest of the Species that Survives But the Most Adaptable

edited by O Society July 28, 2019 “Yes, change is the basic law of nature. But the changes wrought by the passage of time affects individuals and institutions in different ways. According to Darwin’s Origin of Species, it is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is not the strongest that survives; … Continue reading It Is Not the Strongest of the Species that Survives But the Most Adaptable

Praise the Gourd!

by O Society July 23, 2019 The fossil fuel companies knew from their own research beginning way back in grandpa’s day they were f’ing up the world for future generations, as in us and our kids. We’ve all seen the supporting documents. Therefore, continuing to argue about vaccines causing autism, and Bigfoot trudging around California, … Continue reading Praise the Gourd!

Why the “Anthropocene” Is Not “Climate Change”

Slowing climate change is crucial. Navigating its challenges is only possible if it is understood as but one facet of planetary overshoot by Julia Adeney Thomas Common Dreams Feb 28, 2019 Collaboration among scientists, policymakers, social scientists, humanists, and community leaders is key to contending with the Anthropocene. (Photo: Grassroots Global Justice Alliance) “Anthropocene” is a … Continue reading Why the “Anthropocene” Is Not “Climate Change”

Extinction Rebellion

The word of the day is procrastibation. procrastibation: 1 masturbation (mental or physical) to kill time when you should be doing something else. 2 a brief masturbatory interlude separating a lengthy period of idle procrastination and a period of productive intellectual functioning. "I engaged in an epic procrastibation spree when I should have been writing a … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion

How Many Trees Would We Have to Un-cut-down to Fix Global Warming?

Massive restoration of world’s forests would cancel out a decade of CO2 emissions, analysis suggests New findings suggest trees are our most powerful weapon in the fight against climate change. by Josh Gabbatiss  Independent Feb 18, 2019 Replenishing the world’s forests on a grand scale would suck enough carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to cancel out … Continue reading How Many Trees Would We Have to Un-cut-down to Fix Global Warming?

Is Donald Trump an Asteroid?

Honestly, This Could Get a Lot Uglier By Tom Engelhardt TomDispatch Jan 6, 2019 Sixty-six million years ago, so the scientists tell us, an asteroid slammed into this planet. Landing on what’s now Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, it gouged out a crater 150 kilometers wide and put so much soot and sulfur into the atmosphere that it … Continue reading Is Donald Trump an Asteroid?