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Monthly Archives: January 2013


Originally posted on the anthropo.scene:
There has been quite a bit of controversy over the proposed Site C Dam in North Eastern British Columbia. Yesterday the environmental assessment was released. Lots of responses from the media (see here or…

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Originally posted on Live & Learn:
“Is happiness a lesser version of joy, or something totally different?  I’d argue it’s different and not only because it’s more prevalent. Many more things can cause happiness than joy. Also, happiness is somewhat…

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Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’ | Environment | The Observer

Kim said there would be no solution to climate change without private sector involvement and urged companies to seize the opportunity to make profits: “There is a lot of money to be made in building the technologies and bending the…

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Meanwhile, back in Canada, where Parliament is due to return on Monday, the AFN has decisions to face, and the people will be hitting the streets, there’s an air of excited anticipation in the air that’s palpable. Can change happen?…

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Teaching White Privilege in Education: Is it Important?

Teaching White Privilege in Education: Is it Important?. You bet it is. Reblogged from White Mom Blog.

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Friday Night: Sky Blue and Black

Friday Night: Sky Blue and Black. Jackson Browne. Poignant, heart-tugging, smooth, courtesy of David Kannigan’s lovely blog,  Lead. Learn. Live.

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Resilience Alliance & the Integration of Social and Natural Science in Global Change Research | Resilience Science

Resilience Alliance & the Integration of Social and Natural Science in Global Change Research | Resilience Science. Reposted from Resilience Science @ http://rs.resalliance.org/2013/01/08/resilience-alliance-the-integration-of-social-and-natural-science-in-global-change-research/

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Originally posted on the anthropo.scene:
Clive Hamilton’s latest book is going to be coming out soon. Clive also has this article out on climate change and the end of the social sciences. Here’s the info from the publisher’s website:…

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Earth systems governance papers: complex architectures, multiple agents

Reposted from The Anthropocene: http://jeremyjschmidt.com The Earth Systems Governance Conference in Tokyo will be at the end of this month. Already there are several papers available for download here. These are on a wide range of topics (biodiversity, climate, REDD, income…

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Originally posted on Dandelion Salad:
by Chris Hedges Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Truthdig January 21, 2013 The planet we have assaulted will convulse with fury. The senseless greed of limitless capitalist expansion will implode the global economy. The decimation of…

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