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Running Away from Runaway Climate Change

Two recent books suggest that climate scientists are becoming, at least in private, more pessimistic about our ability to mitigate climate change. George Marshall suggests we learn to better communicate with all segments of society about climate change and action thereon. Naomi Klein puts the blame for the crisis firmly at the door of capitalism and calls for direct action to tackle this global challenge.

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Envision 2050 The Future of Protected Areas

Envision 2050: The Future of Protected Areas

The idea of setting aside areas of land and water to be protected against human activities has become a staple of the conservation movement. But with that movement itself at a crossroads, five experts share their vision of what they hope protected areas will be like in 2050.

Open Sauce-Source for the Food Revolution

Open Sauce/Source for the Food Revolution

A movement is emerging made up of practitioners who are applying Open Source philosophy, of both the new and ancient kind, to food systems work with the aim of constructing the kind of resilient agricultural systems our future food ecosystems need.

Here’s a Way to Pay for a Healthier Planet

Around the world scores of projects aimed at reducing carbon emissions or helping communities adapt to climate change are being paid for, at least partially, by a new type of financing.

Heres a Way to Pay for a Healthier Planet

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