SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Plastic - Its Whats for Dinner

Plastic: It’s What’s for Dinner

A family of fishes that makes up over half of the oceans’ fishy biomass is ingesting plastic particles that now number in the trillions in Earth’s marine environments. Due to these fishes key place in the food web, they aren’t the only ones eating microplastic.

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.