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The Seriously Dodgy Pseudoscience Behind The Anti-Birth Crusade

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have committed to having a maximum of two children because of the damage that having too many children apparently causes the planet. The couple is not alone. Climate activists in the BirthStrike movement have vowed…

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RISK: Southern U.S. far behind on resilience — federal study

The southern half of the United States is far less resilient than the northern half, according to a groundbreaking federal study that analyzed factors such as income inequality and religious affiliation in every county.

How Climate Change Could Trigger the Next Global Financial Crisis – The Atlantic

A few years ago, Mark Carney, a former Goldman Sachs director who now leads the Bank of England, sounded a warning. Global warming, he said, could send the world economy spiraling into another 2008-like crisis. He called for central banks…

NBC News Uses Moon Landing Anniversary To Wail About ‘Earth Burning Up’

Wrapping up a series of reports on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, on Friday’s Today show, dour NBC correspondent Harry Smith used the opportunity to bemoan the lack of progress over the past five decades on…

Why Central Banks Need to Step Up on Global Warming – Foreign Policy

Who Will Save the Planet? A decade after the world bailed out finance, it’s time for finance to bail out the world. In October 2012, the global financial system got its first taste of the effects of climate change when…

This is a 'Manifesto' I can get behind

Last winter, on a particularly icy day, I decided to take a hiking pole with me as a safety measure. I’d been happy to use it to traverse glaciers in Iceland, so why not use it to traverse snow fields…