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Rex Weyler

Rex Weyler was a director of the original Greenpeace Foundation, the editor of the organisation's first newsletter, and a co-founder of Greenpeace International in 1979.

Deep Green is Rex's column, reflecting on the roots of activism, environmentalism, and Greenpeace's past, present, and future. The opinions here are his own.

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  • Ends of the Earth

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - July 6, 2012 at 12:35 1 comment

    Corporations look to plunder Earth’s polar resources

    • The World’s multinational corporations face an unrelenting problem. Resource extraction has met Earth’s limits. The great fortunes of history were made by plundering resources, but ... Read more >

  • Propaganda scuttles action in Copenhagen

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - December 17, 2009 at 19:34 7 comments

     

     

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    The average global temperature increase of human industrialism, caused primarily by the burning of coal and oil and secondly by the destruction of the world’s carbon capturing forests. Note that short term fluctuations — u...
  • Sustainability & justice: Do the math

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - November 25, 2009 at 15:03 4 comments

    Most people I talk to support “sustainability” and “social justice” goals. Ecology teaches us that we need to frame these human aspirations in relation to the biological capacity of the earth: the energy, and resources that support our burgeoning popu... Read more >

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