Our modern electronic devices represent a massive waste stream. Last year, electronic waste reached an all-time record of 65 million tonnes.
Global heating deniers claim that anthropogenic carbon emissions cannot be considered a major contribution to the heating of Earth's oceans and atmosphere. Here are nine ways they're wrong.
"One of the strengths of 1960s social rebellion was a union of art and politics. That spirit appears to be flowering again."
The risk of pesticides in food does not stop with glyphosate. Pesticide-based farming has left behind a trail of unintended consequences.
For the ecosystem at large, neo-classical economics serves as a rationalisation for plunder.
"Albatross are particularly vulnerable to longline hooks and and trawling nets."
"You only talk about moving forward with the same bad ideas that got us into this mess, even when the only sensible thing to do is pull the emergency brake."
"Oil industry disinformation has unnecessarily confused the biophysical fact of peak oil."
The immense growth of human infrastructure -- booming cities, roads, concrete, glass, electronics, and shale gas fracking -- now requires such a massive extraction of sand and gravel...
“It all started with a lingering discontent,” explain Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, who post the on-line “Minimalists” podcasts. “Nearly a decade ago, while approaching age 30, we had…