Tag Archives: environmental change

Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy

Soaring income inequality and unemployment, expanding populations of the displaced and imprisoned, accelerating destruction of land and water bodies: today’s socioeconomic and environmental dislocations cannot be fully understood in the usual terms of poverty and injustice, according to Saskia Sassen. … Continue reading

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Are we now living in the Anthropocene?

The term Anthropocene, proposed and increasingly employed to denote the current interval of anthropogenic global environmental change, may be discussed on stratigraphic grounds. A case can be made for its consideration as a formal epoch in that, since the start … Continue reading

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LightHawk – Environmental Flight Program

We champion environmental protection through the unique perspective of flight. We do this by mobilizing a highly qualified corps of volunteer pilots and donating flights to protect: • Wildlands • Wildlife • Freshwater & Wetlands • Oceans, Reefs & Coastlines … Continue reading

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Disasters Merging: Tropic of Chaos

Read Tropic of Chaos,  Christian Parenti‘s epic new book, revolves around what the author refers to as catastrophic convergence, the “collision of political, economic and environmental disasters.” Catastrophic convergence is a culmination of the compounding and amplifying effects of adverse … Continue reading

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