Category: Environment

Eco-fascism is our future

I started noticing this trend 30 years ago. By Paul Kingsworth, Unherd The Green movement will become an all-consuming empire. The numbers were in, and everybody could see what was coming: at least ten billion human souls by the end of the century. All of us clamouring for […]

The Battle for Thacker Pass

By Evan Malmgreen, The Nation To the west of the northern Nevada town of Orovada (population 155), State Route 293 cuts onto public lands near Thacker Pass, a section of high desert in the caldera of an extinct super-volcano. Around mile marker 20, an unassuming dirt road detours […]

Young people experiencing ‘widespread’ psychological distress over government handling of looming climate crisis, researchers say

ByJulia Jacobo ABC News Children and young people around the world are experiencing increasing anxiety over the fate of the planet — specifically climate change and how lawmakers are handling the looming crisis, according to new research. Scientists who surveyed 10,000 young people, ages 16 to 25, across […]

Against Overproduction

by Don Fitz [This is the final part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and Don Fitz carried in Green Social Thought (GST) and ZNet.  The first portion consisted of two articles by Pollin which originally appeared in Truthout on 7/3/21 and 6/10/21.  The second portion was a […]

Response to Don Fitz

by Robert Pollin [This is the third part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and Don Fitz carried in Green Social Thought (GST) and ZNet. The first portion consisted of two articles by Pollin which originally appeared in Truthout on 7/3/21 and 6/10/21. The second portion was a […]

Beyond human endurance

By Ruby Mellen and William Neff, Washington Post When it comes to heat, the human body is remarkably resilient — it’s the humidity that makes it harder to cool down. And humidity, driven in part by climate change, is increasing. A measurement of the combination of heat and humidity […]

A Conversation with Noam Chomsky

Stuart Scott and #NoamChomsky discuss their views about death and the afterlife, as well as the critical need for activism to produce change. Co-hosted by Dale Walkonen, FacingFuture is honored to present Professor Chomsky’s ideas about politics, economics, OPEC, nuclear proliferation, and disinformation, all of which have moved […]