The news is in, and it is telling: 2012 was the warmest year on record in the lower 48 states of the U.S. This is big news, and a clear sign that our world is continuing to experience the effects of climate change/global warming. Back in Oct., we featured an article about the work of Bill McKibben, one of the country's leading advocates for doing something about climate change, and we showed a video clip with Bill McKibben talking with Bill … [Read more...]
"We find ourselves ethically destitute just when, for the first time, we are faced with ultimacy, the irreversible closing down of the earth's functioning in its major life systems. Our ethical traditions know how to deal with suicide, homicide, and even genocide; but these traditions collapse entirely when confronted with biocide, the extinction of the vulnerable life systems of the Earth, and geocide, the devastation of the Earth itself...The … [Read more...]
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With the U.S. presidential election just a few days away - next Tuesday, Nov. 6 - we all know everything we need to know about the two major party candidates running. But what do you know about one of the other candidates running, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein?
Did you know that Jill Stein and her running mate … [Read more...]
With Hurricane Sandy barreling down on the east coast of the U.S., many climate experts are pointing to the fact that Hurricane Sandy is a result of climate change. Many meteorologists say Sandy could be the largest storm ever to hit the U.S. mainland. Bill McKibben, who we featured recently on the Quantum Revolution website, when he talked with Bill Maher about climate change, was interviewed on the Democracy Now! radio/TV show on Monday, Oct. … [Read more...]
On a recent episode of the TV show, Real Time with Bill Maher, Gary Hirshberg, the founder of Stonyfield Farms, the organic yogurt company, talked with Bill Maher about the subject of GMOs - genetically modified organisms, also known as genetically engineered foods. Besides talking about the environmental and health dangers of GMOs and the evil and diabolical companies, such as Monsanto, that create these Frankenfoods, Hirshberg, … [Read more...]
The author and environmentalist Bill McKibben has written extensively on climate change. His first book on the subject, The End of Nature, came out in 1989, so he has been shining a light on climate change for many years. Besides the many books he has written, he has been published in numerous magazines. The most recent magazine article he penned, "Global Warming's Terrifying New Math," appeared in the July 19, 2012 issue of Rolling Stone.
The Monsanto Food Corporation - don't you just love Monsanto! After all, they are doing their best to bring a Quantum Revolution to the world! (Ok, tongue is planted firmly in cheek.) I mean, check out the above video - they are helping farmers to feed the world! Who doesn't want to feed the world? Who doesn't love farmers? Really - it's Monsanto to the rescue! What? Are you saying something? Are you saying Genetically Modified Organisms … [Read more...]