Definitions of the Anthropocene

Anthropocene Definitions – Power, Responsibility, or Something else? Over the last year, the concept of the Anthropocene has received a tremendous amount of attention from sustainability, resilience and Earth system…

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Climate Mission Impossible

Does anybody else find the ongoing conversation about the temperature goal curious? The growing number of supporters of a 1.5°C long-term temperature goal is bizarre. Simply stated, 1.5°C is impossible…

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THE COP-19 WALK-OUT

– How the Polish COP Presidency and the Fossil Fuel Industries inadvertently helped out the Climate Action Movement It took a while to find some inspiration for a blog from…

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CAN YOU IMAGINE?

– Helping the Mind Deal with Climate Change Futures Brigitte Pawliw-Fry & Manjana Milkoreit Climate change is a problem that reaches far into the future. Although one could debate to…

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@COP17: Gaining Perspective

COP17 is over, delegates are back home and analysts are starting to publish their thoughts on the Durban outcome. So what is left for me is to wrap up my…

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@COP17: The Non-ending of COP17

It is Saturday, almost lunch time, and it looks like the negotiations might keep going for a while. Here is a short run-down of the events since yesterday. When I…

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@COP17: Is this the day of the deal?

It’s Friday morning, the last day of COP17 (let’s ignore voices suggesting that this event could last till Monday). Ministers and Heads of State have disappeared in the President’s Indaba…

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