Anthropocene: Why Don’t We Hear About More Species Going Extinct?

The extinction crisis threatens life all over the planet, but scientists are cautious about declaring a species extinct too quickly by John Platt Scientific American edited by O Society June 18, 2019 e’ve been hearing it for years: The world is in the midst of a biodiversity crisis, with species going extinct at a rate … Continue reading Anthropocene: Why Don’t We Hear About More Species Going Extinct?

The House Is on Fire: Naomi Klein Takes Centrism-Obsessed Media to Task for Failed Climate Coverage

Because we all know "Leave it all to the markets." is a damned lie Eoin Higgins Common Dreams edited by O Society May 5, 2019 https://youtu.be/fzDlqMA9iu8 News coverage of the climate crisis can no longer rely on the false pretense of objectivity, writer and activist Naomi Klein said Tuesday. "There is a confirmation bias among the … Continue reading The House Is on Fire: Naomi Klein Takes Centrism-Obsessed Media to Task for Failed Climate Coverage

Facebook’s newest so-called ‘fact checkers’ are climate deniers paid by the Koch corporation

Editor's note: This is an example of why you will not find an O Society site on Facebook. There is no effort made on social media to get the "news" information distributed on these platforms to corroborate with what we see in reality. Facebook spreads propaganda the way a hooker spreads STDs and for the … Continue reading Facebook’s newest so-called ‘fact checkers’ are climate deniers paid by the Koch corporation

Trees don’t grow on money – or why you don’t get to rebel against extinction

by Tim Hayward edited by O Society April 29, 2019 Money doesn’t grow on trees, and although people can make money out of trees, they cannot make trees out of money. This much may seem platitudinous, but it is worth keeping in mind. What is true of trees is true of the natural world as … Continue reading Trees don’t grow on money – or why you don’t get to rebel against extinction

How the Fossil Fuel Industry Paid Religious Leaders to Go in Climate Change Denial

by Brendan O'Connor SplinterNews edited by O Society April 22, 2019 In 2005, at its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., the National Association of Evangelicals was on the verge of doing something novel: affirming science. Specifically, the 30-million-member group, which represents 51 Christian denominations, was debating how to advance a new platform called “For the … Continue reading How the Fossil Fuel Industry Paid Religious Leaders to Go in Climate Change Denial

Top 100 Solutions to Address Our Climate Crisis Problems to Celebrate Earth Day

  A chat with Paul Hawken about his ambitious effort to “map, measure, and model” global warming solutions. by David Roberts Vox edited by O Society Apr 22, 2019 Family planning. Who knew?(Drawdown) By now, the looming dangers of climate crisis are clear to anyone whose faculties include an attention span greater than that of the average cocker … Continue reading Top 100 Solutions to Address Our Climate Crisis Problems to Celebrate Earth Day

Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse

  No one is coming to save us. Mass civil disobedience is essential to force a political response ‘Catastrophe afflicts people now and, unlike those in the rich world who can still afford to wallow in despair, they are forced to respond in practical ways.’ Photograph: Guillem Sartorio/AFP/Getty Images by George Monbiot Guardian edited by … Continue reading Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse