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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Stress in the Tropics

Daniela Chiaretti

With some 30 million people residing in the Amazon region, it is tough to reconcile economic development and conservation.

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

“I Am Convinced We Can Change”

in conversation with Charles Taylor

The challenges of climate change are overwhelming but before we can save the planet we must first save ourselves, says philosopher Charles Taylor. 

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Artificial Clouds

by Renee Cho

Technical interventions could cool the earth and stop climate change. Is this a good idea?

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Suicidal Farmers

by Poojari Thirumal

The Eastern Himalayas have the biggest biodiversity of anywhere in the world but in recent years, locals have waited in vain for cherry blossom, a popular local flower and the focus of a festival in the mountainous city of Shillong in the Northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. The region's inhabitants have noted that traditionally bountiful rainfall is becoming increasingly erratic and the climate is gradually warming, disrupting local ecological cycles. 

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

“Amusement Encourages More Than Austerity”

an interview with Timothy Morton

We need a rhetoric of pleasure, not of guilt, postulates the philosopher Timothy Morton. A conversation about solar-powered clubs and saving the polar bears.

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Seeking Our Survival

Cees J. Hamelink

Is it possible to reset humankind’s self-destructive behaviour?

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Together vs. the End of the World

Idil Boran

How can we share out responsibility for damaging our climate? Introducing the notion of “risk sharing”.

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Tired of the Apocalypse

Per Espen Stoknes

Why are we not succeeding in stopping climate change? Five reasons for our short-sightedness and five suggestions for rescuing our species.

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Facing Its Demise

Jennifer Gray

Tangier Island lies off the east coast of the United States. Jennifer Gray visits an island on the brink.

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Binning Plastic Bags

Ruth Asan

Kenya has banned plastic bags and its new policy is starting to bear fruit.

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