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Why We Need Mindfulness More Than Ever: Race, Bias, and Inclusivity

There is a lot in the news right now about race, diversity, and inclusivity -- and I believe that this is a very good thing for our society to wrestle with openly. Before I go any further, I want to acknowledge that I am a white, college-educated, heterosexual male. Based on my race, socio-economic …

Mindfulness

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Paleontology
Climate

The world will face a massive water shortage in 15 years unless we start changing our consumption habits

The planet faces a 40% shortfall in water supplies in 15 years because of urbanization, population growth, and increasing demand for water for food production, energy, and industry, the United Nations said on Friday.<p>Competition for water between water-thirsty sectors means better management is …

Water

UN Report Warns of Serious Water Shortages Within 15 Years

The world will only have 60% of the water it needs by 2030 without significant global policy change, according to a new report from the U.N.<p>While …

Water

World faces 40% water shortfall in 15 years: U.N.

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—As the global economy grows, the world is going to get a lot more thirsty in 2030 if steps aren’t taken to cut back on …

Water
EPA
EPA

If you want to know why TTIP would be a nightmare, look what just happened in Canada

If anyone tries to convince you that TTIP is no threat to a government’s ability to protect its people, just point them to Canada. Last week, …

'Projecting Change in Colorado': a Neon Car Advocates for Wildlife Conservation

<b>“In the next 100 years, we could lose 50% of all species on Earth,” read the message projected on a wall in Colorado during the 2015 Boulder</b> …

European Mayors Band Their Cities Together to Fight Climate Change | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Representatives of thirty European cities, including Anne Hidalgo (2nd l.), Have pledged to reduce by 40% greenhouse gas by 2030 greenhouse at a</i> …

Australia's climate change policy on course for 'disastrous' 4C warming

The government’s just-released discussion paper on emissions reductions has no mention of the global goal to limit warming to 2C<p>The chart above illustrates the huge question confronting Australian policy on climate change.<p>The top line on the chart – produced by the independent Climate Change …

Climate

The Extinction Crisis

It's frightening but true: Our planet is now in the midst of its sixth mass extinction of plants and animals — the sixth wave of extinctions in the …