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Climate activism, alarmism and effectiveness

Originally posted on Stijn Bruers, the rational ethicist:
In recent years, climate activism showed a regained interest in direct action and civil disobedience. One example is Extinction Rebellion. In their communication, these direct action groups often appeal to alarmism with doom scenarios about apocalyptic climate change. Direct actions could potentially be an effective form of…

Exploitation minière et sismicité induite? Un éclairage historique sur une controverse d’actualité: l’exemple de la Belgique et du Nord de la France, années 1880-années 1980 (3/3)

Originally posted on KEVIN TROCH:
La Commission d’étude sur le grisou de la Société belge de géologie, de paléontologie et d’hydrologie, 1898-1906 ou comment des géologues ont empêché les recherches sur la séismicité induite en Belgique et en France au début du 20e siècle Comme on l’a vu dans les deux premiers billets que je…

An Ecomodernist-based approach to fighting climate change while protecting our shared global ecosystem

Originally posted on A Chemist in Langley:
I am a pragmatic environmentalist and an Ecomodernist and in celebration of the fourth anniversary of An Ecomodernist Manifesto I have prepared this post to present an Ecomodernist-based approach to fighting climate change while simultaneously protecting our shared global ecosystem. Let’s start with the obvious, but apparently necessary,…

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