Monthly Archives: June 2012

Climate Change and the Nature of Science: The Carbon “Tipping Point” is Coming

The two attached pictures are schematic diagrams of the circulation of carbon on Earth (IPAA Report (2001) – the Carbon Cycle).  If I Google “Carbon Cycle Diagram” in the image mode, I get close to a million entries.  Most of … Continue reading

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Democratization and Decision Making: My Four Climate Change Challenges

In the following set of blogs, I will try to outline four major challenges to the democratization of the decision making process that, in my view, are needed to address the challenges that anthropogenic changes in the chemistry of the … Continue reading

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Turning Holocaust “Paper Clips” Into Environmental “Paper Clips”

The story of the Holocaust “Paper Clips” project (read the last blog post) not only moved me, but inspired me to action. The book that I wrote – “Climate Change: the Fork at the End of Now” – Momentum Press … Continue reading

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Holocaust “Paper Clips”- A Possible Guide for Democratization of Climate Change?

(Continued from last time) Whitwell, Tennessee is a small town (approx. 1600) in the Sequatchie Valley, a short drive from Chattanooga.  The Principal of the local middle school, Linda Hopper and David Smith, the Vice Principal at the time (now … Continue reading

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