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The explosion, at last, lies down. As if, though–the two drug enthusiasts who got in and out of its last moment insist–out of pity, rather than because it must. 2,908 more words

Ecological Resilience

When a Spouse Dies, Resilience Can Be Uneven

New study finds Earth heading for catastrophic 5-degree-Celsius warming

Scientists say the Earth is warming up fast, and policy makers have been urged to keep that warming to an increase of 2 degrees Celsius. 130 more words

Once in generation flood has NSW town preparing to evacuate

Once in generation flood has NSW town preparing to evacuate

An evacuation order has been issued for residents in the New South Wales central western town of Forbes, as they brace for rising waters from a once-in-a-generation flood to hit.  170 more words

Separating Fiction in this Time of Natural Disasters

Separating Fiction in this Time of Natural Disasters

There is always fact versus fiction when speaking about the news. Why else would the entertainment industry be so interesting if not for exaggeration, let alone outright lies being told. 148 more words

A huge change is coming to global investing and not enough people are paying attention

A huge change is coming to global investing and not enough people are paying attention

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager with almost $5 trillion (£3.7 trillion) in assets, said that all investors need to factor climate change, and the investment needed to halt it, into their future risk-assessments.  202 more words

Springer Has Sprung

Springer has just published our new book, Neoliberal Ebola: Modeling Disease Emergence From Finance to Forest and Farm.

It is arguably one of the more sophisticated treatments of globalization’s impact on disease to date, combining economic geographies with epidemiological modeling and the political economies of agriculture and science. 117 more words

Ecological Resilience

The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare. And more...

The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare

Australia’s natural wonder is in mortal danger. Bleaching caused by climate change has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year and many scientists believe it could be too late for the rest. 139 more words