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Uutta maailmaa odotellessa alkaa olla kiire, 25.6.2017

Teollisen maatalouden kirous, 18.12.2016

Taloudellisen kasvun tuhovoima, 28.5.2014

Autokulttuurin sietämätön sitkeys, 7.3.2014

Ilmastorikolliset uhkaavat planeettaamme, 3.11.2013

Vinoutuneen kulutuskulttuurin kirot, 4.9.2013

The coming demise of car culture, 18 May 2010


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Media Lens, 2.12.2017 (suomennos TL)


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Environment: We need a plan B by Laura L. Klure, 30 January 2012


Muiden kirjoittajien artikkeleita - Articles by other writer

'Unsettling': New Study Reveals Arctic Ocean Warming for Over a Century by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 24 November 2021

The Dreaded Rainforest Shift by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 23 November 2021

Domino Theory by George Monbiot, ZNet, 22 November 2021

'Momentous Day': Portugal Becomes Europe's 4th Country to Quit Coal by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 22 November 2021

COP26 focused on long-term climate goals. But what does this decade hold? by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 20 November 2021

As the World Burns, Glasgow's COP26 Deemed a Failure by Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan, Common Dreams, 19 November 2021

Why Our Climate Isn't Jumping for Joy After COP26 by Vijay Prashad and Zoe Alexandra, ZNet, 19 November 2021

It Will Take Much More Than Electric Cars to Fix the Climate Crisis by David Suzuki, Ian Hanington, Common Dreams, 19 November 2021

COP26: Uberizing Farms to Save the Climate by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 19 November 2021

World Leaders Failed Us at COP26, but Change Always Comes From the Power of People by Adam Ramsay, Common Dreams, 18 November 2021

Bipartisan American Empire and Catastrophic Climate Change by Alfred W. McCoy, Common Dreams, 18 November 2021

'A Slap in the Face': Biden Oil and Gas Lease Sale Ignites Outrage, Legal Challenges by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 17 November 2021

Scientists Warn Experimental Nuclear Plant Backed by Bill Gates Is 'Outright Dangerous' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 17 November 2021

The End of The World As We Know It by Extinction Rebellion, ZNet, 16 November 2021

After the failure of Cop26, there's only one last hope for our survival by George Monbiot, ZNet, 15 November 2021

The Woody Biomass Blunder by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 15 November 2021

Why African birds are seeking refuge from climate change in Spain by Esther Sánchez, El País in English, 15 November 2021

Make extreme wealth extinct: it's the only way to avoid climate breakdown by George Monbiot, ZNet, 14 November 2021

We need far more radical thinking than any COP26 deal to save the planet by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 14 November 2021

Earthquakes, floods, wildfires and a scorpion plague: The Middle East's weekend of climate chaos by Nadda Osman, Middle East Eye, 14 November 2021

After COP26, US President Under Fire for 'Failing to Act on Fossil Fuels' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 14 November 2021

As Climate Summit Ends, Activists Say 'Hollowed-Out' Deal Leaves 1.5°C Goal 'On Life Support' Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 13 November 2021

Marx on the metabolic rift: How capitalism cuts us off from nature by Anita Waters, MR Online, 13 November 2021

Leaders at COP26 Are 'Massively Killing the Paris Agreement,' Critics Say as Talks Drag On Past Deadline by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 12 November 2021

Over 84 Million People Forcibly Displaced by Climate Emergency, Insecurity, and Violence by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 11 November 2021

'A Welcome Step Forward': Climate Groups Cautiously Greet New US-China Pledge by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 11 November 2021

COP26: How to Pay the Rich Nations' Climate Debt by Léonce Ndikumana, Consortium News, 11 November 2021

The Politics of Water by Rajan Menon, TomDispatch, 11 November 2021

‘What if we just gave up cars?': Cop26 leaders urged to dream big by Oliver Milman, The Guardian, 10 November 2021

Beware the 'Climate-Stupid Agriculture' of Bill Gates and His Allies by Timothy A. Wise, Common Dreams, 10 November 2021

Drill, Baby, Drill: Capitalism's Only Plan for Climate Is Collapse by João Camargo, Common Dreams, 9 November 2021

In Urgent Appeal, UN Hunger Agency Warns Millions of People Facing Starvation by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 8 November 2021

Mother Nature, Inc. by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 8 November 2021

It's time for the renewables industry to get dirty by Joseph K. Bennett, openDemocracy, 8 November 2021

COP26: Military pollution is the skeleton in the West's climate closet by Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 8 November 2021

More Than 100,000 Take to Streets on Global Day of Action for Climate Justice by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 6 November 2021

COP26: US military 'one of the biggest polluters in the Middle East' by Umar A Farooq, Middle East Eye, 6 November 2021

More Than 1 in 4 Members of the Senate Have Fossil Fuel Investments by David Moore, Truthout, 6 November 2021

Global Elites Can't and Won't Ever Stop Climate Change by Max O'Donnell Savage, Jacobin, 5 November 2021

COP26: Fossil Fuel Companies Get Inside Climate Conference by Adam Ramsay, Consortium News, 5 November 2021

Will the people with guns allow our Planet to breathe by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 5 November 2021

As the planet wants to go green, France has a nuclear habit it just cannot kick by Vijay Prashad, Peoples Dispatch, 4 November 2021

COP26: The Middle East leaders who went, who didn't, and what's at stake by Oscar Rickett, Middle East Eye, 4 November 2021

Royal Navy's gunboat diplomacy is fueling climate crisis by Phil Miller, Declassified UK, 4 November 2021

Capitalism is killing the planet – it's time to stop buying into our own destruction by George Monbiot, ZNet, 3 November 2021

'Greenwashing = Murder': Climate Movement Marches Against Polluters' Lies in Glasgow by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 3 November 2021

COP26: Can a Singing, Dancing Rebellion Save the World? by Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, Common Dreams, 3 November 2021

What Big Oil Knew About Climate Change, in its Own Words by Benjamin Franta, Consortium News, 3 November 2021

Britain courts fossil fuel lobbying governments to increase oil and gas production by Nafeez Ahmed, Declassified UK, 2 November 2021

The Planetary Rift by John Bellamy Foster and Haris Golemis, Monthly Review, 1 November 2021

The far Right has moved from climate denial to obstructing climate action by Bernhard Forchtner, Balsa Lubarda, openDemocracy, 1 November 2021

Letter Accusing World Leaders of Climate 'Betrayal' Signed by 1 Million People—And Growing by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 1 November 2021

'Shame on You!': Climate Activists Confront World Leaders at Lavish COP26 Dinner by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 1 November 2021

'The Earth Is Speaking': Indigenous Activists Tell COP26 There's No Climate Solution Without Them by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 1 November 2021

US Brings Sorry Climate Record to Glasgow by Joe Lauria, Consortium News, 1 November 2021

G20 Summit Deemed 'Abysmal and Total Failure' on Vaccine Equity, Climate Action by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 1 November 2021

Deforestation an attack on the human rights of forest peoples by Hipólito Acevei and Gam A Shimray, Social Europe, 1 November 2021

The Brexit dark money lobby has a new target – climate change action by Peter Geoghegan, openDemocracy, 30 October 2021

An Open Letter to the Global Media by Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate, Common Dreams, 30 October 2021

From Paris to Glasgow: Fossil Fuel Industry Is Blocking Climate Action by Belén Balanyá,  Lala Hakuma Dadci, Myriam Douo, Common Dreams, 27 October 2021

Revolutionary Activism May Be Our Last Best Hope to Avert a Climate Catastrophe by C.J. Polychroniou, Common Dreams, 27 October 2021

Putin & Xi Give Boris' PR Summit a Miss by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 21 October 2021

Climate Despair, Hope, and My Long Walk to the Top of a Beautiful World by William deBuys, Common Dreams, 19 October 2021

The Global North caused the climate crisis. Now is the time to pay its dues by Adam Ramsay, openDemocracy, 16 October 2021

How to Save the World (from a Climate Armageddon) by Michael T. Klare, ZNet, 15 October 2021

Preparing For The Worst by Extinction Rebellion, ZNet, 15 October 2021

Solar panels on half the world's roofs could meet its entire electricity demand by Siddharth Joshi, James Glynn and Shivika Mittal, ZNet, 15 October 2021

Gaslighting 1.1 Billion Africans by Benjamin Attia and Morgan Bazilian, Consortium News, 15 October 2021

Building towards climate resilience in the Caribbean by Johannah-Rae Reyes, ROAR, 15 October 2021

Climate activists have transformed German politics by Adam Ramsay, openDemocracy, 14 October 2021

EU fails to reduce dependency on fossil fuels amid soaring energy bills by Maxence Peigné, openDemocracy, 13 October 2021

Code Red on FacingFuture.TV by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 12 October 2021 (text and video)

Over 70,000 March in Brussels to Demand Green New Deal, Urgent Climate Action, Common Dreams, 10 October 2021

What a Soviet ideologue can teach us about the climate crisis by Alexander Herbert, ROAR, 9 October 2021

The Amazon rainforest is losing 200,000 acres a day. Soon it will be too late by Kim Heacox, The Guardian, 7 October 2021

Study reveals-that-traffic noise is a-risk factor for dementia, Healthplan Magazine, 6 October 2021

Berlin's car ban campaign: ‘It's about how we want to live, breathe and play' by Leander Jones, The Guardian, 6 October 2021

“Low-carbon” Misses the Point: Arguments Favoring Nuclear Power as a Climate “Solution” are Fundamentally Misframed by Amory B. Lovins, CounterPunch, 6 October 2021

Siberia's Hot Streak by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 4 October 2021

'Keep Oil and Gas in the Ground,' Say Fossil Fuel Foes as Spill Ravages California Coast by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 3 October 2021

The myth of green capitalism by Katharina Pistor, Social Europe, 27 September 2021

Time is running out for a new agricultural model for the global south by Jayati Ghosh, MR Online, 25 September 2021

Hundreds of Thousands Take to Streets Worldwide for 'Uproot the System' Climate Strikes by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 24 September 2021

How big corporations and Bill Gates took over the UN food Summit by Nils McCune and Camila Escalante, The Grayzone, 23 September 2021 (video and transcript)

U.S. Militarism's Toxic, Planet-Killing Impact on Climate Policy by Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, Common Dreams, 22 September 2021

The fate of Cassandra: Dire predictions go unheeded by Lawrence Wittner, ZNet, 20 September 2021

What's Up With COP26? by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 17 September 2021

Climate Inaction Has Left Majority of Young People Believing Humanity Is 'Doomed' by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 14 September 2021

Killing German Cars by Thomas Kilkauer- Meg Young, CounterPunch, 13 September 2021

Wildfire Smoke Is Killing More Than 33,000 People Every Year by Elizabeth Gribkoff, Truthout, 12 September 2021

Power to the People. Rebellion Returns by Extinction Rebellion, ZNet, 11 September 2021

Multinationals or Mother Earth by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 10 September 2021

Solely Because of the Increasing Disorder by Vijay Prashad, ZNet, 10 September 2021

Orthostatic Tremor awareness month by Mike Senker, EuroWeekly, 9 September 2021

We Wasted 20 Years Fighting the War on Terror Instead of Climate Change by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams, 8 September 2021

Record-Breaking Disasters Across World Have Root Cause in Common: Human Activity by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 8 September 2021

Polluters Are Trying to Ensure They're Never Held Responsible for Climate Change by Walker Bragman, Jacobin, 8 September 2021

The Attack on Healthcare as a Human Right by Anis Chowdhury and  Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Consortium News, 7 September 2021

Meat and Dairy Industry 'Fanning the Flames' of Climate and Biodiversity Crises: Report by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 September 2021

'Red List of Threatened Species': A Grim Tally of Those Facing Extinction, Common Dreams, 4 September 2021

Redefining Work to Save the Planet by Jared Spears, ZNet, 3 September 2021

German Groups Sue Major Carmakers for Fueling the Climate Emergency by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 3 September 2021

Brazil's Indigenous Groups Mount Unprecedented Protest Against Destruction of the Amazon by Andrew Fishman, The Intercept, 28 August 2021

A Hell of America's Own Making by H Patricia Hynes, ScheerPost, 26 August 2021

Atmospheric CO2 Levels Haven't Been This High in 800,000 Years: NOAA by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 25 August 2021

Nearly Half the World's Children at 'Extremely High Risk' for Facing Effects of Climate Crisis, Report Finds by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 20 August 2021

'Out of Control': Brazilian Amazon Deforestation Hits Highest Level in a Decade by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 20 August 2021

Average Global Temperature Has Risen Steadily Under 40 Years of Neoliberalism by Robert Pollin and C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 14 August 2021

Where best to ride out the climate apocalypse? The billionaires' bunker fantasies go mainstream, Jonathan Cook Blog, 13 August 2021

Environmental Demonstrators vs Militarized Police by Shea Leibow, Consortium News, 12 August 2021

Greenhouse gas emissions must peak within 4 years, says leaked UN report by Fiona Harvey and Giles Tremlett, The Guardian, 12 2021

By pushing for more oil production, the US is killing its climate pledges by Adam Tooze, The Guardian, 12 2021

Days of wine and olives: how the old farming ways are paying off in Spain by Stephen Burgen, The Guardian, 10 August 2021

'Not a Report to Despair Over': IPCC Gives Humanity Clear Directive to Act Boldly and Urgently by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 9 August 2021

'Code Red for Humanity': IPCC Report Warns Window for Climate Action Is Closing Fast by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 9 August 2021

With Earth on Edge, Climate Crisis Must Be Treated Like Outbreak of a World War by C.J. Polychroniou, Common Dreams, 9 August 2021

African Faith Leaders to Gates Foundation: Drop African 'Green Revolution' by Cecilia Heffron, Common Dreams, 8 August 2021

The IPCC report is a really big deal for climate change by David Karoly, ZNet, 8 August 2021

'We Lost Everything': Greenville Residents Reel as California's Dixie Fire Grows to Historic Proportions by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 7 August 2021

‘Apocalyptic' scenes hit Greece as Athens besieged by fire by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 7 August 2021

Top Scientists to Biden and Congress: 'Go Big on Climate... Do So Now' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 6 August 2021

Is Humanity's Return to Barbarism Unavoidable? by C.J. Polychroniou, Common Dreams, 6 August 2021

Drought Flood Fire by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 6 August 2021

'Unimaginably Catastrophic': Researchers Fear Gulf Stream System Could Collapse by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 5 August 2021

The Pentagon Is Killing Us — and the Planet by Marcy Winograd, Common Dreams, 5 August 2021

Biden Made Big Compromises on Climate — and Movements That Backed Him Are Livid by Basay Sen, Truthout, 4 August 2021

Despite Promises for Global Climate Justice, Biden Falls Short in Helping Reduce Poorer Countries' Emissions by Rachel M. Cohen, The Intercept, 3 August 2021

For First Time on Record, US Renewables Generated More Electricity Than Either Coal or Nuclear in 2020 by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 31 July 2021

Nature's Own Fuel Could Save Us From the Greenhouse Effect and Electric Grid Failure by Ellen Brown, ScheerPost, 29 July 2021

Planet's Vital Signs Are Reaching Dangerous 'Tipping Points' Amid Climate Crisis, Scientists Warn by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 28 July 2021

The Apocalypse is Now by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 July 2021

Record-Breaking Heat Waves Have Arrived Decades Earlier Than Predicted by Sasha Abramsky, Truthout, 27 July 2021

It's Time for an Urgent Intervention in the Food System Ruining Our Climate by Mark Schlosberg, Common Dreams, 26 July 2021

The Way Out by Caitlin Johnstone, Consortium News, 26 July 2021

Siberia Faces 'Airpocalypse' as Unprecedented Wildfires Engulf Region in Toxic Smoke by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 21 July 2021

Time to Ban Automobile Advertising by Yves Engler, ZNet, 21 July 2021

Scientists worry Climate is increasingly out of Control by Juan Cole, ZNet, 18 July 2021

'Future Belongs to Renewable Energy': Greenland Ditches All Oil Drilling by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 16 July 2021

'We Are in Deep, Deep Sh*t': Climate Experts Shocked at Severity of Floods in Germany and Belgium by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 16 July 2021

Fighting fossil fascism for an eco-communist future by The Zetkin Collective, Kai Heron, ROAR, 15 July 2021

'Biggest Story in the World Right Now': Humanity Has Flipped Amazon From Carbon Sink to Source by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 14 July 2021

Climate change should be treated as an emergency in the same way as the pandemic, academics warn by Niall Christie, Morning Star, 13 July 2021

A Climate View From California: Teetering on the Existential Edge by Rebecca Gordon, Common Dreams, 12 July 2021

Oxfam Report Shows 11 People Are Dying of Hunger Every Minute—Outpacing Covid Fatalities by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 9 July 2021

45+ Groups Say 'Future of Our Planet Depends on Ending New Cold War' Between US and China by Kenny Stancil. Common Dreams, 8 July 2021

The looming Arctic collapse: more than 40% of north Russian buildings are starting to crumble by Atle Staalesen, MR Online, 6 July 2021

Nordic countries endure heatwave as Lapland records hottest day since 1914 by Lisa Cox and agencies, The Guardian, 6 July 2021

Seasonal Allergies Are Getting Worse Due to the Climate Crisis by Nicole Karlis, Truthout, 3 July 2021

Scientists Call Northwest Heatwave the 'Most Extreme in World Weather Records' by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 2 July 2021

Arctic Ocean's ‘Last Ice Area' Disappearing Faster Than Expected – Study, The Moscow Times, 2 July 2021

Experts Warn Florida Tower Disaster Is Climate Emergency 'Wake-Up Call' by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 29 June 2021

Lethal Heat Hits the Planet by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 June 2021

Toxic Corporations are Destroying the Planet's Soil by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 28 June 2021

Explosive Growth of Toxic Algae Threatens Water Supplies Across US by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 28 June 2021

'We Are in a Climate Emergency': As Temps Soar, Over 90% of Western US Gripped by Drought by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 25 June 2021

Terrifying UN Draft Climate Report Urges Total Transformation of Our Way of Life by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, 24 June 2021

Social Cost of Emissions: 'One of the Most Important Numbers That No One Has Ever Heard Of' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 22 June 2021

'Surreal' and 'Distressing': Climate Experts' Predictions Come True With US Heatwave by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 18 June 2021

Earth is trapping ‘unprecedented' amount of heat, Nasa says by Victoria Bekiempis, The Guardian, 17 June 2021

Scientist Who Spent Year at 'Epicenter' of Climate Crisis Warns World May Already Have Hit Arctic 'Tipping Point' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 16 June 2021

Toxic Chemicals Engulf the Planet by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 11 June 2021

World leaders ‘ignoring' role of destruction of nature in causing pandemics by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 4 June 2021

We hug the trees because the trees have no voice by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 4 June 2021

Climate tipping points could topple like dominoes, warn scientists by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 3 June 2021

Capital and the Ecology of Disease by John Bellamy Foster, Brett Clark and Hannah Holleman, Monthly Review, 1 June 2021

The Net Zero Mirage by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 May 2021 (text and video)

Resisting the everyday violence of colonial extractivism by Michael Wilson Becerril, ROAR, 24 May 2021

Tired with Tokenism, Youth Launch ‘Stronger Campaign' for UN Biodiversity Day by Alison Kentish, Inter Press Service, 20 May 2021

A Real Hotspot': Study Shows Arctic Warming 3 Times Faster Than Rest of Earth by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 20 May 2021

Lithium, Cobalt, and Rare Earths by Michael Klare, TomDispatch, 20 May 2021

Big Ag's Wedding to Big Data by Jomo Kwame Sundara, Consortium News, 14 May 2021

Poisoning the Planet's Web of Life by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 12 May 2021

Canada's Mining Industry Is Spreading Havoc Around the World — With Justin Trudeau's Support by Yves Engler, Jacobin, 7 May 2021

Commodity trading: the shadowy industry destroying the planet by Joseph Baines, Sandy Brian Hager, openDemocracy, 4 May 2021

New UN Report Highlights 'Absolutely Critical' Need to Dramatically Slash Global Methane Emissions by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 6 May 2021

Nuclear Climate Change: Washington Heats Things Up by Brian Cloughley, Information Clearing House, 6 May 2021

Study Warns of 'Rapid and Unstoppable' Sea Level Rise If World Misses Paris Climate Targets by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 5 May 2021

We have no answers; we have questions. Urgent ones by John Holloway, ROAR, 1 May 2021


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