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Gaia. Design For a Better World! Study Reveals Earth is Moving Towards an Extinction 'Danger' Zone. Geometry of Thinking for Sustainable Global Governance. 24th October 2009 | Draft Cognitive Implication of Synergetics Produced in relation to The Buckminster Fuller Challenge 2010, organized by The Buckminster Fuller Institute, in support of the development and implementation of a strategy that has significant potential to solve humanity's most pressing problems.

Geometry of Thinking for Sustainable Global Governance

Foreign affairs: 23 new books I wish Obama and Romney would read - 'The Invisible Arab: The Promise and Peril of the Arab Revolution,' by Marwan Bishara. The Danger The Planet Faces Because Human Instinct Overpowers Human Reason  The numbers are in. 2014 was the hottest year on Earth ever recorded (records go back to 1888).

The Danger The Planet Faces Because Human Instinct Overpowers Human Reason 

December finished it off as the hottest month ever. 6 of the months last year, in fact, hold that record. The last time a 'coldest month ever' was recorded, was 1916. Things are heating up. But not just heating up. That's only part of the story. To make it clear, this is bad news. Transgressing a boundary increases the risk that human activities could inadvertently drive the Earth System into a much less hospitable state, damaging efforts to reduce poverty and leading to a deterioration of human wellbeing in many parts of the world, including wealthy countries.

But here is my question; did you notice any of those changes? You woke up each day last year and went about your business as any human does, compelled by deep and ancient instincts to do the things necessary to get yourself safely to bed at night. Right now the global temperature records are making all the news. Human Pressure on Earth Has Reached Extinction Danger Critical Level.

First proposed by a group of Earth system and environmental scientists, planetary boundaries is an Earth system framework designed to define “safe operating space for humanity.”

Human Pressure on Earth Has Reached Extinction Danger Critical Level

According to Wikipedia, this framework was designed for governments at all levels, international organizations, the scientific community, private sector and civil society, and is based on research that has shown that human activities have become the main driver of global environmental change since the Industrial Revolution. 10 tips for living with less plastic. It's impossible to avoid plastic entirely, but there are effective ways to limit your exposure.

10 tips for living with less plastic

Plastic is so commonplace in our world today that it’s nearly impossible to imagine I a life without it. Striving for a plastic-free life, however, remains a noble and worthwhile goal – and it’s becoming easier with every year that passes, as more people demand plastic alternatives and refuse to participate in the grotesque plastic waste that’s filling our planet’s landfills. Here are some tips on how to get rid of plastic at home. Don’t worry; it’s easier than you think! 1. If you check the bottom of any plastic container, you’ll see a number (1 through 7) inside a triangle made of arrows. . #3 – Polyvinyl Chloride, an extremely toxic plastic that contains dangerous additives such as lead and phthalates and is used in plastic wrap, some squeeze bottles, peanut butter jars, and children’s toys 2.

Native Environmental News and Articles. Environmental Issues. Why Did Russia Ban The Use Of Microwave Ovens?  Monsanto taking over global agriculture. Globalists Attack U.S.

Monsanto taking over global agriculture

Sovereign Rights Every Day! Sebelius Steps Down BREAKING Bundy Ranch Interview: Government Cattle Rustling Violates Constitutional Rights The Real Endangered Species is Ranchers BLM Caught Illegally Destroying 100 Yr Old Water Tanks Nevada Citizens Sick & Tired of Passive State Government Breaking! Boehner: American People Deserve the Truth about Benghazi, IRS Police Get Military Tank for Town of 7,000 Residents Land Dispute Exposes Land Management Lies Feds Assault Cancer Victim, Pregnant Woman in Clash With Bundy Supporters. Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead - Modern Homesteading. Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient homestead, and it’s unlikely that any two 1-acre farms will follow the same plan or methods or agree completely on how to homestead.

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead - Modern Homesteading

Some people like cows; other people are afraid of them. Some people like goats; other people cannot keep them out of the garden. Some people will not slaughter animals and have to sell their surplus stock off to people who will kill them; others will not sell surplus stock off at all because they know that the animals will be killed; and still others will slaughter their own animals to provide their family with healthy meat.

For myself, on a 1-acre farm of good, well-drained land, I would keep a cow and a goat, a few pigs and maybe a dozen hens. The goat would provide me with milk when the cow was dry. Raising a Dairy Cow Cow or no cow? FREEDOMLINK. Household Products Database. No Impact Man. Dear friends, I don't say this often but I am scared. Not scared to the point of paralysis. Not scared enough to run away. Not scared enough to stop trying to help. Not scared enough to think we're doomed.

I was lucky when Hurricane Sandy hit. That night, the lights flickered a couple of times. But when I woke up, lower Manhattan was flooded and without power. My Plastic-free Life. WebEcoist.