The Hopeful Environmentalist
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Trump is following in Ronald Reagan's footsteps by pushing against regulations, but in the 1980s, it only awakened the public to environmental concerns.
Academics are getting out of touch with the rest of society. This helps explains the sorry state of our public discourse on science.
Science explains how people are changing our natural systems, but we need to recognize the importance – and power – of emotions and the spiritual world in charting a course to the future.
Cognitive dissonance: scholars need to confront the undeniable conflict of pushing for action on climate change, while maintaining a high-energy lifestyle.
A thought experiment: how will people view mobility and personal vehicles once we have electric, autonomous vehicles in the future?
The Paris Climate Agreement was a strong political signal, but the mainstream business community needs many more before it acts decisively on climate change.
In the last Republican presidential debate, two candidates spoke out on climate change – a sign that the tide is turning away from linking conservative policies with denying climate change.
Pope Francis has embroiled himself in the partisan politics of the US by taking on important yet hot-button issues that span the political spectrum.
Many people consider capitalism the cause of climate change. Can leading thinkers in business and academia make business the primary means to tackle the climate crisis?
The ink is still drying on the Pope’s Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si’” or “On Care for Our Common Home,” and scholars, critics and pundits will analyze and assess it for years to come. But one aspect of…