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From Embers: Climate Crisis, Activism, and the Future Of The Planet

For this episode From Embers sat down (in person!) with author, farmer and organizer Aric McBay. We talked about the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, what climate scientists are now saying about the future of the planet, whether it’s still worth trying to stop climate change, and whether and how to maintain hope in the face of increasingly apocalyptic news.

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Climate Destruction is Systemic – the Response Cannot Be “Individually Blame Ourselves”

At the beginning of August 2021, the IPCC (The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change) reported on the latest evidence and announced a “code red for humanity” (https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sixth-assessment-report-working-group-i/ ).  This made headlines for 24 hours, then vanished.

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SödrⒶ Klubben: The IPCC Report or Green Business as Usual

We live in a time when it is not only animal species that are disappearing; so too are the words, expressions, and gestures of human solidarity. A cloak of silence has been forcibly imposed on emancipatory struggle: the struggles of women, or of the unemployed, the ‘marginalized’, and immigrants – the new proletarians.” – Félix Guattari

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