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Beyond belief

“They loved each other beyond belief- She was a strumpet, he was a thief.” -Henrich Heine, “New Poems,” 1797-1856   The vocabulary of religion is not serving us well when it comes to battling – or even discussing – climate change. Recently a friend sent me a link to a video of Karen Armstrong accepting […]

What environmentalists can learn from the Nazis

We must never forget that Hitler and the Nazis rose to power in Germany not through force but largely though the promise of comfort and security.

Dear Mr. Fallows: It doesn’t follow

Our biggest challenge is not, as James Fallows argues, meeting an ever-growing demand for energy. Our biggest challenge is avoiding catastrophic climate change — caused primarily by the burning of holocaustic coal — that could kill and impoverish far more human beings than Hitler ever did.