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Rupert Read 🌍
Public philosopher based at . Spokesperson for . Former spokesperson, MP-candidate, MEP-candidate and councillor.
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linda MacCarthy studied Philosophy & Sociology UCD 1h
Act Locally, Think Globally. The ecology of holistic systems thinking. Extinction Rebellion and the multi-faceted layers of individual involvement.
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The paper by Chenet et al is good. I saw an early version of it.
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Replying to @ISDaramus @kmac and 3 others
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Mike Holderness Jul 29
Worth repeating: actual actuarial experts respond to the UK government's attempt to obfuscate pandemic deaths: "...what has changed from this news about mis-reporting? From our perspective, nothing."
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If you want to know what's next, WATCH…
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Peter Kalmus ɪꜱ ᴛʜᴇ ᴘᴇᴏᴘʟᴇ'ꜱ ᴄʟɪᴍᴀᴛᴇ ꜱᴄɪᴇɴᴛɪꜱᴛ 13h
As a kid I was a huge fan of Star Trek. I loved the utopian vision. Of COURSE we'd all learn to get along and build a more beautiful world! There's only one problem: dilithium crystals aren't real. We need to envision a beautiful but low-energy future.
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Check out for detail.
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And the tragedy is: we are already mostly missing this opportunity. The traffic returns; the air flights recommence; the bird song gets drowned out again; the deadly air pollution cranks up; planning rules are thrown out; bailouts proceed apace.. We need
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Tom Scott 45m
At least one person has been killed in after Lukashenko's forces violently attacked large crowds protesting the shamelessly rigged election. Incredible bravery & determination on the part of protesters. Pictures from Reuters.
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Greta Thunberg 19h
Indigenous peoples are on the frontlines of the climate- and ecological crisis. But they are also leading the fight against it. The solutions need to include indigenous peoples. And there can of course not be climate justice without indigenous justice.
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linda MacCarthy studied Philosophy & Sociology UCD 57m
"In nature there is no outside or inside" Rilke. The living organism of planet earth is the medium of our existence. We are OF the earth, interwoven into the intricate complexity of her being. What we do to upset the balance of her being, we do to ourselves. Life is ONE system.
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This is an impressive piece. Read it carefully, right through, and you’ll see that it amounts to a dethroning of models and a tacit call for the Precautionary Principle. Philosophy, as the article suggests, has a responsibility to lead here.
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I cover that extensively in my book: see especially chapter 26.
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Andrew Boswell 🍃💚🍃 3h
Pls RT admit quite brazenly that CO2 emissions are planned/predicted to go up in Norfolk EVEN WITHOUT road building. &as they plan massive road build on top of that,emissions will skyrocket Here is impact of their policy in area (8% rise in 2018) 👇
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Neal Lawson 3h
We live in a Post Democracy. Important article by ⁦
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Anthony Costello 3h
The most important advice to head teachers. Open every window in your school, and keep them open.
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NEW: This key talk on Transformative Adaptation is now available to watch...this was a powerful event, moving, informative, dialogical. Please RT.
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Greens!: Deep down we all know that things will never be ‘normal’ again; I’ve dedicated my life to preparing for these emergencies... READ!
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