by Joan Hoffman The frustration of encountering “unknown unknowns” is familiar to everyone, such as when some part of the body that we didn’t even know existed suddenly hurts and we don’t know what to do about it.  And, sometimes, …

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          Parisian Cafe Smoking      Parisian Building         Coal Plant Smoking I had dismissed as routine touristic gushing that oft heard claim, “Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world!” However, just …

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The Need for Nuanced Conversations: About Wildfires.For Instance . by Joan Hoffman Tree Dance/Nature The advisability of a harmonious relationship with nature  is often an implicit or explicit recommendation in the sustainability movement. However, nature, which did give birth to …

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2018  7:30-9:30  17 John Street, Manhattan Charles Eisenstein: Flipping the Script on Climate Change   https://www.garrisoninstitute.org/event/charles-eisenstein-flipping-the-script-on-climate-change/ Please Note: This event takes place at https://www.theassemblage.com/  in Manhattan.  How can we reimagine the framing, tactics, and goals we employ in our journey …

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What Happens When the Alt-Right Believes in Climate Change https://jewishcurrents.org/report/what-happens-when-alt-right-believes-climate-change/ A group of migrants approach a US Navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea in July 2016. Photo: US Navy Report LAST SEPTEMBER, as record-breaking hurricanes thrashed the Caribbean and southeastern US, …

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a jury ruled that Monsanto’s weed killer round up caused cancer and order the company to pay the victim $289 in damages. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6049007/Roundup-cancerous-jury-declares.html Chlorpyrfios, an insecticide which damages children’s brains, must again be banned by the EPA, which had stopped …

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