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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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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    The climate crisis brought on by our use of fossil fuels which is threatening the human habitat was the topic of the entire August 6th 2018 New York Times magazine. The article  presents previously unknown information on how …

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