Tag: Greenpeace

Arctic Dreaming? History, Resource Development, and the Future of the Arctic Meltdown

By John Sandlos We have all heard the news stories: a warming climate is destined to melt huge sections of the multi-year polar sea ice, potentially unlocking the last great untapped reservoirs of oil and natural gas in the world. The media has been…

Governmental Coercion Is Our Only Hope? A Commentary

Post by Rachel Shindelar If we are going to stop producing greenhouse gases and successfully mitigate climate change, we do not have time to wait around for individuals to become virtuous. Governmental coercion is our only hope. At least, this is what Oxford University…

The Alpha Experiment

Post by Dominic Kotas Imagine that, at some point in the future, we discover another planet (Planet Alpha). It’s perfect for us. Somehow it satisfies all our requirements and renders Earth irrelevant to our survival. So, we leave Earth, and move into our new…