The Dominant Animal

Human Evolution and the Environment

WHERE WILL CHINA’S (AND OUR) ENERGY COME FROM

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Thoughts on oil, consumption, and the future

http://www.truthout.org/after-peak-oil-are-we-heading-toward-social-collapse58635

Recent report on geoengineering for climate mitigation

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Chapter 13. Altering the Global Atmosphere

Chapter Summary For most of human history, the activities of Homo sapiens had no significant effect on Earth’s atmosphere. But since the industrial revolution, civilization has increasingly changed the envelope of gases that surrounds us, usually in ways that are detrimental to human well-being. The acidification of rain was the first alteration to attract wide [...]