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TL:n artikkeleita - Articles by TL


Uutta maailmaa odotellessa alkaa olla kiire, 25.6.2017

Teollisen maatalouden kirous, 18.12.2016

Taloudellisen kasvun tuhovoima, 28.5.2014

Autokulttuurin sietämätön sitkeys, 7.3.2014

Ilmastorikolliset uhkaavat planeettaamme, 3.11.2013

Vinoutuneen kulutuskulttuurin kirot, 4.9.2013

The coming demise of car culture, 18 May 2010


Onko toivoa vai romahtaako sivilisaatiomme?
Media Lens, 2.12.2017 (suomennos TL)


Articles by guest writers:

Environment: We need a plan B by Laura L. Klure, 30 January 2012


Muiden kirjoittajien artikkeleita - Articles by other writers

This is my message to the western world – your civilisation is killing life on Earth by Nemonte Nenquimo, The Guardian, 12 October 2020

Honda going electric and ExxonMobil slumps: the clean energy tide turns by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 12 October 2020

For an egalitarian, cooperative road to an ecosocialist future by Green Left, ZNet, 9 October 2020

Air pollution particles in young brains linked to Alzheimer's damage by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 6 October 2020

'This is the Everest of zero carbon' – inside York's green home revolution by Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian, 4 October 2020

Kiss the Amazon Rainforest Goodbye by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 2 October 2020

Johnson's pledges on the environment are worthless. Worse is how cynical they are by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 30 September 2020

Boundless Dying Trees by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 29 September 2020

The wurst is over: why Germany now loves to go vegetarian by Philip Oltermann, The Guardian, 27 September 2020

The Dying Planet Report 2020 by Robert Hunziker, MR Online, 24 September 2020

Highlighting 'Extreme Carbon Inequality,' Oxfam Study Shows World's Richest 1% Emit More Than Twice as Much CO2 as Poorest 50% by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 21 September 2020

Greenwashing Capitalism Won’t Heal the Planet by Collective 20, ZNet, 21 September 2020

'Delay, Distract, and Derail': New Report Reveals How Plastic Polluters Have Avoided Regulation Worldwide for Decades by Lisa Newcomb, Common Dreams, 17 September 2020

Most plastic will never be recycled – and the manufacturers couldn’t care less by Arwa Mahdawi, The Guardian, 16 September 2020

California’s Apocalyptic ‘Second Nature’ by Mike Davis, ZNet, 15 September 2020

Trump Scoffs at Plea to Take Climate Change Seriously Amid Fires, Mocks Science Instead by Robert Mackey, The Intercept, 15 September 2020

US Fires as Metaphor by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 15 September 2020

Oregon can’t fight wildfires because its helicopters were sent to Afghanistan by Alan MacLeod, MR Online, 15 September 2020

"Colonizing the Atmosphere": How Rich, Western Nations Drive the Climate Crisis by Sarah Lazare, In These Times, 14 September 2020

“These Are Climate Fires”: Oregon Firefighter Ecologist Says Devastating Blazes Are a Wake-Up Call. Democracy Now! 14 September 2020 (video and transcript)

Climate Emergency Overdrive: Our Age of Compound Disasters as 10% of Oregon Is Evacuated, California Burns, and Louisiana Sinks by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 12 September 2020

'Nature Is Unraveling': New WWF Report Reveals 'Alarming' 68% Plummet in Wildlife Populations Worldwide Since 1970 by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 10 September 2020

“This Is Climate Change”: West Coast Fires Scorch Millions of Acres & Blot Out the Sun, Democracy Now! 10 September 2020 (video and transcript)

Brazil's 63,000 Fires by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 8 September 2020

‘Green' billionaires behind professional activist network that led suppression of ‘Planet of the Humans' documentary by Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone, 7 September 2020

‘This is a problem across the whole of the nation’: 60% of population living with air pollution above legal limits by Harry Cockburn, Independent, 6 September 2020

50,000-Foot Smoke Plumes and Record-Shattering Heatwave as Climate Emergency Grips California by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 6 September 2020

'We Need a Free Press But Do Not Have It': UK Climate Campaigners Defend Blockade of Murdoch's Destructive Media Empire by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 5 September 2020

Threat of Devastating Hurricane Laura Highlights a GOP With 'Absolutely No Plan to Deal With the Climate Crisis' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 26 August 2020

As Party of Climate Denial Meets, Wildfires Rage and Hurricanes Target Gulf Coast by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 25 August 2020

Population panic lets rich people off the hook for the climate crisis they are fuelling by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 25 August 2020

California wildfires: Trump declares major disaster as state braces for worsening conditions by Maanvi Singh and Oliver Milman, The Guardian, 23 August 2020

Nothing has changed and the Amazon burns again by Manuela Andreoni, openDemocracy, 21 August 2020

Reuters (Unsurprisingly) Looks Away as Ecuador Tries to Outlaw Opposition Parties by Joe Emersberger, ZNet, 19 August 2020

Greenland Succumbs by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 19 August 2020

On Day Scientists Announce Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet ‘Irreversible,’ Trump to permit Arctic oil, gas Drilling by Juan Cole, ZNet, 18 August 2020

The government is looking the other way while Britain's rivers die before our eyes by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 12 August 2020

The World on Fire by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 7 August 2020

Canadian ice shelf area bigger than Manhattan collapses due to rising temperatures by Reuters, The Guardian, 7 August 2020

‘Collapse of civilisation is the most likely outcome’: top climate scientists by Asher Moses, Voice of Action, 4 August 2020

Marxs Ecology – review by John Bellamy Foster, MR Online, 4 August 2020 (video)

We Have Entered the "End Game" for Oil—With "Permanent Demand Destruction" by Andy Rowell, Common Dreams, 31 July 2020

Brazilian Amazon Drained of Millions of Wild Animals by Criminal Networks: Report by Sharon Guynup, Global Research, 28 July 2020

People want a greener, happier world now by George Monbiot, ZNet, 26 July 2020

Thawing Arctic Permafrost by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 24 July 2020

First active leak of sea-bed methane discovered in Antarctica by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 22 July 2020

Dramatic footage fuels fears Amazon fires could be worse than last year by Dom Phillips, The Guardian, 17 July 2020

The Inertia Bugaboo by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 16 July 2020

Siberia Heat 'Almost Impossible' Without Climate Change by Patrick Galey, AFP, The Moscow Times, 16 July 2020

The faulty science, doomism, and flawed conclusions of Deep Adaptation by Thomas Nicholas, Galen Hall and Colleen Schmidt, openDemocracy, 14 July 2020

'We Will Sue,' Vow Green Groups After Trump Guts Nation's Key Environmental Law by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 15 July 2020

Nearly 300 Wildfires in Siberia Amid Record Warm Weather by Maria Antonova, AFP, The Moscow Times, 12 July 2020

Updated Species Extinction List Signals 'Urgent Action Needed to Save Life on Earth' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 9 July 2020

Humanity on Track to Soon Hit 1.5ºC Paris Accord Limit as Atmospheric CO2 Nears Level Not Seen in 15 Million Years by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 9 July 2020

As Arctic Burns, New Data Shows June 2020 Capped Off Year Tied for Hottest on Record by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 July 2020

, Helsinki Times, 4 July 2020

It’s Not Just Meat: All Farm and Food Workers Are in Peril by Stan Cox, CounterPunch, 2 July 2020

Europe losing forest to harvesting at alarming rate, data suggests by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 1 July 2020

South pole warming three times faster than rest of the world, our research shows by Kyle Clem, The Guardian, 30 June 2020

Arctic Heat Overwhelms Green Infighting Issues by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 29 June 2020

'Warning Sign of Major Proportions': Number of Siberian Forest Fires Increase Fivefold in Week Since Record High Temperature by Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 27 June 2020

Amazon Rainforest Hit By Killer Droughts by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 25 June 2020

How did wildlife groups start collaborating in the destruction of nature? by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 24 June 2020

ROAR Roundtable: COVID-19 and the climate crisis by ROAR Collective, 23 June 2020

‘That’s a first’: Sky-high temperatures in the Arctic Circle are terrifying climate experts by Jake Johnson, AlterNet, 23 June 2020

The Final 100 Seconds by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 22 June 2020

World has six months to avert climate crisis, says energy expert by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 18 June 2020

Experts Say $17.5 Billion Writedown by BP Prove Oil Giant Knows 'Reserves of Oil and Gas Increasingly Worthless' by Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 15 June 2020

Research Shows 'Linking Climate Policy to Social and Economic Justice Makes It More Popular' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 12 June 2020

Save the Insects, Save the Farmers, Save Ourselves: New Global Report Calls for End of Industrial Agriculture by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 9 June 2020

'Quietly Putting Hundreds of Species at Risk,' Trump Opens 5,000 Square Miles of Atlantic Ocean to Commercial Fishing by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 6 June 2020

As CO2 Levels Build Up Like 'Trash in a Landfill,' Earth Has Hottest May on Record by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 5 June 2020

Swords into ploughshares; planes into ventilator parts by Hilary Wainwright, Red Pepper, 5 June 2020

By Pouring Billions Into Fossil Fuel Industry, EU's Central Bank Accused of 'Playing Both Firefighter and Arsonist' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 4 June 2020

Jane Goodall Warns Humanity Will Be 'Finished' After Covid-19 Without Ending 'Absolute Disrespect for Animals and the Environment' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 3 June 2020

Let's Pay Attention to What COVID-19 Is Trying to Tell Us About Climate Change by Janis Petzel, Common Dreams, 26 May 2020

Unite Behind Environmental Science: Transforming Values and Behaviour is as Important as Restoring Global Ecosystems by Ana María Hernández Salgar, Inter Press Service, 22 May 2020

10C Above Baseline by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 22 May 2020

Can we simultaneously oppose Bayer/Monsanto's biotechnology and support Cuba's Interferon Alpha 2B? by Don Fitz, MR Online, 13 May 2020

CO2 Levels Break Record, Hitting New High & Raising Alarm by Jessica Corbett, Consortium News, 13 May 2020

The Wet-Bulb Peril Has Arrived… Way Too Early by Robert Kunziker, CounterPunch, 12 May 2020

The Green New Deal Is the Key to Ending Forever Wars by Lindsay Koshgarian, Truthout, 8 May 2020

Trump Promoting Fossil Fuels will displace Millions toward US by Juan Cole, ZNet, 6 May 2020

Notes from the Editors, Monthly Review, 1 May 2020

Bail Out the Planet by George Monbiot, ZNet, 1 May 2020

The Biomass Fiasco by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 1 May 2020

Tomgram: Michael Klare, A Silver Lining in the Global Pandemic, TomDispatch.com, 28 April 2020

The Solutions to the Climate Crisis No One is Talking About by Robert Reich, Common Dreams, 25 April 2020

Toxic Agriculture and the Gates Foundation by Colin Todhunter, off-guardian.org, 24 April 2020

Now is the Perfect Time to Fight Climate Change by Sonali Kolhatkar, CounterPunch, 24 April 2020

Thirteen theses on the imminent ecological catastrophe and the (revolutionary) means of averting it by Michael Löwy, Defend Democracy Press, 23 April 2020

Bill McKibben on Earth Day at 50: We Must Stop Subsidizing Fossil Fuel Industry Wrecking the Planet, Democracy Now! 22 April 2020 (video and transcript)

Milan announces ambitious scheme to reduce car use after lockdown by Laura Laker, The Guardian, 21 April 2020

State of the climate: First quarter of 2020 is second warmest on record by Zeke Hausfather, Carbon Brief, 20 April 2020

Climate Change Multiplies the Threats of Infectious Diseases by Daniel Ross, Truthout, 19 April 2020

Africa's Exploding Plastic Nightmare by Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, 19 Aptil 2020

Abrupt Ecosystem Collapse by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 15 April

Burning Fossil Fuels Made Coronavirus Death Rate Worse, and Kills 200K Americans Per Year, Not to Mention Global Heating by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 12 April 2020

Combating Covid-19 and climate change—one fight by Ludovic Voet, Sosial Europe, 7 April 2020

Engels on nature and humanity by Michael Roberts, MR Online, 6 April 2020

The Earth Is Telling Us We Must Rethink Our Growth Society by William E. Rees, The Tyee, 6 April 2020

Catastrophe capitalism: climate change, COVID-19, and economic crisis by John Bellamy Foster and Farooque Chowdhury, Monthly Review, 1 April 2020

The Rift of Éire by John Bellamy Foster, Monthly Review, 1 April 2020

Trump to roll back Obama-era clean car rules in huge blow to climate fight by Emily Holden, The Guardian, 31 March 2020

UN Chief Warns World 'Way Off Track' on Tackling Climate Crisis as New Report Underscores Need for Bold Global Action by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 11 March 2020

Global Warming on a Rampage by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 10 March 2020

Coronavirus and Ebola Show We Can't Leave Vaccine Development to Big Pharma by Juliana Broad, Truthout, 9 March 2020

What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic: Timeline and Analysis by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 8 March 2020

Momento Mori - Unpopular Thoughts on Corona Virus by Craig Murray, 7 March 2020

World Health Organization warns of need for urgent response as coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 by Bryan Dyne, World Socialist Web Site, 7 March 2020

Coronavirus Matters, the Stock Market Doesn't, and Thinking It Does May Literally Kill Us by Jon Schwarz, The Intercept, 6 March 2020

All the Devastating Epidemics That Coronavirus is Distracting Us From by Tamara Pearson, CounterPunch, 6 March 2020

The Climate Movement Has Gained Unprecedented Momentum Since 2018 by Sharon Zhang, Truthout, 6 March 2020

Corporations are human creations. We can't let them threaten our survival by David Korten, openDemocracy, 5 March 2020

'Alarming': Tropical Forests in Shift From Carbon Sponge to Carbon Source by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 4 March 2020

Why Do Cars Kill More People in Unequal Nations? by Sam Pizzigati, CounterPunch, 4 March 2020

Interview: Misinformation & Uncontainable Viruses by David P. Fidler and Samira Sadeque, Consortium News, 3 March 2020

Toxic Agriculture and the Gates Foundation by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 2 March 2020

Patents Are Slowing the Development of a Coronavirus Vaccine by Dean Baker, Truthout, 2 March 2020

Native Activists Are Forging a Just Transition to Renewable Energy by Winona LaDuke, Truthout, 1 March 2020

Why our food systems must be transformed by Seble Samuel, openDemocracy, 1 March 2020

The Trump administration's incompetent and criminally negligent response to the coronavirus outbreak by Joseph Kishore, World Socialist Web Site, 29 February 2020

Pence Hates Science. Tasking Him With Coronavirus Response Could Cost Lives by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, 28 February 2020

Trump touts biodefense strategy but slashes funding to detect and combat outbreaks like coronavirus by Matt Field, MR Online, 28 February 2020

Forever-Chemicals Tap Water by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 February 2020

Why COVID-19 is more insidious than other coronaviruses by Nicole Karlis, AlterNet, 28 February 2020

Globalization, Coronavirus and Our Precarious Medical Supply Chains by F. William Engdahl, Information Clearing House, 28 February 2020

What Noma did next: how the 'New Nordic' is reshaping the food world by Kieran Morris, The Guardian, 28 February 2020

How the Greens won Budapest by Adam Ramsay, openDemocracy, 21 February 2020

The Fate of the Planet Rests on Dethroning the IMF and World Bank by Johanna Bozuwa and Thomas M. Hanna, In These Times, 21 February 2020

First look under imperilled Antarctic glacier finds 'warm water coming from all directions' by Jeff Tollefson, Nature, 20 February 2020

Breakdown or breakthrough? Degrowth and the Great Transition by Zack Walsh, openDemocracy, 16 February 2020

Climate Crisis Could Cause a Third of Plant and Animal Species to Disappear Within 50 Years: Study by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 14 February 2020

Menace on the Menu in Post-EU Britain by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 14 February 2020

We Should Be Wary of Blaming Overpopulation for the Climate Crisis by Heather Alberro, Consortium News, 12 February 2020

'Surprised, No. Disgusted, Yes': Study Shows Deepwater Horizon Oil Spread Much Further Than Previously Known by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 12 February 2020

'The Saddest Thing Is That This Won't Be Breaking News': Concentration of CO2 Hits Record High of 416 ppm by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 12 February 2020

These three post-Brexit bills bulldoze a hole through environmental protections by Fiona Harvey: The Guardian, 12 February 2020

Food fears grow as swarms of locusts reach Uganda and Tanzania by Jason Burke, The Guardian, 10 February 2020

A year of record climate disasters in Africa by Nnimmo Bassey, People and Nature, 10 February 2020

'Overwhelming and terrifying': the rise of climate anxiety by Matthew Taylor, The Guardian, 10 February 2020

Misinformation on the coronavirus might be the most contagious thing about it by Adam Kucharski, The Guardian, 8 February 2020

Record-Breaking Temperature of Nearly 65ºF Logged in Antarctica as Scientists Sound Alarm Over Rapid Ice Melt by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 7 February 2020

'Consitent With a Mass Extinction': New Study Warns Climate Chaos Driving Rapid Decline of Bumblebees by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 February 2020

Coronavirus Epidemic: WHO Declares a “Fake” Global Public Health Emergency by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 31 January 2020

China’s virus response has been ‘breathtaking’ by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 30 January 2020

Calling for Spread of 'Facts, Not Fear,' WHO Declares Global Health Emergency as Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in 18 Countries by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 30 January 2020

Critics: Trump EPA's Formal Assertion Glyphosate Poses No Risk to Human Health Indication of 'Troubling Allegiance' With Bayer/Monsanto by Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 30 January 2020

Inequality makes climate crisis much harder to tackle by Larry Elliott, The Guardian, 26 January 2020

Global Groundwater Is Threatened by Unsustainable Practices Amid Climate Crisis by Daniel Ross, Truthout, 26 January 2020

A Climate Time Bomb With Trump's Name Inscribed by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 24 January 2020

Australian bushfires to contribute to huge annual increase in global carbon dioxide by Adam Morton, The Guardian, 24 January 2020

'The Most Dangerous Situation That Humanity Has Ever Faced': Doomsday Clock Now 100 Seconds to Midnight by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 23 January 2020

Wildfires show us how the climate emergency is already affecting Europe by

Big Pharma Is Literally Poisoning Us by Thom Hartmann, Truthdig, 20 January 2020

Despite Trump Vows, Coal Industry Falling as Wind Power Surges in US and Worldwide by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 19 January 2020

The Pesticide Industry’s Playbook for Poisoning the Earth by Lee Fang, ZNet, 19 January 2020

Ozone Layer Recovery Is Being Undermined by Pollution From U.S. Companies by Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, 18 January 2020

How Nottingham is racing to be the UK’s first carbon neutral city by Colin Drury, Independent, 18 January 2020

Here's the Truth: Trump's Economy Is an Absolute Disaster for People and the Planet by Joseph Stiglitz, Common Dreams, 17 January 2020

Gone Fishing? No Fish but Plenty of Pesticides and a Public Health Crisis by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 17 January 2020

'Scale of This Failure Has No Precedent': Scientists Say Hot Ocean 'Blob' Killed One Million Seabirds by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 16 January 2020

Barcelona announces €563 million plan to reduce greenhouse gases by Clara Blanchar, El País in English, 16 January 2020

Madrid Central scheme sees city pollution fall to 10-year low by Miguel Ángel Medina, El País in English, 15 January 2020

'Unquestionably Alarming Signs': New Data Confirms Earth Just Had Hottest Decade on Record by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 15 January 2020

Like Adding 'Five to Six Hiroshima Bombs of Heat Each Second,' Study Shows Oceans Warming at Record Rate by Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 14 January 2020

Driving into a city should become as antisocial as smoking by Gaby Hinsliff, The Guardian, 14 January 2020

The War on the War on Cancer by Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, 12 January 2020

Mega Droughts Engulf Countries by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 10 January 2020

Lab-grown food will soon destroy farming – and save the planet by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 8 January 2020

'Because Insects Are Key to Our Own Survival,' 73 Scientists Unveil Global Roadmap to Battle Bugpocalypse by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 6 January 2020

We are seeing the very worst of our scientific predictions come to pass in these bushfires by

A Growing Movement Shows There Is an Alternative to Capitalism by Laura Flanders, Truthout, 2 January 2020

This can be the year when we recharge nature – and ourselves by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 2 January 2020

The Lost Decade by John Vidal, ZNet, 1 January 2020


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