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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


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


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How to Save the World (from a Climate Armageddon) by Michael T. Klare, ZNet, 15 October 2021

Preparing For The Worst by Extinction Rebellion, ZNet, 15 October 2021

Solar panels on half the world's roofs could meet its entire electricity demand by Siddharth Joshi, James Glynn and Shivika Mittal, ZNet, 15 October 2021

Gaslighting 1.1 Billion Africans by Benjamin Attia and Morgan Bazilian, Consortium News, 15 October 2021

Building towards climate resilience in the Caribbean by Johannah-Rae Reyes, ROAR, 15 October 2021

Climate activists have transformed German politics by Adam Ramsay, openDemocracy, 14 October 2021

EU fails to reduce dependency on fossil fuels amid soaring energy bills by Maxence Peigné, openDemocracy, 13 October 2021

Code Red on FacingFuture.TV by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 12 October 2021 (text and video)

Over 70,000 March in Brussels to Demand Green New Deal, Urgent Climate Action, Common Dreams, 10 October 2021

What a Soviet ideologue can teach us about the climate crisis by Alexander Herbert, ROAR, 9 October 2021

The Amazon rainforest is losing 200,000 acres a day. Soon it will be too late by Kim Heacox, The Guardian, 7 October 2021

Study reveals-that-traffic noise is a-risk factor for dementia, Healthplan Magazine, 6 October 2021

Berlin's car ban campaign: ‘It's about how we want to live, breathe and play' by Leander Jones, The Guardian, 6 October 2021

“Low-carbon” Misses the Point: Arguments Favoring Nuclear Power as a Climate “Solution” are Fundamentally Misframed by Amory B. Lovins, CounterPunch, 6 October 2021

Siberia's Hot Streak by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 4 October 2021

'Keep Oil and Gas in the Ground,' Say Fossil Fuel Foes as Spill Ravages California Coast by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 3 October 2021

The myth of green capitalism by Katharina Pistor, Social Europe, 27 September 2021

Time is running out for a new agricultural model for the global south by Jayati Ghosh, MR Online, 25 September 2021

Hundreds of Thousands Take to Streets Worldwide for 'Uproot the System' Climate Strikes by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 24 September 2021

How big corporations and Bill Gates took over the UN food Summit by Nils McCune and Camila Escalante, The Grayzone, 23 September 2021 (video and transcript)

U.S. Militarism's Toxic, Planet-Killing Impact on Climate Policy by Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, Common Dreams, 22 September 2021

The fate of Cassandra: Dire predictions go unheeded by Lawrence Wittner, ZNet, 20 September 2021

What's Up With COP26? by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 17 September 2021

Climate Inaction Has Left Majority of Young People Believing Humanity Is 'Doomed' by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 14 September 2021

Killing German Cars by Thomas Kilkauer- Meg Young, CounterPunch, 13 September 2021

Wildfire Smoke Is Killing More Than 33,000 People Every Year by Elizabeth Gribkoff, Truthout, 12 September 2021

Power to the People. Rebellion Returns by Extinction Rebellion, ZNet, 11 September 2021

Multinationals or Mother Earth by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 10 September 2021

Solely Because of the Increasing Disorder by Vijay Prashad, ZNet, 10 September 2021

Orthostatic Tremor awareness month by Mike Senker, EuroWeekly, 9 September 2021

We Wasted 20 Years Fighting the War on Terror Instead of Climate Change by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams, 8 September 2021

Record-Breaking Disasters Across World Have Root Cause in Common: Human Activity by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 8 September 2021

Polluters Are Trying to Ensure They're Never Held Responsible for Climate Change by Walker Bragman, Jacobin, 8 September 2021

The Attack on Healthcare as a Human Right by Anis Chowdhury and  Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Consortium News, 7 September 2021

Meat and Dairy Industry 'Fanning the Flames' of Climate and Biodiversity Crises: Report by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 September 2021

'Red List of Threatened Species': A Grim Tally of Those Facing Extinction, Common Dreams, 4 September 2021

Redefining Work to Save the Planet by Jared Spears, ZNet, 3 September 2021

German Groups Sue Major Carmakers for Fueling the Climate Emergency by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 3 September 2021

Brazil's Indigenous Groups Mount Unprecedented Protest Against Destruction of the Amazon by Andrew Fishman, The Intercept, 28 August 2021

A Hell of America's Own Making by H Patricia Hynes, ScheerPost, 26 August 2021

Atmospheric CO2 Levels Haven't Been This High in 800,000 Years: NOAA by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 25 August 2021

Nearly Half the World's Children at 'Extremely High Risk' for Facing Effects of Climate Crisis, Report Finds by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 20 August 2021

'Out of Control': Brazilian Amazon Deforestation Hits Highest Level in a Decade by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 20 August 2021

Average Global Temperature Has Risen Steadily Under 40 Years of Neoliberalism by Robert Pollin and C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 14 August 2021

Where best to ride out the climate apocalypse? The billionaires' bunker fantasies go mainstream, Jonathan Cook Blog, 13 August 2021

Environmental Demonstrators vs Militarized Police by Shea Leibow, Consortium News, 12 August 2021

Greenhouse gas emissions must peak within 4 years, says leaked UN report by Fiona Harvey and Giles Tremlett, The Guardian, 12 2021

By pushing for more oil production, the US is killing its climate pledges by Adam Tooze, The Guardian, 12 2021

Days of wine and olives: how the old farming ways are paying off in Spain by Stephen Burgen, The Guardian, 10 August 2021

'Not a Report to Despair Over': IPCC Gives Humanity Clear Directive to Act Boldly and Urgently by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 9 August 2021

'Code Red for Humanity': IPCC Report Warns Window for Climate Action Is Closing Fast by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 9 August 2021

With Earth on Edge, Climate Crisis Must Be Treated Like Outbreak of a World War by C.J. Polychroniou, Common Dreams, 9 August 2021

African Faith Leaders to Gates Foundation: Drop African 'Green Revolution' by Cecilia Heffron, Common Dreams, 8 August 2021

The IPCC report is a really big deal for climate change by David Karoly, ZNet, 8 August 2021

'We Lost Everything': Greenville Residents Reel as California's Dixie Fire Grows to Historic Proportions by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 7 August 2021

‘Apocalyptic' scenes hit Greece as Athens besieged by fire by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 7 August 2021

Top Scientists to Biden and Congress: 'Go Big on Climate... Do So Now' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 6 August 2021

Is Humanity's Return to Barbarism Unavoidable? by C.J. Polychroniou, Common Dreams, 6 August 2021

Drought Flood Fire by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 6 August 2021

'Unimaginably Catastrophic': Researchers Fear Gulf Stream System Could Collapse by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 5 August 2021

The Pentagon Is Killing Us — and the Planet by Marcy Winograd, Common Dreams, 5 August 2021

Biden Made Big Compromises on Climate — and Movements That Backed Him Are Livid by Basay Sen, Truthout, 4 August 2021

Despite Promises for Global Climate Justice, Biden Falls Short in Helping Reduce Poorer Countries' Emissions by Rachel M. Cohen, The Intercept, 3 August 2021

For First Time on Record, US Renewables Generated More Electricity Than Either Coal or Nuclear in 2020 by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 31 July 2021

Nature's Own Fuel Could Save Us From the Greenhouse Effect and Electric Grid Failure by Ellen Brown, ScheerPost, 29 July 2021

Planet's Vital Signs Are Reaching Dangerous 'Tipping Points' Amid Climate Crisis, Scientists Warn by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 28 July 2021

The Apocalypse is Now by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 July 2021

Record-Breaking Heat Waves Have Arrived Decades Earlier Than Predicted by Sasha Abramsky, Truthout, 27 July 2021

It's Time for an Urgent Intervention in the Food System Ruining Our Climate by Mark Schlosberg, Common Dreams, 26 July 2021

The Way Out by Caitlin Johnstone, Consortium News, 26 July 2021

Siberia Faces 'Airpocalypse' as Unprecedented Wildfires Engulf Region in Toxic Smoke by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 21 July 2021

Time to Ban Automobile Advertising by Yves Engler, ZNet, 21 July 2021

Scientists worry Climate is increasingly out of Control by Juan Cole, ZNet, 18 July 2021

'Future Belongs to Renewable Energy': Greenland Ditches All Oil Drilling by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 16 July 2021

'We Are in Deep, Deep Sh*t': Climate Experts Shocked at Severity of Floods in Germany and Belgium by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 16 July 2021

Fighting fossil fascism for an eco-communist future by The Zetkin Collective, Kai Heron, ROAR, 15 July 2021

'Biggest Story in the World Right Now': Humanity Has Flipped Amazon From Carbon Sink to Source by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 14 July 2021

Climate change should be treated as an emergency in the same way as the pandemic, academics warn by Niall Christie, Morning Star, 13 July 2021

A Climate View From California: Teetering on the Existential Edge by Rebecca Gordon, Common Dreams, 12 July 2021

Oxfam Report Shows 11 People Are Dying of Hunger Every Minute—Outpacing Covid Fatalities by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 9 July 2021

45+ Groups Say 'Future of Our Planet Depends on Ending New Cold War' Between US and China by Kenny Stancil. Common Dreams, 8 July 2021

The looming Arctic collapse: more than 40% of north Russian buildings are starting to crumble by Atle Staalesen, MR Online, 6 July 2021

Nordic countries endure heatwave as Lapland records hottest day since 1914 by Lisa Cox and agencies, The Guardian, 6 July 2021

Seasonal Allergies Are Getting Worse Due to the Climate Crisis by Nicole Karlis, Truthout, 3 July 2021

Scientists Call Northwest Heatwave the 'Most Extreme in World Weather Records' by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 2 July 2021

Arctic Ocean's ‘Last Ice Area' Disappearing Faster Than Expected – Study, The Moscow Times, 2 July 2021

Experts Warn Florida Tower Disaster Is Climate Emergency 'Wake-Up Call' by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 29 June 2021

Lethal Heat Hits the Planet by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 June 2021

Toxic Corporations are Destroying the Planet's Soil by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 28 June 2021

Explosive Growth of Toxic Algae Threatens Water Supplies Across US by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 28 June 2021

'We Are in a Climate Emergency': As Temps Soar, Over 90% of Western US Gripped by Drought by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 25 June 2021

Terrifying UN Draft Climate Report Urges Total Transformation of Our Way of Life by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, 24 June 2021

Social Cost of Emissions: 'One of the Most Important Numbers That No One Has Ever Heard Of' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 22 June 2021

'Surreal' and 'Distressing': Climate Experts' Predictions Come True With US Heatwave by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 18 June 2021

Earth is trapping ‘unprecedented' amount of heat, Nasa says by Victoria Bekiempis, The Guardian, 17 June 2021

Scientist Who Spent Year at 'Epicenter' of Climate Crisis Warns World May Already Have Hit Arctic 'Tipping Point' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 16 June 2021

Toxic Chemicals Engulf the Planet by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 11 June 2021

World leaders ‘ignoring' role of destruction of nature in causing pandemics by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 4 June 2021

We hug the trees because the trees have no voice by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 4 June 2021

Climate tipping points could topple like dominoes, warn scientists by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 3 June 2021

Capital and the Ecology of Disease by John Bellamy Foster, Brett Clark and Hannah Holleman, Monthly Review, 1 June 2021

The Net Zero Mirage by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 28 May 2021 (text and video)

Resisting the everyday violence of colonial extractivism by Michael Wilson Becerril, ROAR, 24 May 2021

Tired with Tokenism, Youth Launch ‘Stronger Campaign' for UN Biodiversity Day by Alison Kentish, Inter Press Service, 20 May 2021

A Real Hotspot': Study Shows Arctic Warming 3 Times Faster Than Rest of Earth by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 20 May 2021

Lithium, Cobalt, and Rare Earths by Michael Klare, TomDispatch, 20 May 2021

Big Ag's Wedding to Big Data by Jomo Kwame Sundara, Consortium News, 14 May 2021

Poisoning the Planet's Web of Life by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 12 May 2021

Canada's Mining Industry Is Spreading Havoc Around the World — With Justin Trudeau's Support by Yves Engler, Jacobin, 7 May 2021

Commodity trading: the shadowy industry destroying the planet by Joseph Baines, Sandy Brian Hager, openDemocracy, 4 May 2021

New UN Report Highlights 'Absolutely Critical' Need to Dramatically Slash Global Methane Emissions by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 6 May 2021

Nuclear Climate Change: Washington Heats Things Up by Brian Cloughley, Information Clearing House, 6 May 2021

Study Warns of 'Rapid and Unstoppable' Sea Level Rise If World Misses Paris Climate Targets by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 5 May 2021

We have no answers; we have questions. Urgent ones by John Holloway, ROAR, 1 May 2021

Brazilian Amazon released more carbon than it absorbed over past 10 years by Agence France-Presse, The Guardian, 30 April 2021

Nobel Laureates Urge Humanity to Stop 'Taking Colossal Risks With Our Common Future by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 29 April 2021

The Red Deal: Indigenous action to save our Earth by The Red Nation, ROAR, 25 April 2021

The maximum speed limit in towns will be reduced to 30 km/h in most streets from 11 May by Francisco Jiménez, Sur in English, 23 April 2021

How Earth Day Is Being Co-Opted by Corporate Interests by Simone Lovera, Common Dreams, 23 April 2021

Fossil fuels cause several million deaths each year by Sustainability Times, ZNet, 23 April 2021

Study Reveals Rapid Melting of Glaciers Has Shifted Earth's Axis by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 23 April 2021

We're All Weird Naked Murder Monkeys, CaitlinJohnstone.com, 22 April 2021

Gates Unhinged: Dystopian Vision for Agrifood Must Not Succeed by Colin Todhunter, ZNet, 21 April 2021

90% of the World Breathes Polluted Air. Symbolic Emission Targets Aren't Enough by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 21 April 2021

The Doomsday Glacier Lives up to its Billing by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 20 April 2021

In our hurry to conquer nature and death, we have made a new religion of science, Jonathan Cook Blog, 19 April 2021

Ten Reasons to Oppose Militarism & War on Earth Day by John Miksad, ZNet, 18 April 2021

Therapists Are Seeing More Patients Struggle With Climate Anxiety by Isobel Whitcomb, Truthout, 18 April 2021

The Scientists Have Had Enough by Extinction Rebellion, ZNet, 17 April 2021

Málaga: City's planned new low-emissions zone to take 20,000 cars off the street a day within the first five years by Jesús Hinojosa, Sur in English, 16 April 2021

Grave concerns raised as Japan announces release of radioactive water into the sea, MR Online, 15 April 2021

97% of Earth's Land No Longer Ecologically Intact, Study Finds by Julia Conley, Common Dreansm 15 April 2021

Four Words Gates and His Pals Despise: Democracy & Minimum Support Price by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 8 April 2021

Masks Are a Ticking Time Bomb by Joseph Mercola, Global Research, 7 April 2021

Greenpeace Says Biden Tax Plan for Fossil Fuel Subsidies 'Simply Not Good Enough' by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 April 2021

'Wall Street Is a Primary Villain' in Climate Crisis, Analysis Shows by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 7 April 2021

Strategies for the new climate war by Simon Pirani, People and Nature, 6 April 2021

A Green New Deal Is More Affordable in the Long Term Than Fossil Fuels by CJ Polychroniou, ZNet, 6 April 2021

How the Saami Indigenous People Fended Off Gates-funded Geoengineering Experiment by Patrick Mazza, CounterPunch, 5 April 2021

Scotland Reaches Green Landmark by Juan Cole, ScheerPost, 5 April 2021

The UK's democratic deficit is escalating the climate crisis by Adam Ramsay, openDemocracy, 4 April 2021

Study Sounds Latest Warning of Rainforest Turning Into Savanna as Climate Warms by Malavika Vyawahare, Common Dreams, 3 April 2021

Scientists Say Humanity Now at 'Dawn of What Must Be a Transformative Decade' by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 22 March 2021

Youth Activists in Over 800 Cities Worldwide Gear Up for Friday's Climate Strike by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 18 March 2021

Jason Hickel introduces Degrowth – book review by Mark H. Burton, MR Online, 18 March 2021

Women and nature: Towards an ecosocialist feminism by Jess Spear, MR Online, 15 March 2021

Biden's Trade Policy With India Could Accelerate Global Climate Catastrophe by Samantha Agarwal, Truthout, 13 March 2021

'We're Destroying Our Life-Support Systems': Study Suggests the Amazon Now Contributes to Warming by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 12 March 2021

Ten Years After Fukushima: The Experts Examine Lessons Learned and Forgotten by Ali Ahmad, Aditi Verma, Francesca Giovannini, Common Dreams, 11 March 2021

Global Obsession With Economic Growth Will Increase Risk of Deadly Pandemics in Future by Tom Pegram, Julia Kreienkamp, The Conversation, 6 March 2021

Approaching a Risky 1.5°C Global Overshoot by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 5 March 2021

Bill Gates Can't Save the Planet by Grace Blakeley, Jacobin, 3 March 2021

'The Time Is Now': Survey Finds Overwhelming International Support for Greater Environmental Protection Ahead of UN Climate Conference by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 1 March 2021

Global heating, droughts and storms fuel violence against women by Orthalia Kunene, People and Nature, 1 March 2021

Biden, Climate Change, and China by Michael Klare, TomDispatch, 25 Fedbruary 2021

Electric cars are no panacea. The government's focus on them is a sham by Simon Pirani, People and Nature, 23 February 2021

Devastation from winter storm that wreaked havoc in Texas felt across North America by William Quartemaine, World Socialist Web Site, 22 February 2021

'No Safe Amount': Environmentalists Sound Alarm Over Texas Refineries' Release of Hundreds of Thousands of Pounds of Pollutants During Storm by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 21 February 2021

A century without war is needed to survive environmental threats by Geoff Tansey, Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 21 February 2021

Cold truth: The Texas freeze is a catastrophe of the Free Market by James K. Galbraith, MR Online, 20 February 2021

'Words Are Not Enough': Biden Pushed to Take Bold Climate Action as US Returns to Paris Agreement by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 19 February 2021

Ecocide! by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 19 February 2021

UN Head Decries 'Senseless and Suicidal' Destruction of Nature as New Report Urges Systemic Solutions by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams, 18 February 2021

Winter Storms Offer a Taste of the Climate Chaos Ahead If We Don't Cut Emissions by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 17 February 2021

Can We Exit This Road to Ruin? by Craig Collins, CounterPunch, 15 February 2021

Study Warns Emissions Cuts Must Be 80% More Ambitious to Meet Even the Dangerously Inadequate 2°C Target by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 11 February 2021

Bernie and AOC Are Right: Joe Biden Should Declare Climate Change a National Emergency by Luke Savage, Jacobin, 11 February 2021

Covid, climate, and ‘dual metabolic rupture' by Neil Faulkner, MR Online, 4 February 2021

Obsession With GDP, Disregard of Nature Leading Towards Ecosystem Collapse: Report by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 2 February 2021

The Climate Change Lawsuits Against Big Oil by Daniel Farber, Consortium News, 2 February 2021

Dangerous Distractions by Tetet Lauron, Katja Voigt, Nadja Charaby, Nessim Achouche, ZNet, 30 January 2021

Biden's climate orders by Tina Landis, ZNet, 30 January 2021

Climate crisis: world is at its hottest for at least 12,000 years – study by Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 27 January 2021

Stopping Climate Change Is Not Enough, We Must Also Address Climate Impacts With Effective Strategies by Joel Clement, Common Dreams, 27 January 2021

Biden Asks Congress to End $40 Billion in Taxpayer Subsidies for Fossil Fuels by Jake Johnson, Consortium News, 27 January 2021

Biden's First Climate Actions Are a Result of Years of Indigenous Activism by Mike Ludwig, Truthout, 26 January 2021

Toxic Chemicals Threaten Humanity's Ability to Reproduce by Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, 24 January 2021

Complex Life Threatened by Robert Hunziker, CounterPunch, 22 January 2021

Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says by Tess Riley, ZNet, 22 January 2021

The US Is Back in the Paris Agreement, But More Is Needed to Stave Off Disaster by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 21 January 2021

Countries adapting too slowly to climate breakdown, UN warns by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 14 January 2021

With Alarming New Assessment, 17 Scientists Offer 'Cold Shower' to Wake Up Humanity to Hot World by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 13 January 2021

No time to spare for the Paris climate promise by Mary Robinson, Social Europe, 12 January 2021

You Don't Want to Imagine an Ocean Without Coral Reefs, But You Might Have to by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 1 January 2021

Overshadowed by COVID: the deadly extreme weather of 2020 by Chloe Brimicombe, Elliott Sainsbury, Gabrielle Powell and Wilson Chan, The Conversation, 30 December 2020

Ecosystem Destruction Fueled the Pandemic. Pollution Has Made It Worse by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 30 December 2020

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