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Category: climate change


After the Tipping Point

Bill McKibben recently spoke on the PBS podcast, “The United States of Anxiety.” We have passed the tipping point on climate change but there is much we can still do to address climate change and avert unmitigated disaster. You can…

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IPCC Report is a Potent Tool

The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released this week and the media acts surprised by the dire warnings, blaring that the red alerts and apocalyptic alarms are sounding. They did until Governor Cuomo resigned the next day over…

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Naming Names: The Exxon 11

The Exxon-Mobil corporation relies on eleven senators to silence attacks on the fossil fuel industry and to defeat legislation that would hurt their business. They particularly detest the Carbon Tax proposals, which are necessary to convert the economy to a…

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Kudos Rabbi Resnikoff

Rabbi Haggai Resnikoff offers a vibrant sermon on Jewish thought and solutions to the climate crisis:

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The Phony Cry of Doomerism

The reports from the field observations on climate are returning with ever worsening reports, as predicted. Heat absorption, the Arctic and Antarctica, mounting land degradation tallies are ticking upward, which again, were explicated in the climate models. Last week, Greenpeace…

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Climate Change Legislation in a Nutshell

Six Arenas Sitting in front of a computer screen in the middle of another Zoom conference on climate change, the exuberance of the presenters is consistently tested by the scope of the legislative endeavors that must pass. The issue is…

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The Big Bold Jewish Climate Festival

The Big Bold Jewish Climate Fest – Registration now open Date: January 27-31, 2021 / Tu BiShvat 5781 Event website: https://www.jewishclimatefest.org/ Rabbi Jacob will be offering a workshop on building lobby presentations on environmental justice on January 30 @ 12pm.

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You (You kindhearted soul) Are The Target

The competent magician compels the audience to turn their attention elsewhere while the switch is made, seemingly unseen. Magicians are Old School though, because entire industries have adopted the mechanism of deception as their entire public relations strategy. The tobacco…

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Speaking to More Than One Generation at the Same Time

In a review of Jewish sermons, speeches, and articles across denominations, one of the salient themes is the use of secular facts, figures, and arguments that are brought into a religious context. The greater world is understood as complimenting and…

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The Limits of Religion and How It Informs the Religious Response to Climate Change

Part of addressing climate change is the technical challenges. The methods of science and engineering have proven themselves to be far more capable in providing probable solutions to climate change than religion. The sacred foundational texts and the subsequent holy…

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