60% of world’s wildlife has been wiped out since 1970

Originally posted on The Extinction Chronicles:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/living-plant-wwf-2018-1.4882819 Problem more dire in Central, South America and Caribbean, study finds Emily Chung · CBC News · Posted: Oct 29, 2018 8:00 PM ET | Last Updated: 6 hours ago The yellow-throated tanager inhabits high elevations in Peru, where many high-elevation species are declining, a new study has found. (Graham Montgomery/University of Connecticut,…

How Feedback Loops Are Driving Runaway Climate Change

Originally posted on The Extinction Chronicles:
Midnight sun shines over the Arctic Ocean with drifting ice floes, north of the Arctic Circle in Nordaustlandet, Svalbard / Spitsbergen, Norway.ARTERRA / UIG VIA GETTY IMAGES BY Dahr Jamail, Truthout PUBLISHED October 1, 2018 https://truthout.org/articles/how-feedback-loops-are-driving-runaway-climate-change/ PART OF THE TRUTHOUT SERIES Planet or Profit If you think this summer…

Politically Incorrect: You want a progressive party?

The only way we’ll get one is by changing or killing the Democrats. Both approaches require that establishment Democrats lose to Republicans.     Before the Armory came into being, I was publishing Notes on my Facebook profile which I called political grenades, weapons to be wielded in the war for animal rights. Those modest…