I want to thank Scott Knowles for encouraging me to leave my little town of Denton, Texas, and come up here for the Anthropocene Campus Philadelphia at
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Impacts and Insurance: Climate Change Risk Transfer
Is a creeping catastrophe insurable? Eberhard Faust, climate risk researcher at Munich Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurance companies, and disaster historian Scott Knowles
Iceberg Detaches from the Larsen C Shelf
The Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest-warming regions on Earth, with average temperatures that have risen about 3°C (5°F) over the last half century.
ExxonMobil Still Funding Climate Science Deniers
ExxonMobil executives repeatedly claim their company supports a federal carbon tax and the Paris climate agreement. The company’s checkbook ledger, however, tells a far different
Global climate change, local hard choices
“Development” multiplies desires and transforms them into needs. But we are the ones who are under-developed – spiritually shallow, debilitated by needs, distracted by things.
Why We Need Philosophers Engaged In Public Life
UC-Berkley psychology professor, Dr. Tania Lombrozo, makes an argument for why we need more philosophers engaging in the public realm. Say “philosopher” and most people
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