Michael Klare: Climate Change Tipping Points

Climate Change Tipping Points and the Question of Civilizational Survival Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science—and that should frighten us all. The latest reports from the prestigious and sober Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) make increasingly hair-raising reading, suggesting that the planet is approaching possible moments of irreversible …

Michel Bauwens: Michael Klare on False Oil Boom and True Water Cost

THE BOOK:  Michael Klare, The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources (Metropolitan Books, 2012) THE ARTICLE:  The new “Golden Age of Oil” that wasn’t by Michael T. Klare Forecasts of Abundance Collide with Planetary Realities Last winter, fossil-fuel enthusiasts began trumpeting the dawn of a new “golden age of …