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State Of The World

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    ‘Any Further Interference Is Likely to Be Disastrous’“Gaia theory” scientist James Lovelock talks about nuclear power and his hope that AI might save the planet from catastrophic warming.
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    ‘We Are Living in a Reality That Is Fundamentally Uncanny’The Great Derangement author Amitav Ghosh describes just how totally we’ve failed to face up to the unfolding climate crisis.
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    ‘The House Is Burning Down and We’re Just Sitting Around Discussing It’Why Trust Science? author Naomi Oreskes on how much science it actually takes to move public opinion on climate change.
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    ‘The Long-Term Survival of Our Civilization Cannot Be Assured’Energy expert Vaclav Smil believes we must walk away from growth to keep the climate stable. Not that he thinks we will.
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    Do We Need to Abandon Growth to Save the Planet?A conversation with scientist Vaclav Smil, author of Growth — a dense treatise that covers everything from “microorganisms to megacities.”
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    The Necessity of Optimism in Fighting Climate ChangeA conversation with Christiana Figueres, former executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
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    City by City, the World Turns Out for Climate StrikePhotos from striking cities, from marches in the Philippines and die-ins in Thailand, to the largest demonstration in Australian history.
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    Welcome to the State of the WorldA series about climate change.
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    A Green New Deal Co-Author on the Rapid Evolution of Climate PolicyRhiana Gunn-Wright talks about just how fast climate politics have changed and why focusing on targets like two degrees may be beside the point.
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    Chris Hayes and Ali Velshi on How TV News Covers Climate ChangeA conversation with the hosts of MSNBC’s two-day Democratic-primary forum on climate change.
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    Naomi Klein on Reckoning With the Radical Realities of Climate ChangeThe leftist intellectual talks the new political momentum on climate and whether we have to give up on consumption and growth to avert disaster.
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    Bill Gates on What a Plan to Fight Climate Change Really Means“I have not seen anything that’s worthy of the word plan because a plan has to involve not just the U.S. doing something.”
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    It’s Greta Thunberg’s WorldBut it’s still burning. The extraordinary rise of a 16-year-old, and her Hail Mary climate movement.