Building the World

September 4, 2023
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CITIES: Labor and Workers’ Rights

Human history may be traced in the move from field to city, from local farm to industrial agriculture, and with that – from indentured field serf to urban worker. Some sociologists say that human history is the history of cities. … Continue reading

August 22, 2023
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ENERGY/WATER – Congratulations! Pause on Deep Seabed Mining

If you voted “yes” to pause decisions on deep seabed mining, your voice has been heard. The International Seabed Authority (ISA) agreed to extend discussions on guidelines for deep sea mining, and to develop clearer policy to protect the marine … Continue reading

June 9, 2023
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CITIES: Wildfires and Climate – How to Help

June 2023: Canada is on fire (below are links to help).┬áCanadian wildfires have consumed 9.4 million acres (3.9 million hectares) – 15 times the average over the past decade. Quebec fires forced 11,000 residents from their homes; Nova Scotia suffered … Continue reading

April 14, 2023
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WATER: Is the Drought OVER?

Atmospheric rivers: 11. Snow: 55 feet (16.76 meters). Rainfall: thus far in 2023, more than all of 2022. Conservation mandates and restrictions: eased. Outdoor watering: again permitted. Reservoirs: many refilled. Is California’s drought officially over? Conditions are better, but concerns … Continue reading

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