GST Original Articles

By Robert Hunziker / 02 October 2022
1024px-sea_level_rise_14227656790.jpg This article addresses the most current research on sea level rise, as well as adaptation measures being taken around the world. Of special interest, brilliant adaptation measures are taking place in the face of higher seas. “Sea level has been fairly stable for 6,000 years, which is most of human civilization… but it’s risen eight (8) inches or twenty (20) centimeters in the last century, and the rate is tripling right... Read more
By Katie Singer / 28 September 2022
solar.jpg A field of destroyed solar panels after a storm in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 2017. Photo by Jocelyn Augustino, FEMA Say that a restaurant offers “healthy, natural” chicken soup. How do you know what it means by “healthy” or “natural?” Farmers can cage chickens, feed them genetically-modified soy, wash butchered birds in antibiotics—and still call their chickens natural. Cooks can use lead-coated pots1 and chemically-fertilized vegetables–and... Read more
By Henry Robertson / 24 September 2022
cartoon_summer_sun_vector_.jpg Solar Ends Growth   Sun shines, winds blow Plants grow, waters flow They’re all sunshine in the end Sunshine is the one great flow  
By Don Fitz / 12 September 2022
Recent data shows that between 2019 and 2021, life expectancy (LE) in the US plunged almost three years while for Cuba it edged up 0.2 years. Yet, in 1960, the year after its revolution, Cuba had a LE of 64.2 years, lower by 5.6 years than that in the US (69.8 years). As I document in Cuban Health Care, the island quickly caught up to the US and, from 1970 through 2016, the two countries were nip and tuck, with some years Cuba and other years the US, having a longer LE. But... Read more

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By Jay Janson / 01 October 2022
janson.jpg While it would be expected for Western media to report fully on civilian life taken in the Ukraine by the military of US designated enemy Russia, people in Asia, Africa, MiddleEast and Latin America are surly noticing an element of racism with so much media attention given White European lives lost  reminding them of the complete absence of... Read more
By Farooq Tariq. / 30 September 2022
At the time of writing, more than one-third of Pakistan is under water. Flash floods, generated by abnormal monsoon rains have so far claimed the lives of 1350 people. One million residential buildings are totally or partially damaged, leaving more than 50 million people displaced from their homes. Crucially, the flood is expected to add $10 billion worth of damage to an already teetering... Read more
By Erin McCarley / 17 September 2022
mccarley.jpg The same industries that benefit from ecological destruction- Big Oil, Big Agriculture, Tech Giants, the Military Industrial Complex– have for years tried to sell us a “greener capitalism” as a solution to the crisis. And they have been lying to us. Suggesting that individual consumption habits– light bulbs, electric cars, or the purchasing of... Read more
By Alice Swift / 03 September 2022
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By Vijay Prashad / 03 September 2022
prashad.jpg The United States has been far and away the largest producer of carbon dioxide emissions since 1750. The main carbon emitters were all colonial powers, namely the US, Europe, Canada, and Australia, which, despite consisting of roughly one tenth of the global population, have together accounted for more than half of cumulative global emissions. Carbon... Read more

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