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  2024-02-26 (or before) in Oxford Academic


Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

  2023-12-27 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Abstract. The main focus of this book is on the causation of starvation in general and of famines in particular. The traditional analysis of famines concentrate

  Tagged under: Famine


Global warming in the pipeline

  2023-11-02 in Oxford Academic

Abstract. Improved knowledge of glacial-to-interglacial global temperature change yields Charney (fast-feedback) equilibrium climate sensitivity 1.2 ± 0.3°C (2σ

  Tagged under: Climate Change Impacts | Climate Change


The 2023 state of the climate report: Entering uncharted territory

  2023-10-25 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Life on planet Earth is under siege. We are now in an uncharted territory. For several decades, scientists have consistently warned of a future marked by extrem

  Tagged under: Climate Change Impacts | Climate Data | Climate Change | Science


World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency 2022

  2023-09-03 (or before) in Oxford Academic

We are now at “code red” on planet Earth. Humanity is unequivocally facing a climate emergency. The scale of untold human suffering, already immense, is rapidly

  Tagged under: Climate Change


Accelerating declines of North America’s shorebirds signal the need for urgent conservation action

  2023-05-19 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Abstract. Shorebirds are declining to a greater extent than many other avian taxa around the world. In North America, shorebirds, along with aerial insectivores

  Tagged under: Birds | Insects


Respiratory energy demands and scope for demand expansion and destruction

  2023-04-05 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Nonphotosynthetic plant metabolic processes are powered by respiratory energy, a limited resource that metabolic engineers—like plants themselves—must manage pr


Four Common Problems In Environmental Social Research Undertaken by Natural Scientists

  2022-11-15 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Why do natural scientists continue to conduct and review environmental social science research without training and experience in the social sciences? Perhaps t


Selective Deafness of Political Parties: Strategic Responsiveness to Media, Protest and Real-World Signals on Immigration in Belgian Parliament

  2022-10-28 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Abstract. How do political parties react to different signals from society indicating the saliency of a particular social problem? Are all parties equally respo


World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency 2021

  2021-08-05 (or before) in Oxford Academic

In 2019, Ripple and colleagues (2020) warned of untold suffering and declared a climate emergency together with more than 11,000 scientist signatories from 153


‘Funk Money’: The End of Empires, The Expansion of Tax Havens, and Decolonization as an Economic and Financial Event*

  2020-08-25 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Abstract. This article explores the question of what happened to European assets in the process of decolonization. It argues that decolonization created a money


Electric vehicles: the future we made and the problem of unmaking it

  2020-06-24 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Abstract. The uptake of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), subject to bottlenecks, seems to have reached a tipping point in the UK and this mirrors a general tre

  Tagged under: Batteries | Tipping Points


World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

  2019-12-25 (or before) in Oxford Academic

Scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any catastrophic threat and to “tell it like it is.” On the basis of this obligation and the grap


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