This is a slightly condensed version of the full piece which has appeared with our content partner, www.tomdispatch.com. John Feffer has fast forwarded himself to 2050 and looked at the fate of empires, federation, trade pacts---and our ruined lives.
US elite forces: So much input and so little output
We read a review of the book “Tomorrow’s Battlefield,” by Nick Turse of TomDispatch and learn that Green Berets of United States have been deployed into 135 of the 195 recognized countries in the world.
If Amazon was to go, thousands of indigenous people would have nowhere to go.
In this third and final part of our Climate Change series, courtesy TomDispatch, we carry forward the alarms of Part I and Part II and lay out the challenges which confront the Paris Climate Summit (November 30-December 11).
This is the second of the three-part series on Climate Change, courtesy TomDispatch. In the first piece, we learnt how north America and Europe could get colder while the rest of the world hots up. Now we measure the melting of ice sheets in Arctic which could release twice the carbon present in the atmosphere today.