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    The Conservation Revolution: Radical Ideas for Saving Nature Beyond the Anthropocene

    Thanks David. I do not agree that the half-earth proposal isn't serious. But I do agree that justly and adequately implementing it requires an ecosocialist transition. That's why I cited three (at least potentially) ecosocialist half-earth proposals: by Kate Dooley and Doreen Stabinsky, Troy...
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    The Conservation Revolution: Radical Ideas for Saving Nature Beyond the Anthropocene

    Perhaps of interest to SCNCC members, I have reviewed a new book from Verso titled The Conservation Revolution: Radical Ideas for Saving Nature Beyond the Anthropocene. Protecting Nature in a Conservation Revolution - New Politics I'd be curious what people think of the book, of the review, and...
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    The World's Most Radical Scientist and Other Topics

    Sorry for the delay. I want to respond to comments regarding Anarchism and the 1-1.5C target that folks made on the parallel discussions occurring on the email thread and on the forum. I'm posting this on the forum and linking to it on the email thread. Regarding the first topic, I think that...
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    Optimistic climate paper

    David, I'm looking at Hansen's math. He says 153 billion tons of 'negative CO2 emissions' would be required with a 6% annual reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Presumably, a faster emission reduction would reduce the required negative emissions to a lower amount, such as 100 billion tons...
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    Optimistic climate paper

    Here's a link to the full 2008 Nature meta-analysis (excuse my prior misidentification of the year): Old-growth forests as global carbon sinks
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