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The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption by Dahr Jamail

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Sobering reading. And when you are done, check out my latest article at Medium: https://medium.com/@frankparker/climate-change-migration-and-inequality-are-not-problems-they-are-symptoms-bbe2d50eb7d5

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The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption is a work of investigative journalism by Dahr Jamail, conducted during the period April 2016 to July 2017 on the front lines of human-caused climate disruption. Having lived in Alaska for ten years (1996-2006), Jamail had witnessed the dramatic impact of global warming on the glaciers there.

Jamail’s original aim was to alert readers about “the urgency of our planetary crisis through firsthand accounts of what is happening to the glaciers, forest, wildlife, coral reefs, and oceans, alongside data provided by leading scientists who study them.” His reporting took him to climate disruption hot spots in Alaska, California, Florida, and Montana in the United States; Palau in the Western Pacific Ocean; Great Barrier Reef, Australia; and the Amazon Forest in Manaus, Brazil. His grief at what was happening to nature made him realize that “only…

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  1. Frank, thanks for sharing my post with your readers 🙂

    Your own post, “Climate Change, Migration and Inequality are not Problems: They are Symptoms,” addresses another aspect of issue driving climate change: rising global population growth. I also don’t have the answer for addressing this problem. It’s my personal belief that male and female equality would be a major game changer. The majority of women worldwide have little or no control over their bodies and thereby, their reproductive rate.

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  2. franklparker says:

    That is an excellent point, Rosaliene. Let’s hope we make rapid progress in that direction – and arrive before it’s too late!

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