Welcome to the Fragilecologies Blog

Welcome to the Fragilecologies Blog

October 21, 2009 | No Comments

Welcome! Fragilecologies will be posting all new articles in blog form right here! The articles from past years have been converted to this format, as well! Please feel welcome to make your comments below! Thank…

Climate Change confronts Human Nature: Adapting to an “adaptation mentality”

Climate Change confronts Human Nature: Adapting to an “adaptation mentality”

October 20, 2009 | No Comments

5 August 2009 While governments negotiate and bicker over how much greenhouse gases each one can emit, the climate warms. This warming of the global climate is now expected to surpass the relatively safe level…

Revisiting the question “Who will feed China?” (followed by “Who will feed Africa?” and by “Who will feed the US”)

Revisiting the question “Who will feed China?” (followed by “Who will feed Africa?” and by “Who will feed the US”)

October 20, 2009 | No Comments

Fragilecologies Archives 11 June 2009 Fifteen years ago Lester Brown wrote an interesting book with an intriguing title: “Who will feed China?” Brown’s concern — highly criticized as might be expected by Chinese government officials…

A rose by any other name is still a rose. Similarly, the Republic of Macedonia by any other name is still the Republic of Macedonia

A rose by any other name is still a rose. Similarly, the Republic of Macedonia by any other name is still the Republic of Macedonia

October 20, 2009 | No Comments

Fragilecologies Archives 12 May 2009 I have been trying to organize a meeting in Macedonia. Not in Greece’s northern region of Macedonia but the other Macedonia. The UN officially calls the other Macedonia “FYR Macedonia”,…

Climate Change, 2020, and the notion of ‘the new black’

Climate Change, 2020, and the notion of ‘the new black’

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Fragilecologies Archives 1 April 2009 The phrase “the new black” was used repeatedly in the 1980s to indicate that other colors (frequently brown, navy blue, or grey) had temporarily displaced black’s position in fashion or…