Subhankar Banerjee

Subhankar Banerjee
Subhankar Banerjee is an activist, artist, and public scholar. A professor of art and ecology, he holds the Lannan Chair at the University of New Mexico. He is currently writing a book on biological annihilation.

 

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Thursday, February 27, 2014
Interpreting the Climate Impasse from India to America
The two countries I know best are India and the US. I spent the first 22 years of my life in the former, and the following 24 in the latter, where I continue to live. Recently I returned home, after spending three months in India.
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Friday, October 11, 2013
India Must Rename Cyclone Phailin and Call Attention to Global Warming
Last month I wrote two articles ( here , here ), gave an interview to The Real News Network ( here ), and an interview to Uprising Radio (
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Sunday, September 29, 2013
Destabilization of Arctic Sea Ice Would Be Game Over for Climate
The Arctic sea ice is the most famous visual indicator of climate change. This year the climate deniers took the lead to explain what’s going on with the Arctic sea ice. “And now it’s global COOLING! Record return of Arctic ice cap as it grows by 60% in a year,” by David Rose in the Mail on Sunday , and “Global warming?
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Monday, September 16, 2013
Colorado's Thousand-Year Flood
On Sunday morning I read more rain will fall in Colorado throughout the day.
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Friday, September 13, 2013
Boulder Flooding: Remembering Warnings from “Weather Report”
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Sunday, July 28, 2013
Let Us Now Sing About the Warmed Earth
On July 25 the journal Nature published an article about the “Economic time bomb” that is slowly being detonated by Arctic warming.
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Monday, July 22, 2013
The US Government Is Metamorphosing Into the Borg
“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage—to move in the opposite direction.” —E. F. Schumacher*
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Thursday, July 04, 2013
Independence from Corporate Terror and the Petrostate
“Within a few years we are going to have more people off the surface of this planet more often, and we’ll have to determine value in that new environment.” —Jill Tarter, chairwoman of the SETI Institute, CNN Money , June 27, 2013 Do we write words of mourning? Or, do we write words of resistance?...
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Sunday, June 30, 2013
What Have Snowden and Greenwald Got to Do With Gandhi?
There is a linguistic gobbledegoo going on about what it is that Edward Snowden has committed that was made possible by the “advocacy journalism” of Glenn Greenwald and The Guardian . While many, in the US and around the world, seem to believe that Snowden committed a “heroic act” by blowing a loud whistle on the global spying by the US, the established order keeps insisting—noop, it’s “treason.”
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Thursday, June 27, 2013
Edward Snowden Isn't on the Run... We Are
First came the “shock and awe”: the revelations of massive spying by the US and British governments—on the people of the world. Then came the enlightened debate: Is Edward Snowden a hero or a traitor? Then arrived the Hollywood-style entertainment: Where is Edward Snowden going?
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