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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Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Cancún Opens for GREEN Business But REDD Will Destroy Indigenous Forest Cultures
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) COP16 opens this week in Cancún, Mexico to discuss green business (November 29 - December 10, 2010). No one is expecting any global climate treaty to be signed at this conference. However there is hope that some progress could be made.
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Friday, November 26, 2010
Where Polar Bears Roam, Shell Should Not Tread
On Wednesday, November 24, the Obama administration designated 187,157 square miles (approximately 120 million acres) in Arctic Alaska as a ‘critical habitat' for polar bears threatened by disappearing sea ice due to climate change.
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Monday, November 15, 2010
Another One Hundred Years of Fossil–Digging in North America?
Soon I'll will tell you about five Godzilla-scale fossil-digging projects in North America that if approved will set us on a course to repeat our past with grave implications for the future of our planet. You may have already heard about some of these projects individually, but the urgency to stop them collectively is more than ever before.
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Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Youth Across North America Are Fighting for Their Future Climate
I recently urged young people to start a climate revolution in a post titled "Letter to Young Americans." Here are some of the comments that were posted in the blogosphere 1 | 2 in response to that post: "Your letter will be thrown into the marginalized bin and be lost forever.
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Friday, September 10, 2010
Letter to Young Americans
You’re young. You may have just started or returned to college for fall semester; maybe you’re starting senior year in high school; maybe you finished college last spring but haven't been able to find a job yet; maybe you already have a job; maybe you have nothing to do with college or a job and you are just trying to figure things out... or so many other scenarios that I don’t know about.
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Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Oil Follies in the Arctic
Bear with me. I'll get to the oil. But first you have to understand where I've been and where you undoubtedly won't go, but Shell's drilling rigs surely will -- unless someone stops them.
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