The Ladakhis’ attitude to life—and death—seems to be based on an intuitive understanding of impermanence and a consequent lack of attachment. Rather than clinging to an idea of how things should be, they seem blessed with an ability to actively welcome things as they are.
Hasan explains why Brazil’s Trump-like president Bolsonaro and their corrupt largest meat company JBS are waging war on the Amazon rainforest and its peoples, and who the Philippines’ Trump-like president Duterte picked for his Senate.
Producing beef for the table has a surprising environmental cost: it releases prodigious amounts of heat-trapping greenhouse gases
As a long-standing environmentalist and student of climatology, Tickell is the author of Climatic Change and World Affairs (1977 and 1985), and has written and lectured widely on the social impact of global climate change.