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Unsettling and Ominous – Climate Alarm Bells

Unsettling and Ominous – Climate Alarm Bells

Climate alarm bells should be going off in every country, every city, every household. We are losing ground as we struggle to fight climate change and global warming. The climate action trends witnessed in 2016 are both unsettling and ominous. Without heroic — but improbable — efforts, the 2 °C world is but magical thinking. Source: Independent: Climate Change: […]

The Disturbing Climate Alarm Bells of 2016

The Disturbing Climate Alarm Bells of 2016

The popular belief is that if we’re not feeling the change then we’re probably not doing enough. And for the most part, that can easily be said about how humans are dealing with climate change. We are losing ground as disturbing climate alarm bells are going off all around us. Source: Independent, Climate Change: It’s “game over” for […]

It’s Time To Redo the Climate Math

It’s Time To Redo the Climate Math

If you found the old climate math somewhat scary, you will find the new climate math of 2016 horrifying. A new study just released, The Sky’s Limit, shows the need to keep carbon in the ground by “stopping all new fossil fuel infrastructure and industry expansion” immediately. In July of 2012, Bill McKibben wrote about three numbers in Rolling […]

Fossil Fuel Subsidies – Dumbest Policy Of Our Times

Fossil Fuel Subsidies – Dumbest Policy Of Our Times

A recent Editorial Board article by Bloomberg labelled fossil fuel subsidies as the world’s dumbest policy ever. The delay by G20 leaders in eliminating fossil fuels goes beyond any form of logic or rationale. It’s quite frankly beyond comprehension. The G20 consists of 20 of the largest economies in the world — 19 countries and the EU. […]

The War On Warming – World War III

The War On Warming – World War III

During the decade preceding World War II, Winston Churchill was a lone voice raising the threat of German aggression and the rise of the Nazis. He could see the forces of war gathering. We have not learned from history. And we are repeating it. We ignore the warnings of scientists and brush off the empirical evidence. But this is […]

A Planet to Die For

A Planet to Die For

Have you ever thought about what you value so much that you’d be willing to die for? What immediately comes to my mind is that I would do anything to keep my children and grandchildren safe. And millions of activists around the globe feel the same way. These are people who have taken up the fight to save their community […]

Climate Truth Will Transform You

Climate Truth Will Transform You

Once you know the truth about something, you can no longer ignore it. Truth transforms. And climate truth will transform you. When you accept the science of climate change and the dire consequences of inaction, you will be compelled to act. Credit: The Climate Mobilization Margaret Salamon Klein is a clinical psychologist turned climate activist. She […]

The Great Global Transition – Top Ten Stories

The Great Global Transition – Top Ten Stories

We are witnessing unprecedented climate change. And we are attempting to respond to the threats and the challenges brought about by a warming planet. The great global transition for our survival has begun. In The Winning of the Carbon War, Jeremy Leggett deals with the “power and the politics on the front lines of climate and clean energy.” […]

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