WORLD SCIENTISTS WARNING TO HUMANITY:

All scientists, citizens, companies and organizations are invited to sign/endorse the articles’ recommendations, and help change civilization’s current trajectory.

Scientists’ Warning to Humanity (1992)

Twenty-five years ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, D.C. along with over 1,700 scientists from around the world, including the majority of then-living Nobel laureates in the sciences, drafted and signed the first World Scientists

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Scientists’ Warning: 2nd Notice (2017)

On its 25th anniversary, a group of scientists looked back at that first warning to evaluate humanity’s response. What they found was most distressing. With the exception of curtailing depletion of the ozone layer protecting life from the sun’s d

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Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency (2019)

Approximately 2 years after the World Scientists' Warning to Humanity (2nd Notice) was released in 2017 an additional warning in the form of the "World Scientists's Warning of a Climate Emergency" has been rel

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Straight Talk:
Greta Thunberg is joined by her father Svante to talk about her path from an unknown Swedish school girl to an internationally recognized climate leader. If governments don't give a damn about her future, why should she give a damn about their laws!


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November 13, 2019

Underreported Arctic Methane Release

By Stuart Scott

A copy of most of my letter to a friend of our work: Sorry it’s taken me so long to get this email out. The chaos caused by the switch . . .

November 5, 2019

Active Hope

By Stuart Scott

Humanity is currently suspended between the Reality of the present climate emergency, denial by the economic forces that benefit the few at the expense of all, the ignorant bliss of . . .

October 28, 2019

Shutdowns EPA, NRC, FEMA & ORNL Safety & Consequen

By Stuart Scott

We just received direct authorization to share this email, from a friend who cares very deeply about all our work--yours, mine, theirs, ours. He either knows most of the leaders . . .

October 4, 2019

Who Says There’s No Climate Emergency?

By Alison Green

On 24th September, Breitbart, a far-right American news outlet, published an article saying that 500 scientists were telling the United Nations that there is “no climate emergency.” [1] As a . . .

September 29, 2019

Debunked: Anti-Greta Propaganda

Greta Thunberg, the now famous Swedish child and prominent environmental activist who has focused the world on the risks posed by global warming, is being attacked by climate deniers, right . . .

September 28, 2019

Direct Air Capture

Most researchers now agree that the daunting math of climate change means we’ll need carbon capture.  Models that show us hitting the Paris climate target of “well below” 2°C rise . . .

July 11, 2019

Population and the Climate Change Lever

By Bill Dowling

It has become increasingly clear to me that the never ending global quest for more economic growth relies on both population and consumption growth as well as ever more energy . . .

June 10, 2019

How You Can Make a Difference in the Fight Against Climate C

By Patrick Lincoln

Having had some small successes in my attempts to slow down anthropogenic climate change, I felt compelled to write a post so that others could learn from my experience. Two . . .

May 1, 2019

Negative Emission Technology: STEP

By Omar Lux

What is becoming increasingly obvious is the fact that negative emission technologies (NETs) must complement emission reductions and natural carbon sink enhancement, if the planet is to become restored. I . . .

April 29, 2019

The Case for Space Ship Earth

By Tom Brinkman

Our earthly home is commonly visualized as “planet earth”. True enough, but in fact we really are also living aboard a space ship made by Nature—Space Ship Earth. It is . . .

March 31, 2019

End Poverty

The daunting math of climate change means that in the next 12 years, climate change impacts could push another 100 million people into extreme poverty. Climate change and poverty are . . .

March 25, 2019

Spaceship Earth

Earth System Science (ESS) is the application of systems science to the Earth sciences.  It attempts to study the whole Earth as a system of many interacting parts and focus . . .

March 7, 2019

Sustainable education? The case for a ‘radical new cur

By Alison Green

Note: The spray chalk used can easily be wiped off. Those taking part in the action were consulted before the words were sprayed. No one was arrested as a consequence. . . .

February 9, 2019

Arctic Runaway Event

By Patrick Hogan

Everything is put off far enough, as though there were time. . . Time for someone else to deal with it! The meltwater from those Himalayan glaciers serve a couple . . .

January 23, 2019

Front Row Centre at The End of the World Show

By Bruce Mason

So what do I tell my children and grandchildren? When a good friend asked this question last year, Bruce Mason began work on a response that eventually became "Front Row . . .

January 8, 2019

How Prepared is Prepared Enough?

By April McKenzie

Though born and raised in Alberta, I have lived in British Columbia, Canada, for some years now, specifically on Salt Spring Island (just off the east coast of Vancouver Island), . . .

December 10, 2018

Climate Change and Nuclear Risk: The Forthcoming (Un)Natural

By Fred Moreau

There is probably one particular risk that no government has ever contemplated to date: The risk resulting from climatic changes, already in progress, combined with nuclear risk. Super-storms are one . . .

December 10, 2018

Act now to prevent an environmental catastrophe

By Alison Green

In our complex, interdependent global ecosystem, life is dying, with species extinction accelerating. The climate crisis is worsening much faster than previously predicted. Every single day 200 species are becoming . . .

November 22, 2018

Population: The Elephant Has Left The Room

By Rob Harding

Recently, Margaret Pyke Trust's Chief Executive David Johnson boldly asserted "The elephant left the room quite some time ago; let’s follow." Of course, the elephant he was referring to is population -- a . . .

November 9, 2018

Deep Adaptation

By Charles Gregoire

This blog post includes the following: An opportunity to learn about and understand the term "Deep Adaptation".  The term comes from the paper Deep Adaptation: A Map for Navigating Climate Tragedy by . . .

October 27, 2018

We must take action

By Alison Green

We the undersigned represent diverse academic disciplines, and the views expressed here are those of the signatories and not their organisations. While our academic perspectives and expertise may differ, we . . .

We Are Being Warned

Humanity is on a collision course with Nature.
A damaged Nature will survive. We may not.
We must change course to avert an ecological disaster.

London-smog

Atmosphere

Air pollution is the release of substances into the air that are detrimental...

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California reservoir late summer 2011 and 2014

Clean Water

Today fully one-sixth of the world’s human population lacks access to clean drinking...

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Ocean oil spill 5 years later

Oceans

Human activities are threatening the health of the world's oceans. More than 80...

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Soil

It is the fragile 'skin' that anchors all life on Earth, comprised of...

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Forests

Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage...

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Biodiversity

World Wildlife Foundation estimates 60% of global biodiversity loss results from clearing land...

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Are there too many people

Population

Unsustainable growth Until the early 19th century, fewer than a billion people lived...

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Climate induced drought in US Southwest

Climate

Climate change has already begun to transform life on Earth.  Without action, the impacts of...

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Diet

What’s Good for the Planet, is Good for You "If one cares about...

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Economic Growth

Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet “Global civilization has an operating system. It...

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We Must Take Action


Humanity is on a collision course with nature.
We must take action if we are to survive.

Activism and Civil Disobedience

Now more than ever, citizens of the world must take action regarding the climate crisis. Activism is an essential part of being...

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Legal Remedies

Have you heard of anyone going to court to obtain protection from climate change impacts? Or to sue a company...

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Adopt a Plant Rich Diet

If you're looking for something you can do starting immediately that will have the biggest most profound impact on the...

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Fly Less

Flying is bad for the environment and a major driver of climate change. The number of flights is forecast to...

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Subscribe to The Daily Climate

The Daily Climate is an independent media organization working to increase public understanding of climate change, including its scope and...

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Distinguish Needs and Wants

"Distinguish between real needs and artificial wants and control the latter," is a quote from Mahatma Gandhi that quite aptly...

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Regard All Life as Sacred

Regard all life as sacred because that is what sustains us on this planet. There are so many interdependent relationships...

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The Alliance Of World Scientists

The Alliance of World Scientists (AWS) is a new international assembly of scientists, which is independent of both governmental and non-governmental organizations and corporations. It asserts that in order to prevent widespread misery caused by catastrophic damage to the biosphere,...

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Please use all means available, including the social networking buttons, to help awaken humanity to the urgent task at hand. To heed the World Scientists’ Warning we must alert a lot of people to the urgent need for change. Enough of us together can press governments, banks, and businesses to stop cashing in the habitability of Earth. Instead our leaders must promote health and sustainability within the limits of a biosphere protected and preserved for our children.