“Even though a couple of Russian scientists have pushed this fear of a methane ‘burp’ [or monster] – is it a distraction from that country’s massive methane emissions from natural gas production and pipelines?” Or our own?” – Alex Smith
The claim that runaway climate change has made societal collapse inevitable is not only wrong – it undermines the cause of the climate movement.
The planetary climate clock, in human time. Let’s start by some human and planetary timescales. is 10 long human lifespans, 40 generations, the time separating us from the first millennium and the Middle Ages…
“All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind.” – Adam Smith Climate Disruption, Inequity and Injustice Do you feel trapped (video)? The daunting math of climate change means that in the next 12 years, climate change impacts […]
“One cannot change an existing system; one must create a new system that makes the old system obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller. Business as Usual The love of money has been called the root of all evil. It is certainly the root cause of many of the socioeconomic and ecological injustices we are facing today. Our […]
“Without ecology there can be no economy and no society. ”– World Economic Forum Business As EcologyEcological, regenerative, well-being and sharing economy (video) concepts are now emerging in public discourse. In the following video with Andrew Yang, the well-being economy is explained along with the notion of gross domestic well-being. The concept of ecological economics […]
What is Divestment? According to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia, “divestment is a socially responsible investing tactic to remove assets from a sector or industry based on moral objections to its business practices.” It has historical antecedents in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. The early-21st-century fossil fuel divestment movement began with climate activist and 350.org […]
What is Earth System Science?
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 on the changes within and between systems.
Dirty Energy and Dirty Money.
This dastardly duo has plagued mankind for centuries, but now fossil fuel subsidized dirty energy and dirty money have put the future of all life in jeopardy. Even though our ingenuity as a species has been remarkable, we have ultimately become the victims of our own progress.
What is Earth Challenge 2020?Earth Challenge 2020 “is the world’s largest ever coordinated citizen science campaign. The initiative integrates existing citizen science projects and builds capacity for new ones — all to grow citizen science worldwide.” The goal is to engage millions of global citizens. This is the world’s largest civic event going digital for […]