Cogs in the Climate Machine

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…

End Poverty

“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

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.”

Spaceship Earth: An Introduction to Earth System Science

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.

The End of Big Oil

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.

Earth Challenge 2020

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 […]

Scientists’ Warning Statement

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One Earth, Not One Percent
“Both reducing climate change impacts and poverty are two of the defining issues of the 21st century in trying to achieve sustainable development; they are also intrinsically linked.”

Nuclear Power: A Risk Analysis

Sizewell B Nuclear Plant

“Far from tackling climate change, nuclear power is an expensive distraction whose safety is threatened by wildfires and floods, experts say.” – Climate News Network 100 Seconds to MidnightThe atomic Doomsday Clock (video) was moved to 100 SECONDS to midnight January 23, 2020. This the closest it has ever been before in history. “As the […]

Renewables

Renewable energy sources will be the world’s main source of power within two decades and are establishing a foothold in the global energy system faster than any fuel in history, according to BP. The speed of growth is without parallel, the company said in its annual energy outlook. As of October 2020 it’s official, solar […]