100 Years of Science Warnings Ignored
Many scientists and researchers have pointed out that what we call climate change is really a complex interrelated set of phenomena that may result in ecological disaster, biodiversity loss, biosphere destruction, civilizational collapse, mass extinction, and beyond. Climate change is already causing significant and potentially irreversible effects to our planetary systems, including rising temperatures, sea […]
Climate Crisis On Trial: Taking it to Court
“One has not only a legal, but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. At 2C There Will Be 1000 Million Refugees. According to the paper “The Future of the Human Niche” authored by climate expert and renowned scientist Timothy […]
Nuclear Power: A Risk Analysis
“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 90 SECONDS to midnight January 23, 2023. This the closest it has ever been before in history. As the […]
After COP27, What Are The Options? An Introduction to Plan E
Introduction There is wide agreement that the Paris Agreement and subsequent COP meetings, while involving myriads of well-intentioned people, are hitting the hard limits of what is politically possible. Yet the planet’s climate and ecological stability is also pressing upon more significant biophysical limits. So, what options do we have? Reviewed by Counterpunch, a bold […]
COP27: Summit or Scam?
Greenwashing at COP27 What was unthinkable only a decade ago is happening now. The climate crisis has pushed planetary boundaries to the limits. UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ declared earlier this year that the climate crisis is past a point of no return and further stated that “we must rise to this enormous historical responsibility.” Therefore, […]
Action is the Antidote: Writers Rebel Calls Out GWPF Denial
XR Writers Rebel Takes Action XR Writers Rebel, a group that ‘aims to tell the truth about the climate and ecological emergency‘ now underway involving writers within and without Extinction Rebellion (a.k.a. XR), has recently gathered some of the great unsung heroes of our time to write and speak about the ongoing atrocity of climate […]
Our Hothouse Future: A Discussion with Prof Bill McGuire
Our Hothouse Future: A Discussion with Prof Bill McGuire Scientists’ Warning Foundation, Scientific Advisory Board member Bill McGuire recently met up with Dr. Alison Green to discuss the controversies surrounding the ongoing debate pertaining to the 1.5C aspirational goal as well as the ongoing climate emergency with Professor Bill McGuire. In this latest interview from […]
Changing Arctic, Changing World
A white desert of snow-covered peaks, startlingly blue skies, face-tingling ice crystals in the crisp cold air,– when I first flew into Svalbard on a reporting mission in the spring of 2007, the beauty of the high northern landscape fulfilled all my expectations of the cold, remote region of my imagination.
I had been covering climate change since the 1990s, when it was anything but a mainstream topic, either of conversation or media interest. Now the International Polar Year had brought me to the place most people would at that time still have assumed one of the last to be bothered by “global warming”.
Challenging Conventions – A Perspective From Within and Without
Education is widely seen as conferring huge advantages, and educational institutions are recognised as wielding considerable social influence. They are the intellectual homes to researchers examining all aspects of the climate and ecological crisis (CEC). So why is it that decades after the first United Nations Conference of the Parties (CoP) on climate change, we have moved ever closer to a disaster and are currently in a planetary emergency?
How to Be a Practical Utopian in a Dystopian World
“For years, Guy Dauncey has tirelessly warned of the urgency of tackling the climate crisis and provided practical ways to achieve reductions in our emissions. While the crisis has only worsened, the window of opportunity to shift direction has shortened. Here is a blueprint for concrete action. Read it and act!” – David Suzuki