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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
COP26 Coalition: Science & Activism Event
Science & Activism: Acting with the Face of Evidence This event is taking place as part of the People’s Summit at COP26 in Glasgow. Scientists’ Warning’s own Dr. Alison Green will be a contributor. What can you expect? Truth and honesty from three scientists who have each embraced activism, but in different ways. No blah […]
From Academia to Activism
Once upon a time, before I became Executive Director of Scientists Warning, I was an academic, a cognitive psychologist with a successful career. And I was also becoming increasingly aware of the climate crisis: the year on year rise in atmospheric CO2 levels, the loss of biodiversity, the increasing frequency of extreme weather events and the loss of Arctic sea ice…
Ecological, regenerative, well-being and sharing economy concepts are now emerging in public discourse. In this discussion the sharing economy is explained along with the notion of gross domestic well-being. Additionally, we introduce Herman Daly, Kate Raworth, Jeremy Rifkin and others as well as how to adopt an ecological economy and comparable models.
Take the Science Oath for Climate
Professor Chris Rapley (a member of the Scientists’ Warning Advisory Board) and colleagues Bill McGuire, Sarah Bracking, Simon Lewis, Jonathan Bamber and many others are inviting people across the scientific community to join a pledge to prevent catastrophic climate disruption and commit to full disclosure. It’s time to speak truth to power.