The world is changing fast. If we don’t keep track of the changes, we lose out on the opportunities we have right in front of our nose to transform, transition, change and improve our city, our homes and our lives.
“…and this is why I am calling on civil society and young people in particular to campaign for climate action.” ~ Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 10 September 2018 “What is still missing is the sense of
In August 2018, a global heat shock wave saw media turn a notch on the climate change apocalypse beat [Climatic clippings post no 6 in 2018] Some of you will think you are too busy to pay attention to this.
Climatic clippings of July-August 2018 Death Valley in California has just set a scary record for “hottest month ever recorded on our planet”. The last months have brought massive wildfires and record numbers dying from heat stress. But here is something
In July 2018, the Council of the City of Richmond in California followed City of Berkeley, Montgomery County in Maryland, Hoboken City Council in New Jersey and the Los Angeles City Council and declared a climate emergency: “The City of Richmond
“Time for politicians to act”, said the scientists three decades years ago. But politicians didn’t think it was time. As this blogpost documents, through more than half a century, we – humanity, but in particular: our elected leaders and business
$2 billion have been spent on creating that spin of lies and disinformation that keeps the fossil wheels turning today, just in the United States alone, according to a new study. So one wonders what the total global figure could
It is now three years ago Pope Francis published his encyclical letter Laudato Si’, where he told the world that “highly polluting fossil fuels – especially coal, but also oil and, to a lesser degree, gas – needs to be
“There is no space left on Earth for egoism.” ~ Naoko Ishii, environmental policy expert from Japan It can’t be said more clearly. This TED-conference presentation by Naoko Ishii – a Japanese environmental policy expert who leads the Global Environment
Cheers: Climate policy procrastination can now celebrate its 30 year anniversary in Australia and the United States. Consequently is should be no surprise that we are now beginning to see statements such as these from the scientific community: “At this