Climate Change

Total 90 Posts

The concept of net zero is a dangerous trap.

17 min read
Governments worldwide are using the concept of net zero emissions to ‘greenwash’ their lack of commitment to solving global warming. The idea of net zero has licensed a recklessly cavalier “burn now, pay later” approach which has seen carbon emissions continue to soar.

Keeping hope of 1.5°C limit alive is vital to spurring global action.

4 min read
How fast we stop warming at 1.5°C and the global community cuts greenhouse gas emissions to zero depends on the interrelated actions of a huge mix of people – government ministers most importantly, but also business chiefs, investors, banks, religious leaders, activists and citizens.

How children are taking European states to court over the climate crisis – and changing the law.

6 min read
The children argue failure to tackle climate change constitutes youth discrimination. By tackling discriminatory attitudes and policies, we can start to combat the actions that harm children.

Marine life is fleeing the equator to cooler waters. History tells us this could trigger a mass extinction event.

6 min read
Climate change has already made tropical oceans too hot for some marine species to survive. As they flee towards the poles, the implications for ecosystems and human livelihoods will be profound.

Once again, they fail to grasp, and speak about, the reality of the climate crisis.

4 min read
We are in a climate emergency. Yet, all we get from politicians of all sides is meaningless and contradictory slogans, broken pledges, and inaction.

Earth Hour: ‘Make peace with nature’ – UN chief.

2 min read
The world marked the Earth Hour on Saturday as countries globally dimmed their lights at 8:30 pm local time – an event that, according to the UN, encourages individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights, for one hour.

By threatening biodiversity, humanity is threatening the conditions for its own survival.

3 min read
As the living tissue of the earth, biodiversity is “intimately linked to human health” the head of the UN’s scientific agency told a global forum on Wednesday, noting that “we are part of that living tissue”.
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