Citizen Action Monitor

FIRE from HELL – In Paradise, last October – And still RAGING this October, elsewhere in California

“And it’s like, what’s next? Can it be worse than that? And the answer is, ‘Yes.’” – Fire Station Captain. No 2540 Posted by fw, October 31, 2019 “On a … Continue reading

October 31, 2019

Videos tell disturbing stories of drought crises in South Africa and Australia

If we now live in a global village, where does our moral responsibility lie in helping our village neighbours? No 2539 Posted by fw, October 30, 2019 It’s not unlike … Continue reading

October 30, 2019

15 Canadian kids seek court protection from a government perceived to be contributing to climate crisis

Government mistakenly believes it can develop fossil fuel resources and concurrently cut emissions. No 2538 Posted by fw, October 30, 2019 “Fifteen children and teenagers from across Canada sued their … Continue reading

October 30, 2019

Away from his packed rallies, Trump has warn out his welcome in the land of the common folk

Boos at the ball park followed by heckles of thousands of protestors in Chicago. Grim days for a president who craves adoring adulation. No 2537 Posted by fw, October 30, … Continue reading

October 30, 2019

Trump greeted with loud boos and chants of “Lock Him Up” at World Series game

Jimmy Fallon mocked the President – “Trump turned to Melania and said, ‘Wow! They really don’t like you.’”   No 2536 Posted by fw, October 29, 2019 Common Dreams’ account … Continue reading

October 29, 2019

Greta is absolutely right – We need a new kind of politics featuring a new way of thinking

Canada will not rise to the climate challenge — There’s popular denial about the scale of change required to prevent an unending emergency. No 2535 Posted by fw, October 28, … Continue reading

October 28, 2019

£750,000 – That’s how much Extinction Rebellion needs for its legal defence fund

Please help save the planet — Support the 1800 rebels, arrested during the October Rebellion, with a donation. No 2534 Posted by fw, October 23, 2019 As a “Rebel supporter”, … Continue reading

October 23, 2019

We live a time-driven existence, ruled by the speed of our communication technologies

The situation is dire — We’re losing our ability to know who we are and what is important to us. No 2533 Posted by fw, October 22, 2019 In March … Continue reading

October 22, 2019

The Extinction Rebellion movement cannot help us with the climate changes that are coming

Re XR’s three demands  – the first is meaningless, the second reflects an ignorance of climate science, and the third is simply naïve. No 2532 Posted by fw, October 17, … Continue reading

October 17, 2019

How is it that humanity has arrived at a path of self-destruction?

It’s past time to think of new ways to approach this existential crisis, says climate policy analyst, David Spratt. No 2531 Posted by fw, October 16, 2019 “Climate change impacts … Continue reading

October 16, 2019

What To Do? about our existential crisis – Richard Heinberg proposes a four-fold strategy —

Encourage resilience building at community level; Leave good ideas lying around; Target innovators and early adopters; and Help people grasp The Big Picture No 2530 Posted by fw, October 13, … Continue reading

October 13, 2019

We’re headed for the biggest crash ever, warns fossil fuels expert, Richard Heinberg

Fossil fuels have propelled global civilization beyond our control and into an era of perpetual overshoot. No 2529 Posted by fw, October 12, 2019 Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow of the … Continue reading

October 12, 2019

Not one federal party has a climate plan to keep us safely below 1.5°C or 2°C warming, says UBC prof.

With time running out, it would take proven technologies capable of removing CO2 from the air to keep us below 1.5°C. No 2528 Posted by fw, October 6, 2019 “According … Continue reading

October 6, 2019

Ten reasons why the Green New Deal’s focus on renewables won’t work

Researcher Gail Tverberg explains the problems with GND’s proposed transition to wind, hydroelectric, and solar. No 2527 Posted by fw, October 1, 2019 “The reasons why the Green New Deal … Continue reading

October 3, 2019

MYTH BUSTER! – Clean, renewable energy will NOT be our salvation!

Hard evidence shatters 15 myths about alternative energy sources – Turns out they are neither clean nor renewable. No 2527 Posted by fw, October 1, 2019 “The fiftieth anniversary of … Continue reading

October 1, 2019