Citizen Action Monitor

Republicans and Democrats alike failed to deal effectively with 2020’s pandemic and related economic crises

Their neglect allowed political monopolists to continue to promote their self-interests by supporting private capitalism. — No 2695 Posted by fw, December 30, 2020 — For those who prefer a … Continue reading

December 30, 2020

Climate reality checklist of 20 critical understandings, observations and insights, by Breakthrough, Australia

Draws together current climate research from around the world to help inform and guide the stark choices that now stand before us. —– No 2694 Posted by fw, December 25, … Continue reading

December 25, 2020

Why major parts of the world economic system appear headed for collapse — Gail Tverberg explains

“Today’s economy is like a down escalator on which most citizens are trying to walk up — and really want to get off.” — No 2693 Posted by fw, December … Continue reading

December 24, 2020

Why Biden will not take decisive action to address environmental destruction threatening our very existence

“The problem for a Green New Deal isn’t that it can’t be used to solve environmental problems, but that it won’t be.”  — Rob Urie explains. —– No 2692 Posted … Continue reading

December 14, 2020

“We’re stuck,” tweets Tim Garrett. To put it bluntly, we won’t do what is necessary to save ourselves

Eight years ago Kevin Anderson warned “any contextual interpretation of the science demonstrates that the threshold of 2°C is no longer viable.” — No 2691 Posted by fw, December 8, … Continue reading

December 8, 2020

“The climate crisis is a sure path to extinction, and the unthinkable has already begun,” says LeftyMathProf…

… “I’m estimating 2025, point of no return; 2030, famine; 2035 barbarism; 2040 human extinction.” — No 2690 Posted by fw, December 6, 2020 “We need a revolution soon, but … Continue reading

December 6, 2020

NET ZERO — Everyone, from countries to companies, is talking about it – But what does it really mean?

BEWARE — Turns out that not all Net Zeros are created equal – Some are “greenwashing” with big loopholes to slip through. — No 2689 Posted by fw, December 1, … Continue reading

December 1, 2020