Citizen Action Monitor

Glacial ice is melting, sea level is rising, coastlines are receding – “We can slow it but we cannot stop it.”

“There’s enough extra heat already in the ocean that the ice is going to keep melting for centuries.” No 2523 Posted by fw, September 20, 2019 “We need to deal … Continue reading

September 20, 2019

APOCALYPTIC! 5- to 9-billion may die this century if inaction on climate change continues

Prof William Rees provides grim calculations for humanity if climate change, population growth, and consumption fueled by cheap energy goes unchecked. No 2522 Posted by fw, September 19, 2019 “On … Continue reading

September 19, 2019

Without drastic cuts in our consumption, cutting emissions alone won’t halt environmental decline

Even if we transition to renewables, our use of natural resources to make more stuff to consume will continue to grow. No 2517 Posted by fw, September 6, 2019 “Reaching … Continue reading

September 6, 2019

The Green New Deal spells continued ecological disaster and runaway climate breakdown

If the GND’s false-hope promises are its best answer to the climate crisis, then we have no answer to the climate crisis. No 2516 Posted by fw, September 4, 2019 … Continue reading

September 4, 2019

Choose your climate crisis solution – Green New deal or Business as Usual? Both will doom us

Some choice! — BAU promises a magical future, while GND’s energy goals are delusional. No 2515 Posted by fw, September 1, 2019 “The stories we tell ourselves become the reality … Continue reading

September 1, 2019

Expect a 4°C Earth by 2055 if greenhouse gas emissions do not slow down — Scientists said, 10 years ago

With GHG emissions “zooming up”, it’s not too soon to ask what a 4°C world would look like.  No 2512 Posted by fw, August 28, 2019 “A decade ago several … Continue reading

August 28, 2019

We’re headed for a four-degree-warmer world within decades

“The bad news is we risk great loss of life and perhaps the end of our civilizations.” No 2511 Posted by fw, August 27, 2019 “Experts agree that global heating … Continue reading

August 27, 2019

In May 2018, 15 people met at a London bar to plan how to save a world headed for extinction

And voila – within months, Extinction Rebellion (XR) was busy meeting with citizen groups to tell them the terrifying truth about the coming climate catastrophe.    No 2510 Posted by … Continue reading

August 24, 2019

Evidence over past 12 months suggests climate change impacts are accelerating in frequency and intensity

Are recent record-setting, global weather events warning signs that we are running out of time to take action? No 2500 Posted by fw, August 4, 2019 “The idea of climate … Continue reading

August 4, 2019

Humanity’s explosive rise in fossil carbon burning threatens to blast us off the climate cliff

Charts don’t lie — Climate-damaging energy use is not just rising, it’s outpacing clean, green, climate-safe alternatives. No 2499 Posted by fw, August 2, 2019 “Despite decades of promises to … Continue reading

August 2, 2019

PATH TO COLLAPSE? — UN Member States call for “more economic growth,” not post-growth or degrowth

As GDP continues to rise, so too will greenhouse gas emissions, leading inevitably to COLLAPSE. No 2498 Posted by fw, July 30, 2019 “At the UN’s 2019 High Level Political … Continue reading

July 30, 2019

Future heat waves could expose millions of Americans to unprecedented heath risks, says alarming new report

Climate scientist Michael Mann discusses the increasing frequency and severity of heat waves. No 2495 Posted by fw, July 26, 2019 “This summer, the climate news cycle has been dominated … Continue reading

July 26, 2019

Tree-planting study “fraught with unanswered questions and serious red flags”

The mass use of trees is no miracle cure for climate change; it’s a scheme to avoid system change and extend our addictive overconsumption. No 2492 Posted by fw, July … Continue reading

July 20, 2019

Gail Zawacki discards ‘doomer’ label, sees herself now as an informed ‘Themist’ facing dire climate facts

She responds to those who bash Themists for encouraging inaction on climate change.   No 2488 Posted by fw, July 7, 2019 “Overwhelming evidence — that [climate] impacts are faster … Continue reading

July 7, 2019

Our civilization is hell-bent on destroying itself, warns UK Global Systems prof

Dr. James Dyke proposes an escape plan from the terrifying prison humans have created over many generations, but … No 2483 Posted by fw, June 23, 2019 It was the … Continue reading

June 23, 2019

The Great Simplification coming next decade with 30% drop in capitalist economies, says Dr. Nate Hagens

Globally, we’re turning into an energy-squandering superorganism, like some energy-hungry, blind, purposeless amoeba. No 2480 Posted by fw, June 10, 2019 To access links to other posts by Nate Hagens … Continue reading

June 10, 2019

When it comes to fully explaining the global predicament we’re facing, the story is totally inaccurate

Our focus on climate change as the main problem has diverted our attention from significant other resource and environmental problems. No 2472 Posted by fw, May 10, 2019 “The climate … Continue reading

May 10, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez’ vision of a Green New Deal is futile if it’s executed within a capitalist system

Any movement that doesn’t confront the power and wealth of the ruling elites will be undermined and eventually destroyed. No 2471 Posted by fw, May 9, 2019 “A Green New … Continue reading

May 9, 2019

Greta Thunberg’s moving full speech to UK Parliament — She is one amazing person

“You lied to us. You gave us false hope. You told us that the future was something to look forward to.” No 2466 Posted by fw, April 29, 2019 Below … Continue reading

April 29, 2019