Citizen Action Monitor

Ottawa must act NOW to make DEEP CUTS to GHG emissions

More to the point, Canadians must insist that politicians represent interests of citizens rather than corporations. No 2352 Posted by fw, August 15, 2018 “In the midst of worldwide record … Continue reading

August 15, 2018

We’re an egoistical, delusional lot, despoiling our life support system, living way beyond our needs

And preservation of our environment is low down on our list of priorities, says realist Kristine Mattis. No 2349 Posted by fw, August 11, 2018 “We’re an egoistical, delusional lot, … Continue reading

August 11, 2018

We’re on an inevitable and inescapable train ride to doomsday, driven by the climate crisis, says prof.

“Societies will experience disruptions to their basic functioning within less than ten years due to climate stress,” claims Dr. Jem Bendell. No 2348 Posted by fw, August 10, 2018 “The … Continue reading

August 10, 2018

How Money can shape and control your life – If you let it

Documentary film reveals how Money is crucial to our wellbeing – Watch this overlooked gem here. No 2344 Posted by fw, August 5, 2018 “An optimistic film steeped in appreciation … Continue reading

August 5, 2018

Trump mocked in latest song “I’m a very stable genius” by comedian singer Randy Rainbow – VIDEO

“The Trump resistance has become sing-a-long-able,” writes a Guardian reporter. No 2342 Posted by fw, July 31 2018 Set to the music of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “I Am The Very … Continue reading

July 31, 2018

Don’t repeat Rob Mielcarski’s faux pas by offering to talk about climate change at your school reunion

Despite the depressing subject, Rob suspects his old girlfriends breathed a sigh of relief that they didn’t marry him. No 2340 Posted by fw, July 29 2018 “I offered to … Continue reading

July 29, 2018

A decade ago George Carlin hilariously ridiculed “The American Dream”

Today it’s comedian Lee Camp’s turn with a sobering take on America’s 8 most important Myths. No 2337 Posted by fw, July 26, 2018 “No society should function with this … Continue reading

July 26, 2018

David Suzuki’s blunt warning about the consequences of global warming

Stalling solutions and continuing fossil fuel addiction will only make the inevitable that much worse. No 2336 Posted by fw, July 19, 2018 “Over the past few months, heat records have … Continue reading

July 19, 2018

The Republican Party is being torn apart, while Democratic dinosaurs act as if nothing has changed

U.S. history prof analyzes the prospects of both parties going into the mid-terms. No 2330 Posted by fw, July 8, 2018 “The secret to the success of people like Trump … Continue reading

July 8, 2018

Has moral degeneracy in Trump administration unleashed fear and loathing in America?

To all those Trump voters – Gaze upon what you have wrought. No 2329 Posted by fw, July 7, 2018 “For all those who in 2016 closed their eyes, held … Continue reading

July 7, 2018

We are the first generation of our species to know the answers to Gauguin’s three questions – Nate Hagens (45)

We know what we’re doing; what drives us; difference between wants and needs; our environmental impact; and that we don’t need all this stuff to be happy. No 2327 Posted … Continue reading

July 2, 2018

A little bit of grief can motivate you to take action, but be sure to take a joy break and play – Nate Hagens (44)

It’s when people don’t care that we’re really in trouble. No 2326 Posted by fw, July 2, 2018 To access links to all other posts in this series, click on the … Continue reading

July 2, 2018

Hope or despair? – Your reaction to what’s coming depends on your starting viewpoint – Nate Hagens (43)

For those just learning about coming existential threats, feelings of despair are likely but can be tempered by much to be hopeful about. No 2325 Posted by fw, July 2, … Continue reading

July 2, 2018

If worrying about climate change, resource depletion, species extinction is crazy… – Nate Hagens (42)

… then we have temporarily confused crazy and sane, and we need a lot more crazy. No 2324 Posted by fw, July 1, 2018 To access links to all other … Continue reading

July 1, 2018

A common response to a story like Hagens’ is: “I better look out for myself” – Nate Hagens (41)

A caring response would be: “What can I do to make my community better, stronger, more resilient? No 2323 Posted by fw, June 30, 2018 To access links to all … Continue reading

June 30, 2018

Addictive consumption has not brought happy, fulfilling lives for most Americans– Nate Hagens (40)

What’s missing from this smorgasbord of stuff is a feeling of community and a true sense of purpose. No 2322 Posted by fw, June 30, 2018 To access links to … Continue reading

June 30, 2018

We spend too much time thinking about doing, and not enough time doing – Nate Hagens (39)

As we cut our reliance on fossil fuels, we’ll have less time to waste, more time to sharpen up our physical skills. No 2321 Posted by fw, June 29, 2018 … Continue reading

June 29, 2018

We are headed for a world of less, whether we choose it or not — Nate Hagens (38)

We don’t really want more, we just want more than our next-door neighbor. No 2320 Posted by fw, June 29, 2018 To access links to all other posts in this … Continue reading

June 29, 2018

Hagens says initial reaction to his narrative is either ‘denialism’ or ‘nihilism’ – Nate Hagens (37)

Both extremes have one thing in common – They obviate the need for individuals to act responsibly. No 2319 Posted by fw, June 28, 2018 To access links to all … Continue reading

June 28, 2018