Citizen Action Monitor

Policy makers seduced by economists’ claims that climate change can be fixed, economic growth can continue

Twenty-five years of failed UN-led climate change negotiating has brought humanity to a precipice. No 2025 Posted by fw, August 07, 2017 To access all other synopses from Prosperity without … Continue reading

August 7, 2017

$2.3 trillion in fossil fuel projects incompatible with global carbon reduction commitments

Blockbuster report ranks companies by their exposure relative to meeting 2.0˚C carbon budget. No 1990 Posted by fw, June 23, 2017 “…about a third of the projects fossils would expect to … Continue reading

June 23, 2017

Our chances of avoiding climate crisis are slim to none, says leading climate scientist

Kevin Anderson explains why wealthy countries must be carbon free by 2035 or many people will die. No 1980 Posted by fw, June 11, 2017 “What we see is the carbon … Continue reading

June 11, 2017

Long-term climate targets are meaningless — “The 2°C target is largely out the window”

We must aim to peak and then reduce emissions as soon and as fast as we can, says Dr. Aaron Thierry. No 1971 Posted by fw, June 3, 2017 “…if we … Continue reading

June 3, 2017

Time is not on our side – Two eminent UK scientists discuss the facts about climate change

Bottom line – We must rapidly reduce our energy demand, but politicians are “running very scared” of the implications.” No 1958 Posted by fw, May 16, 2017 “I think there’s a … Continue reading

May 16, 2017

“Canada’s carbon stockpile is its problem,” says Bill McKibben

“We need Canada to keep that stuff under the ground. It should man up and show some responsibility to the planet.” No 1947 Posted by fw, April 30, 2017 “He [Trudeau] … Continue reading

April 30, 2017