Citizen Action Monitor

“Human nature and our methods of governance are proving incapable of saving the world.”

William Rees says we need to ‘get real’ about climate science, and delivers 11 key steps leading to an effective “Green New Deal” No 2546 Posted by fw, November 13, … Continue reading

November 13, 2019

“The modern world is deeply addicted to fossil fuels and green energy is no substitute.”

Prof lays out the hard facts to support his claim we’re headed toward catastrophe, and he invites anyone to prove him wrong. No 2545 Posted by fw, November 12, 2019 … Continue reading

November 12, 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

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

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

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

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

UK university event tackles climate emergency, draws large audience — A model for Canadian universities?

Two-hour video of the event features short presentations from panel of ‘provocateurs’, and Q&A discussion. No 2479 Posted by fw, June 6, 2019 “Last week I went to an excellent, … Continue reading

June 6, 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

“We have failed to heed the warnings and there is no rescue team on the way,” says Dahr Jamail

Even if we stopped all carbon emissions today, 3°C of warming is already baked into the system. No 2439 Posted by fw, February 24, 2019 “Well, it is why I … Continue reading

February 24, 2019

Humanity’s climate predicament – Most of us don’t know what we don’t know

Can Rob Mielcarski, schooled in the laws of thermodynamics and other physics stuff, help us to open our minds to what we don’t know? No 2436 Posted by fw, February … Continue reading

February 18, 2019

Economic mobilization can deliver a victory over the climate crisis, says sustainability expert

Paul Gilding is confident his approach to planning an economic mobilization can eliminate net CO2 emissions by 2030. No 2371 Posted by fw, September 14, 2018 “People engaged in the … Continue reading

September 14, 2018

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 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

“Homo ‘sapiens’ is at an advanced stage of destroying the habitability of planet Earth,” claims new study

A team of 17 climate and environmental scientists issue a “stern warning” to humanity. No 2346 Posted by fw, August 7, 2018 “We explore the risk that self-reinforcing feedbacks could … Continue reading

August 7, 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

World’s elites are maneuvering to save themselves when climate disaster strikes, leaving poor behind

Future despairing disaster scenario for whole world is unfolding right now in Maldives, facing threat of sea level rise. No 2164 Posted by fw, February 21, 2018 Have you ever … Continue reading

February 21, 2018

“Stunning increase” in temperatures in past 50 years has no equal in Earth’s geological history

Will anything alive today survive the impact of this recent intense global temperature increase? asks Prof. Ugo Bardi. No 2156 Posted by fw, February 4, 2018 “The increase in temperatures … Continue reading

February 4, 2018