Citizen Action Monitor

How war and climate-related environmental degradation serve transnational capital class’ interests

The contradiction of TCC, and true crisis of capitalism, is TCC’s lack of concern for humankind. No 2365 Posted by fw, September 1, 2018 NOTE — To access my other … Continue reading

September 1, 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

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

Graphic videos capture ferocity and damage of latest extreme weather events around the world

What is not being talked about is the link between extreme weather and anthropogenic climate change. No 2180 Posted by fw, March 11, 2018 “While TV weather reports discuss bomb … Continue reading

March 11, 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

“I think there’s a 95% chance that we’ll go to hell in a handcart with about 4°C warming” – Kevin Anderson

“We have tried our leadership and it has fundamentally failed on climate change.” No 2111 Posted by fw, December 1, 2017 “I wouldn’t work in this area if there’s a … Continue reading

December 1, 2017

On the climate change front, the climate science news out of Washington just keeps getting worse

Only way to resolve the crisis is “by dramatically curbing our use of fossil fuels,” says new report mandated by Congress. No 2109 Posted by fw, November 28, 2017 “You … Continue reading

November 28, 2017

COP23 is latest “attempt to forestall our headlong rush towards oblivion,” declares Kevin Anderson

“Holding to 2°C is now much more of a profound challenge than we appear able to accept.” No 2104 Posted by fw, November 22, 2017 “I’ve endeavoured below to capture … Continue reading

November 22, 2017

If you haven’t been directly impacted by this hot scary summer, check out what you missed

“What we need is courage and determination in facing up to seemingly insurmountable odds.” No 2027 Posted by fw, August 10, 2017 “No matter what, we must also find the … Continue reading

August 10, 2017

Group of 28 academics ask PM Trudeau if he understands the climate crisis. No reply after 9 weeks.

Their written concerns are framed in the context of Trudeau’s misinformed public statements. No 2016 Posted by fw, July 26, 2017 “We are now facing the profound consequences of overexpansion … Continue reading

July 26, 2017

David Suzuki faults politicians and political system for failures of environmental movement

Holds out hope Blue Dot Movement will put “right to healthy environment” in charter of rights and freedoms No 2004 Posted by fw, July 10, 2017 “Politics, of course, is … Continue reading

July 10, 2017

Alarmingly, the amount of CO2 that remains in the atmosphere is rising faster than ever

Paradoxically, the amount of CO2 humans are putting out annually appears to have stopped rising. What’s going on? No 1994 Posted by fw, June 28, 2017 “If the amount of the … Continue reading

June 28, 2017

The President and the Mayor – A tale of mutual denial about sea level rise

Desperation drives people to deny climate change in the hope that denial will pay off in the end. No 1989 Posted by fw, June 22, 2017 “Do you realize the lunacy … Continue reading

June 22, 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

Climate scientist Jim Hansen highlights selected global impacts of climate change

Yet to come is the danger of locking in sea level rise of 6 to 9 meters within decades, not centuries. No 1964 Posted by fw, May 25, 2017 “In the … Continue reading

May 25, 2017

“We old people are leaving you a frigging mess”, with a climate almost out of control – Jim Hansen

“Young people need to not only understand the problem, they need to understand realistic solutions.” No 1962 Posted by fw, May 22, 2017 “I’m glad to see our young people in … Continue reading

May 22, 2017

The World at 1℃ — taking stock of the climate crisis

As the crisis worsens, a much-needed sense of urgency in privileged rich nations may come too late. No 1955 Posted by fw, May 12, 2017 “For many of us, the facts … Continue reading

May 12, 2017