Citizen Action Monitor

Al Gore is back with “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”

Guardian review says it ends “with a sort of forced positivity” – Watch the official trailer here. No 1937 Posted by fw, April 19, 2017 “An Inconvenient Sequel is more a … Continue reading

April 19, 2017

“Global warming a Chinese hoax,” tweeted America’s Denier-in-Chief

A survey of evidence reveals devastating climate change impacts worldwide, evidence that Trump wilfully ignores. No 1890 Posted by fw, February 10, 2017 “2016 was a dark year for anyone paying … Continue reading

February 10, 2017

Apocalyptic threat of climate change — Is it game over for the planet?

UK media watchdog urges public backlash against state-corporate economic growth that is killing the planet. No 1883 Posted by fw, January 31, 2017 “And so while political ‘leaders’ refuse to change … Continue reading

January 31, 2017

Climate change promises are in shreds as apathy, duplicity and greed hold sway

Saving Our Planet is not terribly important for men of power – the politicians and corporations. No 1872 Posted by fw, January 17, 2017 “Global climate change is the greatest crisis … Continue reading

January 17, 2017

Even with emission cuts, increasing CO2 concentrations will shatter 450ppm warning limit by early 2030s

Harsh evidence leads to one conclusion – There is no carbon budget left to reduce the speed of emissions’ mitigation. No 1861 Posted by fw, January 2, 2017 “The irresistible inertial … Continue reading

January 2, 2017

Facing planet-wrecking 5.9 degrees Celsius global warming by 2100, Trudeau approves Kinder Morgan

It’s inconceivable Trudeau doesn’t know that increasing production of tar sands oil will wreck the planet No 1839 Posted by fw, December 4, 2016 “As Greenpeace said, ‘There are no good … Continue reading

December 4, 2016

Charmers Trudeau and Notley can’t spin the math of climate change, says Bill McKibben

They keep trying out new brands of spin to justify continued expansion of pipelines and oil sands production. No 1792 Posted by fw, October 4, 2016 “We’ve already built as much … Continue reading

October 4, 2016

Trudeau preaches globalization, trade, economic growth at G20, a sure-fire neoliberal recipe for disaster

“So long as making more money is the goal of our economic system, capitalist destruction will continue”, counters Canadian ecosocialist. No 1765 Posted by fw, September 4, 2016 “In his first … Continue reading

September 4, 2016

Deadly combination — By 2040 fossil fuels provide 80% of global energy, global economy 40% larger

Talking about what we’ll do about climate change by some future date is delusional, we need to take urgent action on all fronts right now, says US prof. No 1751 … Continue reading

August 16, 2016

Tens of thousands join Break Free actions targeting world’s most dangerous fossil fuel sites

Cheers all around! But, is anyone assessing the effectiveness of this unprecedented campaign? No 1674 Posted by fw, May 16, 2016 “Tens of thousands of activists took to the streets, occupied … Continue reading

May 16, 2016

Will PM Trudeau’s and BC premier Clark’s energy policies put us all at grave risk of climate change impacts?

Harvard prof thinks so – Naomi Oreskes called their positions dangerously “wishful thinking.” No 1635 Posted by fw, April 7, 2016 “Trudeau raised eyebrows when he told a Vancouver sustainable business … Continue reading

April 7, 2016

“All hell will break loose” — Bleak vision of planet’s future predicted by climate scientist James Hansen

“…the study predicts a much more accelerated rate of sea level rise of several meters, beyond that which humanity is capable of adapting to.” No 1622 Posted by fw, March 24, … Continue reading

March 24, 2016

World on course for more than 3°C of warming, warns terrifying fact check of Paris climate deal

Paris deal gives impression global warming is being addressed — In fact, measures fall far short to avoid runaway climate change. No 1616 Posted by fw, March 18, 2016 “Like the … Continue reading

March 18, 2016

“tell them what it’s like to see the entire ocean level with the land”

“tell them we are afraid … we are nothing without our islands” No 1526 Posted by fw, December 2, 2015 “I am definitely a supporter of the divestment movement. I … Continue reading

December 2, 2015

Government promises to reduce climate emissions fall far short of what’s needed, says Climate Action Tracker

The worst offenders include Australia, Canada, Japan, and Russia. No 1445 Posted by fw, September 09, 2015 “The climate targets so far submitted to the UN by governments collectively lead to … Continue reading

September 9, 2015

“The only way to turn off the heating of the earth is to terminate civilization”, says prof. Guy McPherson

“I think at this point the increase of global temperature cannot be curbed.” – Dahr Jamail, reporter. No 1426 Posted by fw, August 16, 2015 “The worst case scenarios in the … Continue reading

August 16, 2015

Immediate global climate action saves lives, avoids significant damage, says new US EPA study

Report warns how costly inaction will be to Americans’ health, environment, society No 1377 Posted by fw, June 23, 2015 “Will the United States benefit from climate action? Absolutely. This … Continue reading

June 23, 2015

G7 and EU climate plans place world at “extreme risk” of failing to hold warming below 2°C limit

Richest countries agree to keep emissions at about present levels for next 15 years, instead of cutting them fast No 1365 Posted by fw, June 9, 2015 “The combined climate … Continue reading

June 9, 2015

Visually stunning, awful aerial images of mankind’s rape of Mother Earth

WATCH renowned photographer, Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s Home-The Movie No 1359 Posted by fw, June 5, 2015 “Though the visually stunning images inspire a sense of awe, wonder, and appreciation for our … Continue reading

June 5, 2015