Citizen Action Monitor

“Holy shit we’re about to die and we better do something fast.”

“If a giant oak tree is about to collapse on to your little house, you don’t say that you are at risk of a housing change.” No 2457 Posted by … Continue reading

April 14, 2019

“It’s a fantasy to believe we can transition completely off fossil fuels in the reasonably near future”

Even the best-case scenarios show us heading for 3°C of warming and far worse by 2100, says Dahr Jamail. No 2422 Posted by fw, January 23, 2019 “My research also … Continue reading

January 23, 2019

Current rate of ocean warming equivalent to five Hiroshima atomic bombs exploding every second.

Potential consequences of record ocean warming are catastrophic, says professor of thermal sciences. No 2420 Posted by fw, January 19, 2019 “So oceans are key, and they are telling us … Continue reading

January 19, 2019

Climate change may not pose imminent threat, but we should still be concerned, says mental health therapist

With eventual realization that there’s no way out, rising social anger and violent backlash could collapse global economy and human civilization itself. No 2417 Posted by fw, January 15, 2019 … Continue reading

January 15, 2019

In this climate crisis, despair may touch us, but it can’t hold us – Because we love, therefore we hope

We’ve never had a fight quite like this, against an enemy that both opposes us and is us, with no clear hope of winning. No 2412 Posted by fw, January … Continue reading

January 7, 2019

UK prof of Intensive Care Medicine diagnoses the health of planet Earth – his prognosis is foreboding

Think of a patient in Intensive Care. It’s climate change that will “off us” from planet Earth – on top of what we’re already doing to it – says Dr. … Continue reading

December 1, 2018

Trudeau government faces massive Quebec class action lawsuit over climate change inaction

The lawsuit begins: “What is the purpose of a government if not to protect the lives and safety of its citizens?” No 2399 Posted by fw, November 30, 2018 “In … Continue reading

November 30, 2018

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