Citizen Action Monitor

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

At our current rate of transitioning to renewable energy, it will take 400 years to transform the energy system

And, can you guess what percentage of the world’s energy is currently provided by renewables? See answer below. No 2186 Posted by fw, March 21, 2018 “I recently asked a … Continue reading

March 21, 2018

Annual carbon emissions are 60% higher now than in 1990, affirming abject failure to act decisively

Political expediency continues to trump needed revolutionary change. Could political upheaval spawn hope? asks Kevin Anderson. No 2184 Posted by fw, March 19, 2018 “Today, despite four further IPCC reports, … Continue reading

March 19, 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

James Hansen issues a 13-point call for climate change action at COP-23 in Bonn

“We are entering a period of consequences and are in danger of being too late.” No 2094 Posted by fw, November 09, 2017 “Given that governments were instituted to serve … Continue reading

November 9, 2017

Transition from fossil fuels to 100% renewables won’t be as simple as politicians led to believe

The transition would be messy, destabilizing, risky, costly, disruptive, and time-consuming, says policy expert No 1993 Posted by fw, June 27, 2017 “Full decarbonization, it should be remembered, requires that zero-carbon … Continue reading

June 27, 2017

Jim Hansen’s 4 proposed solutions to the fossil fuels CO2 emissions problem. Are they attainable?

Absent a rapid transition to safe, affordable clean energy, we can’t solve the world’s problems. No 1966 Posted by fw, May 28, 2017 “We should put a rising price on carbon…. … Continue reading

May 28, 2017