Citizen Action Monitor

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

Scientific community is self-censoring research to conform to views of vested interests

As a result, unsupported assertions contend that economic growth and emission cuts are compatible. No 1481 Posted by fw, October 17, 2015 “[There is an] endemic bias prevalent amongst many … Continue reading

October 17, 2015

All the proof you need that human activity causes global warming, packaged in a 5-minute video

Four scientific proofs, presented in text and graphs, supplement the video No 1454 Posted by fw, September 20, 2015 “The proof that man-made CO2 is causing global warming is like the chain … Continue reading

September 20, 2015

GAME CHANGER – CO2 emissions must ramp down to zero immediately

“We have already surpassed the cumulative emission limit” No 1321 Posted by fw, April 28, 2015 “In the lead up to the forthcoming Paris talks, policy makers through their willful … Continue reading

April 28, 2015

Put a high price on carbon emissions now before it is too late, says international team of climate scientists

Growing risks of triggering climate tipping points can’t be ignored any longer No 1300 Posted by fw, April 4, 2015 “ ‘We are calling on policy-makers to respond to the … Continue reading

April 4, 2015

Climate change debate with deniers going nowhere

It’s time for climate scientists to wise up and move on No 1252 Posted by fw, February 5, 2015 “In many ways, we seem to be learning to use different … Continue reading

February 5, 2015

Game Changer — 99 percent of Alberta’s tar sands oil must stay buried to avert perilous warming, says new study

Globally, 82 percent of fossil fuels must remain underground This is the first study to pinpoint, worldwide, exactly where these oil, gas, and coal reserves are located No 1225 Posted … Continue reading

January 9, 2015

Dr James Hansen advances an action plan that assures “real progress on climate”

Stabilizing the climate will be a formidable challenge, but it’s not mission impossible No 1219 Posted by fw, December 29, 2014 “The present downturn of fossil fuel costs is a … Continue reading

December 29, 2014

Who you gonna trust? Same science, widely different interpretations from competing factions

Choose wisely. Your life may depend on it No 1209 Posted by fw, December 11, 2014 “I would argue that the 2°C target is underpinned by what may be termed … Continue reading

December 11, 2014

2 / 565 / 2795 – Why these three numbers are so terrifying — Bill McKibben explains – VIDEO

Hint – The first number is 2 for 2°C No 1178 Posted by fw, November 1, 2014 Do the Math: The Science of Climate Change, by Bill McKibben, Better Future … Continue reading

November 1, 2014

Calls for radical emissions cuts may be popular but they’re not powerful enough says Naomi Klein

Klein lambasted mainstream environmentalists of 1980s for not taking on dominant pro-market ideology No 950 Posted by fw, January 9, 2014 “Klein used her keynote address to the [Radical Emissions … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Conservative government’s war on science – This is a government beholden to big oil

Legacy of devastation documented by science librarian No 758 Posted by fw, May 29, 2013 Science librarian John Dupuis has assembled “a chronology of all the various cuts, insults, muzzlings … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Government’s climate policy firmly based on latest scientific evidence” — UK Energy and Climate Secretary

UK Minister takes dead aim at climate skeptics in speech to Royal Society No 680 Posted by fw, February 19, 2013 “It is fair to say that trust in politicians … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Everything you need to know about the latest climate science findings but were afraid to ask

“We must pay any price or bear any burden to stop catastrophic climate change.” —Joe Romm No 594 Posted by fw October 16, 2012 Thanks to Joe Romm, expert editor … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Canadian parliament debates climate change policies: Absolute insanity on two fronts

“The ultimate irony” — MP Elizabeth May on the climate debate in the House. But it’s actually worse than ironical — it’s insane. No 575 Posted by fw September 23, … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Human activity linked to risk of abrupt and irreversible tipping points of our entire biosphere

“It’s pretty clear we’re headed for something big.” No 502 Posted by fw, June 11, 2012 “We can look into the past and we can see that earth has undergone … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Many of US public have poor understanding of climate science. How come?

Proportion of US public and policymakers who reject the science has grown. No 468 Posted by fw, May 3, 2012 “Climate researchers know that the case for human-induced climate change … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

How many climate-change deniers does it take to change a light bulb?

None. They’d all rather live in the dark. No 456 Posted by fw, April 10, 2012 Which line are you in? Don’t be caught in the dark with the rest … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment