Citizen Action Monitor

“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

Policymakers won’t support rapid, deep CO2 cuts, but they will bet on risky geoengineering proposals

Why? Because slowing economic growth to cut emissions risks re-election — “Economics trumps physics.” No 1961 Posted by fw, May 20, 2017 “The first IPCC report came out in 1990 and … Continue reading

May 20, 2017

What does it mean to say “We’ll muddle through” this crisis? It means the rich live, the poor die

The problem with carbon is that it’s pervasive, “in every single facet of our daily lives” – there is no quick fix. No 1960 Posted by fw, May 18, 2017 “The … Continue reading

May 18, 2017

Time may not be on our side, but can we find ways to buy time? – Two UK climate scientists discuss

Most of the quick fix models presented to policymakers falsely assume they can work at a very large scale. No 1959 Posted by fw, May 17, 2017 “But you’re saying we’re … Continue reading

May 17, 2017

Time is not on our side – Two eminent UK scientists discuss the facts about climate change

Bottom line – We must rapidly reduce our energy demand, but politicians are “running very scared” of the implications.” No 1958 Posted by fw, May 16, 2017 “I think there’s a … Continue reading

May 16, 2017