Citizen Action Monitor

World so addicted to fossil fuels, future global carbon emissions will continue to increase

Projected 16% increase in CO2 emissions by 2040 (from 2015 levels) risks putting us over Paris 2°C limit. No 2057 Posted by fw, September 19, 2017 ********** The chances of … Continue reading

September 19, 2017

All major industrialized countries failing to meet their Paris pledges to cut greenhouse-gas emissions

Paris Accord allowed governments to set vague and unaccountable pledges. No 2053 Posted by fw, September 15, 2017 “Beyond US President Donald Trump’s decision in June to withdraw the United … Continue reading

September 15, 2017

Sweden’s largest pension fund divests from TransCanada, claims it violates Paris Accord

Writing is on the wall for TransCanada (and Trudeau): “pipelines are a climate and financial disaster.” No 1992 Posted by fw, June 25, 2017 “Sweden’s largest pension fund, AP7, announced last … Continue reading

June 25, 2017

France cleverly rebuts Trump’s bogus justification for Paris Accord withdrawal

French President Macron invites American scientists, business people and citizens to “come and work here with us”. No 1972 Posted by fw, June 4, 2017 Below is an abridged repost of … Continue reading

June 4, 2017

Global emissions of greenhouse gases must peak within the next decade to meet Paris targets

Fossil fuels currently provide about 90 percent of global energy, by 2100 they must supply less than 25 percent. No 1942 Posted by fw, April 24, 2017 “The Paris Agreement… was … Continue reading

April 24, 2017

We have just 5.2 years to limit warming to 1.5°C with 66% probability of success, says US prof

Paris emission reduction commitments will do no better than keep global warming to 3.2°C by 2100 No 1849 Posted by fw, December 18, 2016 “The international community must achieve net zero … Continue reading

December 18, 2016