The dam that threatens a country’s water supply

Ethiopia is building Africa’s largest dam — the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. In Egypt, it is perceived as not only the dam that threatens a country’s water supply but also and at least makes it difficult for it to justify its dominance over its waters. This essay by Sarah Lazarus, CNN dated October 21, 2018, […]

People’s Rebellion is the only way to fight Climate Breakdown

There seems to be some race between the USA and Europe with France’s TOTAL that recently signed with Algeria a contract for a polypropylene plant in the country.  There were afterwards two days of public demonstrations in different localities close to the country’s oil bases in the South. Locals were out and about shouting out […]

Washington unleashed Fossil-Fuel Exports and sold out on Climate

This article dated October 16, 2018 is part of a collaboration between the Center for Public Integrity, The Texas Tribune, The Associated Press and Newsy. It is in 2 parts.  Excerpts of part 2 are below with my Bolds. How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate By Jie Jenny Zou WASHINGTON — […]

Still No Urgency to Tackle Climate Change

The release of the IPCC special report just a few days ago has highlighted the disaster we find ourselves barrelling towards. The IPCC report found that 1.5℃ of warming above pre-industrial levels could have catastrophic consequences for millions around the world, and without urgent action, we could reach that milestone in just 12 years writes […]

Still No Urgency to Tackle Climate Change

The release of the IPCC special report just a few days ago has highlighted the disaster we find ourselves barrelling towards. The IPCC report found that 1.5℃ of warming above pre-industrial levels could have catastrophic consequences for millions around the world, and without urgent action, we could reach that milestone in just 12 years writes […]

Consequences of Allowing World Temperatures to Increase

Consequences of Allowing World Temperatures to Increase

On Monday the UN IPCC came out with its latest Special Report, this one supposedly addressed specifically to the allegedly dire consequences of allowing world temperatures to increase by more than an arbitrarily-selected threshold.  Here is a copy of the “Summary for Policymakers,” and here is a copy of the accompanying press release.  But I […]