Tipping point: huge wildlife loss

Tipping point: huge wildlife loss threatens the life support of our small planet Shutterstock Tom Oliver, University of Reading A report by the WWF published on October 30 reveals how our actions are degrading the natural world – the very basis on which our livelihood depends. The Living Planet Report 2018 shows that between 1970 […]

Only 16 countries meet their commitment to Paris Agreement

Only 16 countries meet their commitment to Paris Agreement, new study finds By Claire Stam | EURACTIV.com Only sixteen countries out of the 197 that have signed the Paris Agreement have defined national climate action plan ambitious enough to meet their pledges, according to a policy brief released on Monday (29 October), ahead of the […]

Principles before profit and pull out

Davos in the desert: businesses are right to put principles before profit and pull out of Saudi investment conference Fedor Selivanov / Shutterstock.com Haridimos Tsoukas, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Siemens chief, Joe Kaeser has pulled out of the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, dubbed “Davos in the Desert”, amid outrage at the […]

12 years to take action against Climate Change

The United Nations says we have 12 years to take action against climate change, to avoid global disaster. It’s the greatest design challenge in history, says Nicolas Roope. The climate is in trouble and we’ve now been given a deadline by the UN to pull our proverbial socks up and try to avert a catastrophe. […]

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 — […]