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 […]

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 — […]

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 […]

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 […]

World’s Leading Climate Scientists have warned

At a time when more and more upheaval events all linked to the world climate are happening here and there, The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only 12 years to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C and avoid catastrophic environmental breakdown. The authors of the landmark report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel […]