Archive for 'Foundation News'
What will be the outcome of our inactions on climate change by 2030? The following YouTube presentation is taken from the soon to be release book ‘Letters from 2030’ Leon Tolstoy once wrote – People were not inclined to take their situation with any degree of seriousness: on the contrary they became even more frivolous, [...]
Posted: October 22nd, 2011 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General.
Tags: activism, Climate Change, climate change costs, climate negotiations, global warming, Obama administration, World News
The Reality is we are altering the future for those who will inherit it from us. The Reality is that we presently have within our grasp the opportunity to do something about it. The Reality is that this opportunity is fast slipping away. The Reality is that unless we collectively take responsibility to move away [...]
Posted: September 14th, 2011 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Foundation News, General, World News.
Tags: 350ppm, activism, Climate Change, climate change emissions reductions, climate negotiations, CO2 levels, coal, global warming, Tipping Points, World News
The first-ever map of how Antarctica’s ice is moving across that continent has been created by researchers at the University of California, Irvine. The map, along with an associated animation (below) developed by NASA, reveals that ice is flowing fastest in coastal ice shelves and their tributaries, shown in this illustration in bright purple and [...]
Posted: August 20th, 2011 under Climate Change, Foundation News, Nature, Tipping Points, World News.
Tags: Antarctica, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, glacial melt, global warming, icesheet loss, science, Tipping Points, West Antarctic
On December 23rd 2005 I received an email to advise our Company was to be honored by the Society of Plastics Engineers USA with the Global Environment Award for Plastics Recycling at a ceremony on March 1st 2006 in Atlanta Georgia. My immediate reaction; excitement was heavily weighed upon by the cost of such a [...]
August 7th 2011. 9pm Within the next seven days the world will decide on what will happen with stock markets around the world. Within 12 hours from now the Australian Stock Exchange will open for business on Monday August 8th. For some time I have argued and promoted that economic growth; consuming out of balance [...]
While the discussions continue about climate change, this is a sobering presentation as to the outcome for the Arctic and some of its inhabitants. var showHover=false;
Posted: April 9th, 2011 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: arctic, Climate Change, endangered wildlife, Ice free Arctic, icesheet loss, Tipping Points
As many would know Suzanne Sparling of Arizona has served as Executive Director of US Operations for the Greenhouse Neutral Foundation for the last 2 years. Her tireless efforts just prove how the voice of one can, and ultimately does, become the Voice for Change by many. Read the following and join her and the [...]
There are a growing number of inspirational activists rising to the challenge to make a difference in the World. There has never been a better time to be an Activist. In the 60’s activists of the day changed the World. Today more than ever we have at our fingertips the tools to get the job [...]
Is a Disaster Looming for the U.S. Treasuries Market and the Global Monetary System from Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami?
I have written many times about the link between climate change (extreme weather events) and the future of the insurance industry and or the economic impact on countries. There is little doubt that Mother Nature and Gaia have no regard for where pain is inflicted. This as we have recently seen in Japan can happen [...]
What in a warmer world are the implications for Nuclear Power plants? At a time of the Japan nuclear crisis the world is galvanised to ask; is nuclear power really a safe option to coal with its resultant pollution. The debate revolves around the possibility of damage from earthquakes and tsunamis, but should we also [...]