Tag: World News
With a gargantuan crack slowly splitting it apart, Antarctica‘s fastest-melting glacier is about to lose a chunk of ice larger than all of New York City, scientists say. (Also see “Manhattan-Size Ice Island Cracks in Half.”) The crevasse stretches 19 miles (30 kilometers) long and up to 260 feet (80 meters) wide, as shown in [...]
Posted: February 5th, 2012 under Climate Change, General, Tipping Points, World News.
Tags: #BREAKING NEWS, Antarctica, glacial melt, global warming, icesheet loss, Pine Island Glacier, science, sea level rise, Tipping Points, West Antarctic, World 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
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 [...]
Greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year, to the highest carbon output in history, putting hopes of holding global warming to safe levels all but out of reach, according to unpublished estimates from the International Energy Agency. The shock rise means the goal of preventing a temperature rise of more than 2 [...]
Posted: June 4th, 2011 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, World News.
Tags: #BREAKING NEWS, catastrophic climate change, China, Climate Change, climate change emissions reductions, CO2 levels, Coal Fired Power Stations, emissions reductions, global warming, greenhouse emissions, science, Tipping Points, World News
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 [...]
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 18, 2011 (IPS) – When the international community commemorates World Water Day next week, perhaps it should ponder the words of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who once remarked he does not expect people the world over to stop what they are doing and observe a moment of silence, come Mar. 22. “But [...]
November 2, 2010 – From Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media. Another sign from the research community that Earth’s temperature is rising: The volume of fresh water flowing down the world’s rivers has increased markedly since 1994, new satellite data confirms. The study (also see here) led by the University of California, Irvine, [...]
Posted: November 5th, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, Nature, Tipping Points, World News.
Tags: catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, glacial melt, global warming, icesheet loss, natural systems, World News
‘As an activist for change this is the sort of campaign that might just work! NO PRESSURE!’ Bob Williamson Greenhouse Neutral Foundation Chair var showHover=false;
Greenhouse Neutral Foundation comment – This report foreshadows a very grim future for all. We have no further time to waste in de-carbonizing our global activities. We must gather together as a single voice and demand our political masters’ act now! UXBRIDGE, Sep 20 (IPS) – The carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels have [...]
Posted: September 21st, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General, Negotiations, World News.
Tags: activism, arctic, catastrophic climate change, climate negotiations, global warming, Ice free Arctic, science, Tipping Points, World News