Category Archives: Climate Change

The fatal survival-kit of man in jeopardy

Climate change and wars As the ugly war in Ukraine drags on, with more lives lost and atrocities (apparently) committed, energy and food prices hit yet more highs.  The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the UN publishes a monthly global … Les meir

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2014 – 2021: The seven warmest years on record!

WMO | State of Global Climate 2021 Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations. This report finds the past seven years are on … Les meir

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Report by the International Energy Agency – CO2 emissions increases substantially!

Global Energy Review 2021 CO2 emissions Global CO2 emissions declined by 5.8% in 2020, or almost 2 Gt CO2 – the largest ever decline and almost five times greater than the 2009 decline that followed the global financial crisis. CO2 … Les meir

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2014 – 2021: The seven warmest years on record!

WMO | State of Global Climate 2021 Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations. This report finds the past seven years are on … Les meir

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Global Capitalism and Profitability Kills the Future, if not…

Climate change: the fault of humanity? The sixth report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) runs to nearly 4,000 pages.  The IPCC has tried to summarise its report as the ‘final opportunity’ to avoid climate catastrophe.  Its conclusions are … Les meir

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FN åtvarar: Verda brenn – Våkn opp styresmakter, avskaff kapitalismen!

I forrige uke var jeg på ferie på Vestlandet. Plutselig havnet jeg midt i en skogbrann på Årheimsfjellet i Stryn. Svart røyk vellet ut fra fjellsida og svei i øynene og helikopter som drev slukningsarbeid flakset rett over hodet mitt. Jeg … Les meir

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Oil Giant Shell Condemned by Dutch Court – «Do What the Court Tells you»!

CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION & MITIGATION, CORPORATIONS, ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, IMPACT, POLITICS & FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SDG SERIES, SOCIETYMay 28, 2021 Victory for Climate Movement: Oil Giant Shell Condemned by Dutch Court by Claude Forthomme – Senior Editor For the first time in history, a major oil company, Royal Dutch Shell, … Les meir

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The Earth is a commodity for sale to the highest bidder!

Global warming: planning not pricing Carbon pricing and carbon taxes are now proposed by international institutions and mainstream economics as the main solutions to ending global warming and destructive climate change.  For some time, the IMF has been pushing for carbon … Les meir

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The Green Economic Growth program for Papua cancels – Shame on the UK!

Exclusive: UK cancels «highly effective» green program in Indonesia By William Worley // 15 June 2021 – devex.com Environment & Natural Resources Funding Trade & Policy United Kingdom Indonesia The U.K. government is cutting a “highly effective” green growth program designed to prevent … Les meir

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The Richest gets Richer when the Worlds Imperialist meets in UK

Imperialism meets in Cornwall This weekend, the leaders of the ‘free world’ are flying (and helicoptering) into Cornwall, at the tiny end of England, for the first physical meeting of the G7 nations.  As they increase the carbon footprint sharply through … Les meir

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