Rick Wayman

Rick Wayman is the Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for Climate Restoration

Looking Ahead to COP27: Keeping 1.5 Degrees Alive

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres seemingly heard the loud cries of climate activists and those from nations at immediate existential risk from the climate crisis when he said in closing remarks at COP26, “We must accelerate action to keep the 1.5…

Heating Up: An Invisible Consequence of Russia’s War in Ukraine

Russia’s invasion and ongoing war against Ukraine has led to a significant, and as yet unknown, number of deaths amidst a wider humanitarian catastrophe. With millions of people displaced from their homes, critical infrastructure destroyed, and a looming disaster at…

Where Does All the CO2 Go?

Pressenza’s correspondent in Glasgow covering the COP26 negotiations, Rick Wayman, sends us this opinion piece on the increasingly relevant subject of Carbon Dioxide Removal. Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) is emerging as a significant pathway to restore the climate, with a…

The Power of Investing in Youth

Inside and outside the “Blue Zone,” where the official COP26 proceedings are taking place, young people have stepped forward to highlight the effects that climate change has had on their lives, their communities, and their vision for the future. While…

Mind The Military Emissions Gap

For the past nine days at COP26, governments have been releasing information about what they will do – or will not do, as the case may be – to meet the targets of the Paris Climate Accord. According to a…