Climate Change

Religion Meets Climate Change

Global warming is the biggest challenge of all time. It impacts every living species. However, the inherent dangers are very difficult to comprehend, as such, people brush it off as one more issue in life that will somehow be handled,…

How long for civilization?

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein. As the world is trying to hopefully recover from the tragic effects of COVID-19, it is reminded there is no vaccine for the…

Climate Chaos Amidst the Pandemic: 5 Years After Paris

It’s been five years since the Paris Climate Agreement was signed, defining the entirely voluntary, unenforceable plan to avert global climate chaos. “We are still not going in the right direction,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said this week, addressing…

Emmanuel Macron wants climate goals in French constitution

A referendum could force a change in the French constitution to add pledges to combat climate change. President Macron has come under fire for a perceived lack of effort to protect the environment. French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday vowed…

Public letter: everything is interconnected as if we were one in this common house

2020 National Seminar — Forum on Climate Change and Social-Environmental Justice Public letter We, the participants of the 2020 National Seminar – Forum on Climate Change and Socio-Environmental Justice, gathered virtually from December 1st to 4th, 2020. We are representatives…

Children’s climate change case at the European Court of Human Rights: what’s at stake?

The European Court of Human Rights finally has the opportunity to take on climate change. And it is taking it seriously, thanks to a group of 8 to 21-year-olds. In September 2020, four children and two young adults from Portugal…

Powering down — and out

Closing Indian Point will speed action on climate change, not hamper it By Marilyn Elie and Linda Pentz Gunter Next spring, the last working nuclear reactor at the Indian Point Energy Center on the Hudson River, 30 miles from Manhattan,…

Thinking Out of the Box on Climate Change Needed for Timely Solutions to Emerge

By Bharat Dogra Climate change provides the strangest example of a problem which is very widely and increasingly recognized by the best available scientific opinion to be a huge and definite danger to basic life nurturing conditions of our planet,…

There is another way to be human

In the modern world, we no longer even notice that our entire life consists only of dependencies. It starts right after birth. The toddler should go to kindergarten as soon as possible. What should be learned there: to be assertive,…

Losing paradise

Atomic racism decimated Kiribati and the Marshall Islands; now climate change is sinking them This is an extract from the Don’t Bank on the Bomb Scotland report “Nuclear Weapons, the Climate and Our Environment”. Kiribati In 1954, the government of…

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