A new survey titled “Beyond Red vs. Blue: The Political Typology” (pdf) from the Pew Resarch Center shows that public support for the environment and alternative energy sources is strong on both sides of the political scale in America. When … Continue reading
According to an unpublished report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) global greenhouse gas emissions has increased to new record levels. And this despite one of the worst economic recessions in recent history which analysts thought would lower the carbon … Continue reading
Passionate; articulate; intelligent; socially and environmentally progressive; careful and meticulous in his research; rigorous in his use of science and expert opinion. Many people will recognise that description of George Monbiot in his role as one of Britain’s leading environmental … Continue reading
Describing the world’s economic model based on insatiable consumption of resources “a global suicide pact,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon challenged world leaders at the World Economic Forum to “make major changes – in our lifestyles, our economic models, our social … Continue reading
Al Jazeera English has an interesting article about El Salvador and how the Central American country is dealing with the already present and devastating effects of climate change. "Climate change for us is not a hypothesis,” Minister Chavez said. "It … Continue reading
Naomi Klein, the well-known Canadian journalist and social activist who is the author of books such as the highly acclaimed “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism“, recently held a TED Talk about our addiction to risks (see video … Continue reading
According to climate scientists from NASA and the National Climatic Data Center last year’s temperatures ended in a tie with 2005 as the warmest on record. NASA writes that: “Global surface temperatures in 2010 tied 2005 as the warmest on … Continue reading
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