Tag Archives: climate change

Bolivia, Pachamama and Climate Change

A beautiful piece by the brilliant young Chloe Maxim on how the issue of climate change is viewed in Bolivia. With young people who understand as deeply as this, one would like to think the planet is in good hands. … Continue reading

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Richard Milne separates skepticism from denial

Dr Richard Milne from the University of Edinburgh has published an entertaining and educational lecture ‘Critical Thinking on Climate Change’. He explores the nature of science and genuine scientific skepticism while managing to pack in more cartoons, animations and jokes than … Continue reading

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Climate Change Is Affecting Traditional Knowledge

http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=56864 Life forms react in surprising ways to pressures of all kinds BOGOTA, Aug 16, 2011 (Tierramérica) – The traditional knowledge of nature developed since ancestral times by Colombia’s indigenous peoples is increasingly challenged by the unnatural effects of climate … Continue reading

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Bill Maher on why Climate Change cannot be voted for

 

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Jan Cameron of Katmandu installs conservationist as woodchip mill manager in Tasmania

JanCameron is an amazing woman appoints conservationist to run woodchip mill in Tasmania tinyurl.com/6bamy4j             tinyurl.com/27ru3em One of Australia’s wealthiest individuals gives away much of her fortune each year. She is  best known as the founder of retail chain Kathmandu, which … Continue reading

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Fight against Climate Change must be directed against Transnational Corporate Greed – environmentalists

by INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com http://bulatlat.com/main/2011/07/06/fight-against-climate-change-must-be-directed-against-transnational-corporate-greed-environmentalists/2/ According to IBON data, TNCs account for 50 percent of all oil, gas and coal extraction and refining. Only 10 TNCs account for about 41 percent of world production of oil and gas, … Continue reading

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Climate debate deserves more than hysteria and populism.

A terrific article by Barry Jones – possibly the most brilliant man I’ve ever had the pleasure of speaking to. First published in the National Times Australia http://twitter.com/NationalTimesAU ————————————————————————————————————————————— Labor has not explained the climate change problem with conviction. The … Continue reading

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A gap in the denial of climate change science

Terrific article by Nicole Hodgson first published in http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/2778378.html ——————————————————- For climate change ‘sceptics’, denialists, contrarians or what Barry Jones recently called ‘confusionists’ to be right about the science of climate change, an alternative reality must be both plausible and … Continue reading

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If Catastrophic Weather Events Don’t Get Us, Irrationality Might. How Language Changes our Choices

Whether people accept manmade global warming as real may depend on the weather outside that particular day, a new study finds. Weather and climate The study results suggest that because global warming and climate are complex and long-term trends, people … Continue reading

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2010 hottest, wettest year on record

2010 hottest, wettest year on record, say climatologists http://t.co/vkhUuD8 via @guardian Not only the warmest on record, but the wettest, with several other near highs as well, such as snow blizzards in Europe and extent of arctic ice melt, all predicted … Continue reading

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Australian sea level rise projections

http://www.ozcoasts.org.au/ Sea level rise projections for some areas of Australia released including Sydney suburbs at risk

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Adapting to Climate Change

Adapting to climate change Facing the consequences Global action is not going to stop climate change. The world needs to look harder at how to live with it Until climate change becomes an economics dialogue, business and industry won’t make … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise

As Glaciers Melt, Science Seeks Data on Rising Seas Scientists long believed that the collapse of the gigantic ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica would take thousands of years, with sea level possibly rising as little as seven inches in … Continue reading

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A Stunning Year in Climate Science Reveals that Human Civilization is On the Precipice

http://www.scienceprogress.org/2010/11/a-stunning-year-in-climate-science-reveals-that-human-civilization-is-on-the-precipice/

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Mongolian Government Cabinet Meeting, Climate Change

A Mongolian Government Cabinet meeting was held in the scorching heat of the Gobi desert last week to draw attention to climate change. This photo was published in the Weekend Australian Sept 4-5 2010 Continue reading

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Best campaign Ad

This is a brilliant campaign ad that was aired on the Gruen Transfer- ABC this week. Congrats to Gruen. Great show

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Sea Walls: Time and Tide stop for no man

Revetment walls are ‘structures that help to stabilise waterfront property’. Bot only on a temporary basis. Dateline story tonight about Orkney- Scottish island showed how temporary these measures are. CLIMATE CHANGE INFORMATION http://www.science.org.au/search/results.html?cx=001712702391807004069%3Aipl9meyofds&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=climare+change&sa=&siteurl=www.science.org.au%2F#949

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Climate Change Debate- a balanced perspective

Anthropomorphic contribution to climate change is an emotive debate. This youtube site provides a balanced view on issues like the ’email scandal’ and how scientific debate occurs. A very interesting series worth listening to. http://www.youtube.com/user/potholer54#g/c/A4F0994AFB057BB8

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Why Copenhagen Will Fail

The talks in Copenhagen are headed for failure because they require a redefinition of what we value and that is simply too much for developed nations to handle. Greed and lack of concern for anyone but ourselves is ultimately what … Continue reading

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Grandparents concerned about Climate Change

This is a wonderful website written by a grandfather deeply concerned about the impact of Climate Change on his grandchildren’s future. It contains heaps of excellent information. http://www.grandkidzfuture.com/grandkidzfuture.com/Welcome.html

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Confronting Climate Change

Check out the climate Change site on Google Earth and check out what is being done in various areas. http://www.google.com/landing/cop15/ And the new YouTube site for Copenhagen activism: http://www.youtube.com/cop15

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Sea People

The President of the Maldives tonight described his people as ‘sea people’ They need the sea to survive- just not swamping their homes! Island people have an unbreakable bond with the sea. Indigenous people have an unbreakable bond with the … Continue reading

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