Returning from Unispace82, and after the unsuccessful conclusion of the Global Habitability initiative, both James Beggs and Hans Mark, NASA’s Administrator and Deputy Administrator, respectively, concentrated on what was the primary goal of their tenure,[…]
A few months ago the Center for Climate and Security published a report titled Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene, where security experts have identified 12 key climatic risks[…]
“Nothing can save this crumbling planet except the elimination of three quarters of it’s people. And we know that can happen.” A few months ago I discovered George Turner. For someone who loves science- fiction,[…]
The New York Magazine published the annotated edition of its controversial climate story and it is now the most-read article in New York’s magazine history, despite some imprecise science which has been discussed and analysed[…]
One more reason why climate change is the most pressing issues of our time. A new report from Chatham House called “Chokepoints and vulnerabilities in global food trade” identifies 14 chokepoints around the world that[…]
It could be more relevant. The waters have risen 50ft (about 15 metres). New York is the New Venice, its streets have become canals, and its skyscrapers are linked with sky bridges and boat taxis.[…]
“You have been negotiating all my life.” said the Canadian college student Anjali Appadurai, addressing the assembled government negotiators at the 2011 United Nations climate conference in Durban, South Africa. In 2011, Anjali was twenty-one[…]
Almost 80 years ago, on April 1938, an English steam and combustion engineer and amateur weather-watcher, published a paper in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. His name was Guy Stuart Callendar and[…]
In the mid-1970s the evidence about the greenhouse effect and its effect to climate change was growing among the scientific community. Data showed a steady increase of CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere during the[…]
Only a few people in the world know ice better than Peter Wadhams. A professor of Ocean Physics at Cambridge, Peter Wadhams is a world authority on sea ice. His book ‘A Farewell to Ice’[…]
In his book, Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth about the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity, James Hansen, often called the father of global warming, talks about the science and the mechanisms that drive global warming in a way that makes it relatively easy for readers to understand.
Climate Change in the Courts: In the absence of enforceable commitments to reduce emissions, concerned citizens and organisations look to the courts for an alternative way of driving emissions cuts by countries or companies.