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‘Bleak’ findings come from report at Cop27

We are in the fight of our lives and we are losing. Our planet is fast approaching tipping points that will make climate chaos irreversible. We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator,

Are we going from purgatory to hell

People should come to know that we are in the fight of our lives facing climate change which is the defining issue of our age, the central challenge of our century in which the industrialised countries should pay for the damage done to the poor countries..

Gaan we van een vagevuur naar een hel

De landen van het zuidelijk halfrond kijken uit naar de verantwoordelijkheid die de geïndustrialiseerde landen zouden moeten nemen en hoe er een schadevergoeding kan geregeld worden om de milieuschade te dekken.

A third of Pakistan left underwater

The Big Question Why is Pakistan flooding? Approximately one third of Pakistan is currently lying underwater after the South Asian country was hit by flooding the likes of which has not been seen for 30 years, according to prime minister Shehbaz Sharif.   “There is an ocean of floodwater everywhere,” Mr Sharif told the AFPContinue reading “A third of Pakistan left underwater”

The Week bringing things you need to know for the 3rd week of August 2022

August 15 Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding unveils bet on Russian energy firms Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding said via Twitter on Sunday that it invested in Russian energy giants Gazprom, Rosneft, and Lukoil between Feb. 22 and March 22, a period straddling the launch of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The United States and other Western nationsContinue reading “The Week bringing things you need to know for the 3rd week of August 2022”

The New York Times briefings for the 3rd week of August 2022

August 15 By Natasha Frost Writer, Briefings Good morning. We’re covering Salman Rushdie’s recovery and the fallout from the F.B.I.’s search of Donald Trump’s home in Florida. A news conference held by Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the F.B.I. raid.Anna Rose Layden for The New York Times Division in the RepublicanContinue reading “The New York Times briefings for the 3rd week of August 2022”

The Guardian looking at the second week of August 2022

August 08 Metropolitan police / Revealed: Force strip-searched 650 children in two-year period The children’s commissioner for England has denounced the Metropolitan police’s record on child protection after new data revealed that 650 children were strip-searched over a two-year period and the majority were found to be innocent of the suspicions against them. Dame RachelContinue reading “The Guardian looking at the second week of August 2022”

Balance of power in the first week of August 2022

August 01 There was some rare good news out of Ukraine today when a vessel loaded with 26,000 tons of corn left the port of Odesa — the first legal shipment of grain since Russia’s invasion began in late February. It’s a small step but potentially significant for some of the world’s poorest countries asContinue reading “Balance of power in the first week of August 2022”

The first week of August 2022 as seen by the New York Times

August 01 Why Was Joshua Held for More Than Two Years for Someone Else’s Crimes? Honolulu incarcerated the wrong man for more than two years — a miscarriage of justice that shows the cruel inadequacy of America’s approach to mental health. Ukraine’s president urged hundreds of thousands of people living in the east to startContinue reading “The first week of August 2022 as seen by the New York Times”

The destructive man and our duty as Christians

When it comes to dealing with the inconvenient truth of our climate crisis and the threat to life as we know it on Planet Earth today, it is up to Christians to break the silence.