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Media and the loss of a planet

We here on this platform also want to independently review all the news and present it to you readers, hoping that, from our selection, you will be able to make up your own minds.

The hourglass of this world

We from our site of the West European continent also resolved to do everything possible to show what goes wrong in this world. To this end, we hope that readers who come here, shall appreciate our writings and shall take the necessary steps to help to share these articles with others.

Is the Top a Flop

We are in an era of upheaval, termed by some as a polycrisis, and Cop27 was never itself going to resolve the biggest of these – the climate emergency. Indeed, the most significant recent progress may well have already happened far from Sharm El-Sheikh, in the form of the American midterm elections and the rapprochement between the US and China, the two world’s largest emitters, on climate issues at the G20 in Bali.

Composted Reads for 8 November 2022

Story of the day Developing countries ‘will need $2tn a year in climate funding by 2030’ Report says figure required to switch away from fossil fuels and cope with extreme weather impacts. About $2tn (£1.75tn) will be needed each year by 2030 to help developing countries cut their greenhouse gas emissions and cope with theContinue reading “Composted Reads for 8 November 2022”

Composted reads for 3 November 2022

Story of the week World close to ‘irreversible’ climate breakdown, studies warn Key UN reports published in last two days warn urgent and collective action needed – as oil firms report astronomical profits The good news How a desert bloomed in the driest place on Earth Unusual winter rainfall has produced a floral bloom andContinue reading “Composted reads for 3 November 2022”

What was at stake in Sharm El-Sheikh

Whilst the cost of inaction is far, far greater than the cost of inaction for many countries, it was difficult to come to an agreement to contribute to a fund helping those countries most affected by pollution from the industrial and most polluting countries.

Composted reads for the third week of August 2022

As drought blights the UK, our politicians have their heads buried in the sand Caroline Lucas England’s privatised water system is compounding the climate emergency. Instead of fixing it, the government has gone awol. Rivers and reservoirs are evaporating in front of our eyes. Water may soon be rationed and crop irrigation restricted. Drought, andContinue reading “Composted reads for the third week of August 2022”

Climate Warrior: Dismantling perfectionism and activism

Lizzie Carr 2022, August 03 Firstly, I want to say thank you to everyone who signed up to join the Planet Patrol’s citizen science Water Quality Testing Programme following last month’s newsletter. I’m grateful to have this platform, both as a cathartic outlet for climate anxiety but also to bring attention to the community-led initiativesContinue reading “Climate Warrior: Dismantling perfectionism and activism”

Composted reads for the first part of May 2022

Good and bad news for our environment, brought by the Guardian

Can turning down our radiators turn up the heat on Putin?

Fiona Harvey looking at our use of gas.