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Upside stories about customised wheelchairs, art in hospitals architecture education and rebuilding Ukraine

Good morning. If you have a spare five minutes today I urge you to read this piece that follows the story of Zahida Qureshi, a Pakistani woman who set up a charitable organisation that makes customised wheelchairs for children and adults. Qureshi herself became a wheelchair user after she contracted polio as a child, andContinue reading “Upside stories about customised wheelchairs, art in hospitals architecture education and rebuilding Ukraine”

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.

Composted Reads for 17 November

Draft Cop27 agreement fails to call for ‘phase-down’ of all fossil fuels

‘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,

What the ‘Africa Cop’ will actually mean for a continent at the centre of the climate crisis

African leaders hope this year’s location will focus attention on the vast, diverse continent where this year alone hundreds of people have died from floods and landslides in Nigeria and Uganda, while 37 million face starvation after consecutive droughts in the greater Horn of Africa.

Who should pay for climate devastation?

After a surge in headlines about calls for loss and damage funds in the run-up to Cop27, the issue has made it on to the official agenda for the first time. Experts watching the negotiations this year say that with money for loss and damage finally on the agenda, they now expect the long-awaited funds to be on their way.

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”

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.

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..

2022 September 30 – Letter from Louise Boyle

Facing the deadliest hurricane in Florida’s history.