Climate change will cost billions of euros and damage all our economic sectors. Even if we manage to slash emissions, the world is still likely to reach 1.5°C of warming within the next 20 years. This means that the impacts of climate change will become increasingly severe, with more frequent and intense extreme weather events.
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Philosophy of frugal simplicity
Two centuries of industrialisation, population growth and frenzied economic activity has bequeathed us smog; polluted lakes, rivers and oceans; toxic waste; soil erosion; deforestation; of plant and animal species, and global warming. The philosophy of frugal simplicity expresses values and advocates a lifestyle that might be our best hope for reversing these trends and preservingContinue reading “Philosophy of frugal simplicity”
Green lending tops fossil fuel for first time
For the first time, more money was raised in the debt markets for climate-friendly projects than for fossil-fuel companies.
A new Cold War is heating up the Arctic
The emergence of a trans-Arctic shipping route is key to that strategy and would create an alternative to its maritime route through the South China Sea, Strait of Malacca and Suez Canal.
Dire global warming impacts distract from even more dire warnings
By Eric Roston Extreme weather continues to swell like US coastlines during high tide. And with it comes the realization that the climate changes we were warned about are already here. For decades the core question in the public debate over global warming was: Will all these scientific projections come true? Now, Britain has hadContinue reading “Dire global warming impacts distract from even more dire warnings”
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The hourglass of this world
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Originally posted on 50 years old wisdom:
21st century. The era of callousness. Some might say that I am an old sad woman. Old? Maybe, although I am in early 50s and rather going through my midlife rebirth. Sad? Well, the world around me became miserable, so yes, sometimes I am sad, but I am generally…
Composted Reads for 15 November 2022
It’s time to ditch the generations-long argument between those who blame overpopulation and those who worry about consumption
‘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,