Accountability of People, Politicians, Corporations and Countries for War Crimes and Climate Crimes

Green Blog

Unfortunately World governments, backed by popular and corporate greed, are approaching the December 2009 Copenhagen Climate Summit negotiations committed to INCREASING atmospheric CO2, in stark contravention of the advice from the World’s top climate scientists. Photo credit: andriux-uk.


Why we must oppose transition to gas-fired power

Green Blog

There is an overwhelming global scientific consensus that global warming is real, man-made and must be urgently addressed, As adjudged from the rhetoric at the disastrous Copenhagen (2009) and Cancun (2010) climate change summits, most world leaders acknowledge the problem. Dr James Hansen in answer to the question “Is there any real chance of averting the climate crisis?”,


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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Stewart Brand

Conservancy Talk

Third in the series is my conversation with Stewart Brand, author of the thought-provoking Whole Earth Discipline: Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Transgenic Crops, Restored Wildlands, and Geoengineering Are Necessary. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy.


Life's Simple Truth

The Green Changemakers

At one point in the earth’s evolution, the atmosphere became so toxic with oxygen which burned and destroyed everything it touched. Humanity itself is not harmful to the earth. The five or six kingdoms of life of monera, protista, fungi, plants, animals have developed over four billion years to form the self-regulating system of life on earth we call Gaia. As Chief Seattle inferred in his 1854 speech, the earth does not belong to man, humanity belongs to the earth.


Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

In 2009 the German Advisory Council on Climate Change (WBGU) determined that for a 75% chance of avoiding a 2 degree C temperature rise, the World must pollute less than 600 Gt CO2 between 2010 and essentially zero emissions in 2050. By the middle of the 21st century a maximum of approximately 750 Gt CO2 (billion metric tons) may be released into the Earth’s atmosphere if the guard rail is to be adhered to with a probability of 67%. In 2009 Australia’s population was 22.0