Category Archives: Climate Crisis

THE STATE WE’RE IN :: Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-50302392 A global group of around 11,000 scientists have endorsed research that says the world is facing a climate emergency. The study, based on 40 years of data on a range of measures, says governments are failing to address the crisis. … Continue reading

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Labour party to consider banning private jets

Labour Party will examine proposal to ban private jets … Andy McDonald, the opposition spokesman for the transport sector, said a report from the Common Wealth think tank proposing a ban on private jets made a “very convincing argument”. “Why … Continue reading

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Coming soon :: How to campaign in a general election

I’m expecting a general election soon. BJ has spaffed up a Brexit mess that is certain to be refused by everyone. In theory in UK we exist in a participatory democracy. I say in theory because in reality rich vested … Continue reading

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THE STATE WE’RE IN :: George Monbiot is trying to get arrested today

Journalist and author George Monbiot is trying to get arrested today as part of the Extinction Rebellion Climate Emergency protests in London. There have been over 1,400 arrests of XR rebels in London and the Metropolitan Police have now imposed … Continue reading

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Global Extinction Rebellion protests start

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-49957521 Extinction Rebellion activists are protesting in cities around the world, including Berlin, Amsterdam and Sydney. Organisers have planned to shut down key sites in central London, in addition to demonstrating outside government departments. Extinction Rebellion says protests in the capital … Continue reading

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The climate crisis explained

The climate crisis explained in 10 charts The problem – rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere The level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is now at its highest for about 4 million years. The rate … Continue reading

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This Friday 20 September GLOBAL STRIKE FOR CLIMATE

Young Climate activists are inviting adults to join them starting this Friday. Greta Thunberg and 46 young activists write “Starting on Friday 20 September we will kickstart a week of climate action with a worldwide strike for the climate. We’re … Continue reading

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Time for rebellion on climate crisis :: Analysis, Strategy, Planning and Preparation

I have proposed commencing rebellion to the Climate Crisis on 31 October 2019. A discussion of that proposal follows. Unfortunately this blog is very one-directional. I get very little feedback to anything that I publish. It is however widely-read and … Continue reading

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Time for rebellion on climate crisis :: I propose commencing 31 October 2019

[29/9/19 This was only ever a proposal. There are suggestions that insane PM Boris Johnson may invoke the Civil Contingencies Act to pass a no-deal Brexit. I do not want to assist BJ in this way and so I am … Continue reading

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THE STATE WE’RE IN :: Distance and Speed

Draft, to be altered Distance and speed. Travel and transportation is all about burning fossil fuels and the consequent destruction of our planet. It’s all so unnecessary. In the United Stares they even fcking commute by plane … People are … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: Google sucking up to the rich and famous destroying the planet

Google Camp 2019 contributed in no small way to destroying the planet inviting rich, planet-destroying cnuts to destroy the planet more to discuss the climate crisis … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: Top ten UK’s hottest years all since 2002

6/8/19 I was hoping that this was clear and unambiguous … Met Office

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Climate Crisis :: 12 years to save the planet? Make that 18 months

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-48964736 … [T]here’s a growing consensus that the next 18 months will be critical in dealing with the global heating crisis, among other environmental challenges. Last year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported that to keep the rise … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: David Attenborough “We cannot be radical enough …”

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Climate Crisis :: EXTINCTION REBELLION Monday 15 July – ‘Summer Uprising: ACT NOW’ begins

[S]tarting Monday 15 July Extinction Rebellion UK will return to block streets day after day creating open public spaces for creative resistance in five cities in England, Wales and Scotland – Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds and London. People are coming together through a set of UK wide regional acts of nonviolent civil disobedience to demand the Government ACT NOW to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025. Continue reading

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