STRATEGIC VISION FOR THE DECISIVE DECADE AND BEYOND

November 2021 VISION: A PEACE/ECOLOGICAL MANIFESTO The goal of a peaceful world ultimately depends on building global cooperation and achieving human security for all, within the regenerative limits of our finite planet. But humanity currently faces two existential threats to its existence: nuclear annihilation and ecological collapse, the latter arising mainly from global warming and … Read more STRATEGIC VISION FOR THE DECISIVE DECADE AND BEYOND

COP26 Dangerous Omissions: Amplifying Feedbacks, Human Fatalities

  Thirty-three years ago climate scientist James Hansen and other climate scientists testified to a U.S. Congressional Committee and to a Senate Panel.  They presented conclusive evidence of anthropogenic climate change and warned that “planning must begin now for a sharp reduction in the burning of coal, oil and other fossil fuels that release carbon … Read more COP26 Dangerous Omissions: Amplifying Feedbacks, Human Fatalities

Deconstructing Boats on the Eve of Glasgow COP26

  What first comes to my mind about “boat people” are families in rickety boats fleeing from Vietnam in the last days of that war, and now the climate and war refugees in capsizing  boats, drowning in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and other oceans and seas. And emergency comes to mind reading about the climate and … Read more Deconstructing Boats on the Eve of Glasgow COP26

Deconstructing Electric Vehicles on the Eve of Glasgow COP26

  A lead  human-interest story in the weekend Wheels section of a major Canadian newspaper is about a 2-car family’s transitioning from a hybrid to an EV as they “try to be more sustainable”.  They upgrade their daily car every few years to seek “improvements in fuel efficiency, reliability and technology”.  Electric vehicles (EVs) are … Read more Deconstructing Electric Vehicles on the Eve of Glasgow COP26

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