Climate change

23. 09. 2014
One of the most frustrating aspects of having to listen to climate change sceptics banging on is their profound economic illiteracy. Anything to do with sustainable energy solutions (renewables, efficiency, smart grids etc) is automatically trashed as being massively expensive,...
Climate change
17. 09. 2014
On Monday, a whole page ad appeared in the International New York Times, calling on the world’s philanthropic Trusts and Foundations to start getting their act together on climate change. This is what it said: “Aghast that the Earth is heading for 4 to 6 degrees...
Climate change
21. 08. 2014
I’ve just finished reading a little tract by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway called “The Collapse of Western Civilisation: a View from the Future”. Not a very cheery title! And a deeply depressing take on where we are today in terms of both politics and the...
Climate change
08. 05. 2014
In the north-west corner of Greenland, there’s a community of a few hundred Inuit people in a place called Qaanaaq. They don’t spend a lot of time talking about the theory of climate change, simply because their lives are already impacted by climate change day in,...
Climate change
28. 04. 2014
Offsetting remains so controversial – but I spent quite some time last week wondering why. And that’s because it was a great week for ‘offsetting done well’. First up was the announcement from ClimateCare that it’s just won a sustainable development...
Climate change