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
24. 04. 2014
The Report from Working Groups I (on the science of climate change) and II (on the impacts of climate change on human society) were – inevitably – deeply depressing. The science is what it is, and won’t go away. And the grim analysis of what this means for...
Climate change
23. 04. 2014
I spent some time over Easter digging down into the latest reports released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – as part of its 5th Assessment Report. And I found myself getting increasingly angry that the dominant responses to this extraordinary body of work...
Climate change