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                               February 7 2016 

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In his latest book, The Revenge of Gaia, James Lovelock predicts that by 2020 extreme weather will be the norm, causing global devastation; that by 2040 much of Europe will be Saharan - link

About Us    Covering global warming issues since 2008  

   Fossil Fuel Divestment and subsidies

Divestment campaigns, taking money away from fossil fuel company funds, is rapidly gaining traction  worldwide.  Read
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  IPCC/COP talks

  
Latest update -           February 1 2016 -  more
      
 Plus other global initiatives -    link     

In advance of the Paris COP-21
talks -  the People's Pigrimage from Rome to Paris commenced September 30 2015                                              link
My blogs and reports from the pilgrimage - link here

The 1,000 km Climate Walk for Justice in the Philippines concluded Nov. 8, 2014 in Tacloban, where Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in 2013  - more details at Walk for the Climate      Also see page on Yeb Sao link  

Fast for the Climate A global movement with youth groups, environmental groups, and faith-based groups calling for urgent action on climate change.
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Keystone XL pipeline

The tar sands contain enough carbon - 
240 gigatons - to add 120 ppm to the atmosphere

                              Updated Jan 6 2016 more

                              Updated February 6      
  • Solar PowerMorocco begins phase one of world’s largest solar plant
  • Glaciers - Glaciers in Andes melting at record rates
  • Wind PowerBats now safer from wind turbines  
  • AustraliaAustralian emissions rising towards historical highs and will not peak before 2030
  • BritainWorld’s largest off-shore wind farm announced
  • IPCC -  Paris climate deal seen costing $12.1 trillion over 25 years
                   Young voices appeal for action

Severn Suzuki (age 12) speaks at the 1992 Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit  link

(See also the
speech by 13 year-old Felix Finkbeider of Germany in New York in 2011.)

Canadian student, Anjali Appadurai, offers
powerful appeal in Durban on behalf of the world's young people not in power for climate action now. 
 
 

2004 Pentagon report - climate change will destroy us. Pentagon says climate change over the next 20 years could result in a global catastrophe costing millions of lives in wars and natural disasters - read more   




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