Tag Archives: Environment

Climate change: The catastrophic impact on developing countries

Climate change impact Graham Peebles outlines the likely devastating impact of climate change on the poorest countries of the world – a likelihood that has increased with the USA’s leaving the Paris agreement – and stresses the urgent need for remedial action. Read more [...]

Trump’s assault on human kindness, cooperation and the environment

Trump and envionmental degradation Graham Peebles outlines the grave dangers posed by President Trump and urges people to consistently and creatively engage in coordinated, peaceful protests if Trump and his like are to be cast aside. Read more [...]

Climate change: The potential impacts of collective inaction

NASA map of climate change Graham Peebles explains the likely alarming outcome for life on earth even if the targets of the Paris climate change conference, which aimed to limit the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C, were to be met. Read more [...]

Rapacious consumerism and climate change

Consumerism word cloud Graham Peebles highlights the destructiveness of neo-liberalism – the infinite desire for consumer goods and environmental degradation – and argues for a paradigm shift away from individualism and towards the community. Read more [...]

Save our planet: Worldwide air pollution is making us ill

Industrial pollution Graham Peebles highlights the magnitude of the problem of air pollution that is poisoning many people, especially the poor, and underlines the fact that the responsibility for resolving it lies with each one of us. Read more [...]

Crises today, catastrophe tomorrow

Global warming Lawrence Davidson explains why crises whose impact is limited in space and time, such as regional conflicts, always trump unfolding catastrophes, such as global warming, whose impact will be calamitous. Read more [...]