Filed under climate change

Discussing scientific consensus on climate change

Discussing scientific consensus on climate change

There are still disputes whether 97% of climate scientists are confident about the human impact on climate change.  Dana Nuccitelli writes a thoughtful artoce on the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists website.   Millions of times later, 97 percent climate consensus still faces denial A few weeks ago, the Bulletin ran a story referring to … Continue reading

The challenge to address climate change

The challenge to address climate change

Christine Corlet Walker, PhD Candidate in Ecological Economics at the University of Surrey writes a thought provoking article on The Conversation website about how to achieve absolute decoupling between growth and GHG emissions. What are your views?   Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that You may have … Continue reading

Getting serious with our climate emergency

Getting serious with our climate emergency

Britain’s parliament declared a climate emergency and others are following suit. Declarations are one thing.  Actually following through in addressing the crisis is not so obvious. Jefim Vogel, Joel Millward-Hopkins and Yannick Oswald from University of Leeds write on The Conversation website that airport expansion plans suggest we’re flying full-speed towards crisis rather than away … Continue reading

New World Bank report highlights net benefits of investing in resilient infrastructure

New World Bank report highlights net benefits of investing in resilient infrastructure

Catherine Benson Wahlén writes on the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) about a new World Bank report on benefits of resilient infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries.   World Bank Report Illustrates Benefits of Resilient Infrastructure The World Bank recently released a report that highlights that the net benefits … Continue reading