Tagged with climate change

A history lesson: “Narrating a richer past would lessen the shock of discovering that we are, after all, earthbound inhabitants of the only planet where life is known to exist.”

A history lesson: “Narrating a richer past would lessen the shock of discovering that we are, after all, earthbound inhabitants of the only planet where life is known to exist.”

Amanda Power, Associate Professor in Medieval History at the University of Oxford provides a fascinating article on The Conversation website that challenges us to take a different view of history. It will be good to get the views of EiD readers.   Climate change: narrate a history beyond the ‘triumph of humanity’ to find imaginative … Continue reading

A global network of former military leaders has been launched to drive policy on the security implications of climate change

A global network of former military leaders has been launched to drive policy on the security implications of climate change

It is encouraging to see a number of senior military leaders raising the security concerns about climate change. Borzou Daragahi explains in an article on The Independent website. From the US to the Netherlands, military leaders are speaking up on climate change When Tom Middendorp – then the highest ranking military official in the Dutch … Continue reading

“Climate change is not the only reason to ditch fossil fuels”

“Climate change is not the only reason to ditch fossil fuels”

Three academics –  Noel Healy, Associate Professor of Geography at Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy, Director, School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs, Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University; and Stephanie Malin, Associate Professor of Sociology, at Colorado State University – discuss in an article on The Conversation … Continue reading

We learn something every day about climate change

We learn something every day about climate change

Donald Brown, Scholar in Residence and Professor at Widener University Commonwealth Law School is one of the most thoughtful researchers on climate change that EiD has met. Let us know your reaction.   Six Things That Citizens Around the World Urgently Need to Know About Climate Change In Light of Several Recent Scientific Reports This … Continue reading