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The Planetary Eco-System

23 October 2015

In order for the eco-system to function and support life, including humans, it needs to have access to a range of resources, including clean air, clean water, functioning food chains, energy and an equitable climate. Living, as so much of humanity does, in urban surroundings, cocooned in an [read more]

The Vanishing Face of Gaia, A Final Warning – James Lovelock

21 September 2009

pub. Allen Lane, London, 2009 James Lovelock, a man who was in his late 80s when he wrote this book, is universally recognized as the man who gave the world the “Gaia Theory”. Lovelock, however, is not going quietly into that good night, but is burning and raving at the close of day, and is now [read more]

The Vanishing Face of Gaia, A Final Warning – James Lovelock

27 February 2009

The Vanishing Face of Gaia, A Final Warning – James Lovelock pub. Allen Lane, London, 2009 James Lovelock, a man who was in his late 80s when he wrote this book, is universally recognized as the man who gave the world the “Gaia Theory”. Lovelock, however, is not going quietly into that [read more]

2nd World Future Energy Summit – Greenpeace Speech

28 January 2009

 In his speech to the 2nd World Future Energy Conference in Abu Dhabi Pascal Husting of Greenpeace said that Greenpeace has  been relentless in campaigning against oil companies who defied the growing scientific evidence on climate change. But he also said that, “I want to make it clear to [read more]

Target Atmospheric CO2: Where Should Humanity Aim? – Hansen

17 June 2008

This is is an important paper as it discusses the impact of feedback mechanisms on climate change.  The key recommendation is that if humanity wishes to preserve a planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which life on Earth is adapted, paleoclimate evidence and ongoing [read more]

Nicholas Stern – A Policy Framework for Climate Change

23 February 2008

Lord Stern, author of the review on the economics of climate change (“The Stern Report”, 2006) wrote in The Times (London) on the 22 February 2008 pointing out the need for a clear policy framework to deal with the threat posed by climate change. He wrote, “Climate change is the [read more]

The London Accord

21 February 2008

The London Accord is unusual in that it was produced as the result of a collaboration between investment banks, research houses, academics and NGOs. It claims to have produced the first “open source” research resource for investors in climate change solutions. The Website [read more]

The Global Canopy Programme

21 February 2008

The Global Canopy Programme describes itself as “an alliance of 29 scientific institutions in 19 countries, which lead the world in forest canopy research, education and conservation.” It also states that “The GCP is helping to plug major gaps in knowledge. The structure, [read more]

Pew Center on Global Climate Change

21 February 2008

The Pew Center for Global Climate Change is an American Website offering a number of articles and reports on climate change and related issues. The Pew Center for Global Climate Change states that it is “dedicated to providing credible information, straight answers, and innovative solutions [read more]
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