Month: November 2017

But, What if it’s a Hoax?

The cartoon below is perhaps one of my favourite climate change cartoons. What if Donald Trump is right? What if climate change is just a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese? And what if everything that's being done now to transition away from fossil fuels to green energy, better air quality, and a much greener environment ...

COP23: Day Six

Day Six of COP23 looks at human settlements, transport, and our oceans. Like Day Five with energy, agriculture, and water there were a number of press releases highlighting the importance of climate action in each of the named sectors. Urban areas contribute to about 40% of greenhouse gas emissions, but their role in other areas of ...

COP23: Day Four

Day four of the COP23 climate conference is the Young and Future Generations Day. It was a day for the younger generations to plea their case into why action on climate change is needed. After all, it will be the current young and future generations that will be experiencing the impacts of climate change. A number ...

COP23: Day Three

The third day of the COP23 climate conference was another quiet day with meetings between the COP23 presidency, UNFCCC NGOs and National Parties taking part in the conference. Things are beginning to build now before the bigger events start on Friday. From Friday onwards, there are thematic days run by Global Climate Action (GCA); different ...