Food is something that is universally experienced. We all eat. And therefore, by linking climate change to food, you come to it already with more understanding and so the topic is made more accessible. ~ Karen Brown, Center for ECOliteracy Click on the link above for a short 13m48s video overview, and below for […]
Assuming that the average shoe size for women is an American 7 (European measure 37.5), John Henry Lonie uses national per capita carbon emissions data — the average American emits 19.5 tonnes of CO2 per year, the average Brit emits 9.2 tonnes, and the world average per person is 4.5 tonnes — to calculate that the equivalent […]
‘Can we save the planet? We must be relentlessly optimistic’
Check out this World Resources Institute blog with a fascinating interactive view on the major causes of global greenhouse emissions. It’s well worth taking some time to study and review; and some interesting up2date environmental statistics and data here from the World Bank about aviation Transport.
I think the likelihood that we stay below two degrees even with diligent efforts was relatively small — maybe 20 percent, in my view — before the Trump withdrawal from Paris. And the likelihood is now increased markedly that we’re not going to make the two degrees. Personally I would rate the likelihood as under […]