Category :Global Warming

Working with nature rather than fighting against it could help the world’s population to deal with the dangers inherent in failing to deal with environmental and biodiversity loss crises

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Policies which only aim to restrain climate change are unlikely to work. Policies which also embrace efforts to take into account the most significant effects of the wide range of human activities which damage the environment are more likely to work much better

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Basic infrastructure including provision of clean water and sanitation is grossly neglected in poor countries. Agriculture and food industries contribute a huge proportion of the global warming which is destroying out planet. Much more attention needs to be given to these crucial issues.

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Peter Senker, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, March,2021 ABSTRACT Modern cars are large complex machines, each designed to travel tens of thousands of miles over several years. These notes represent an attempt to evaluate the impact of cars on global warming. For such an evaluation to be realistic, it must take into account..

In 2015, the United Nations adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and protect our planet. For many centuries, individuals and small firms had made and distributed basic commodities such as food and clothing.They accumulated profits by keeping whatever remained after they had paid for their expenses. In the nineteenth century,..

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Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate Naomi Klein is concerned with anthropogenic climate change which she had denied for a long time. She is pessimistic about the future: “We know that if we continue on our current path of allowing (carbon dioxide) emissions to rise year after year, climate change will change..

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A New Approach to Economics, Innovation and the Environment, Anthem Press, 2015. Fücks states that the overwhelming majority of the scientific community agrees that “Global CO2 emissions must be halved by the middle of the century in order to stabilise the earth’s climate2. He considers that, even if it is too late to limit the..

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Earth Grab considers  how global capitalism’s deployment of technology  is liable to lead to disaster  for the planet and  most  of those who live on it. It groups  approaches to the deployment of technology into three: 1. “Geopiracy”. This  relates to geo-engineering. Definitions are contested, but the following extracts from  the work of reputable organisations such as the..