The Paris agreement comes into force. Good luck Marrakesh…

Over 55% of signatories to the Paris COP21 agreement┬áhave now ratified it, so it comes into force. Happy? Not yet. 'Ratification' means that the individual countries have gone through whatever processes they had to at home to legally bind their country to this international agreement. The Paris agreement remains a success of good will and … Continue reading The Paris agreement comes into force. Good luck Marrakesh…

Standing Rock Camp and the Dakota Access Pipeline

The threat from climate change to human existence and wellbeing is even more urgent than we thought, argues an article in New Republic.┬áData from a Norwegian energy consultant, Rystad (and they'll sell you the details for a mere $54,000) shows that to have even a two thirds chance of staying below the catastrophic increase of … Continue reading Standing Rock Camp and the Dakota Access Pipeline