Shell in 1958 warned about increased carbon emissions from car exhaust

The Guardian: Shell, like other oil companies, had decades to prepare for those consequences after it was forewarned by its own research. In 1958, one of its executives, Charles Jones, presented a paper to the industry’s trade group, the American Petroleum Institute (API), warning about increased carbon emissions from car exhaust. Other research followed through the…

UN Secretary-General Gives Grave Warning On Climate Change

Secretary-General António Guterres offered a stark warning on climate change ahead of the G7 Summit. He tells NBC News’ Anne Thompson that this is “the make-it-or-break-it year” for action. António Guterres on the climate crisis: ‘We are coming to a point of no return’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/11/antonio-guterres-interview-climate-crisis-pandemic-g7

Will President Biden bring forward the carbon fee-and-dividend?

Climate scientist James Hansen in his latest blog, Fighting the Battles, Winning the War – once again reminds us of the carbon fee-and-dividend. And that President Joe Biden has the authority to bring it forward. Meanwhile, Canada already has a carbon fee-and-dividend, with British Columbia operating a system very similar to Fee and Dividend, as…

Covid-19 Sets the Stage for the Collapse of Human Civilization?

The histoty of the human species is full of examples detailing our vulnerabilities to collapse and total decline. As historian Jospeh Tainter explains, system complexity further works against us, most people probably call this today, incompetence. More to the point, the inability of our complex world for the right system changes. Gordon Brown, UK at…