climate change mitigation
In nominating her, two Swedish lawmakers said the 17-year-old “has worked hard to make politicians open their eyes to the climate crisis.”
French President Emmanuel Macron called out the United States for leaving the Paris Climate Accord.
Weather patterns like El Niño (Intensified by climate change) force us to acknowledge the vulnerability and inefficiency of the built environment. Meanwhile, In Los Angeles, even relatively small amounts of rain can flood freeways and erode hillsides and roadways.
"Solemn commitments" are necessary steps, but are "not enough," Francis tells the U.N.
In only 200 years or so, we will have burned all fossil fuel on the planet. Coal, oil and gas are a gift to those who own them and as long as they can be sold for more than it costs to get them out the ground there is no economic brake for carbon emissions. We need to solve this problem
Fresh water is vital to human society -- not simply for drinking, but also for washing, farming and producing energy. In the future, this crucial resource is expected to become increasingly scarce. This is partly due to climate change.
We are not saying that suburban life is bad and everyone should move to the city; it's that we need to work a little bit harder to reduce the environmental effects.
To my mind, the Creative Economy naturally lends itself to incorporating a green pillar. Innovative approaches to addressing pressing societal and economic issues can create jobs, green the economy, and increase the country's international competitiveness.
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