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CLIMATE CHANGE

OUR DANGEROULSY HOT FUTURE

CLIMATE CHANGE – OUR DANGEROULSY HOT FUTURE

 

As forests burn and cities drown, as crops wither and people die – there is no longer doubt that climate change is dangerously impacting societies the world over.  The more recent catastrophes are simply the latest in a ghastly string of warnings over decades, that the planet is hurtling down a treacherous path

There is also no doubt that the root cause of this crisis is carbon emissions resulting from the burning of fossil fuels. Industry knew this was coming and set out to deny the issue, governments complied and have delayed needed action and we now wonder if it’s too late. It’s not – drastic measures are needed NOW.

CLIMATE CHANGE – INDUSTRY KNEW THIS WAS COMING

CLIMATE CHANGE – INDUSTRY KNEW THIS WAS COMING

CLIMATE CHANGE – INDUSTRY KNEW THIS WAS COMINGAllan Maynard, MSc. August 5th, 2021. Sometimes a picture can express many words. This graphic does just that. Many believe it’s already too late to stop the warming that was predicted decades ago. UNPRECEDENTED EXTREMES There is little doubt now. Climate change is dangerously impacting societies the world over. As forests burn...

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EARTH DAY – 2021 – DIRE WARNINGS WITH A RAY OF HOPE

EARTH DAY – 2021 – DIRE WARNINGS WITH A RAY OF HOPE

EARTH DAY 2021 – DIRE WARNINGS WITH A DEGREE OF HOPE BY Allan Maynard, MSc, April 2021 “How is it possible that that most intelligent creature to ever walk the planet Earth is destroying its only home” – Jane Goodall Last April 21st was the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. In my blog of that date, I stated – “By many measures our planet’s environment is having one of its best...

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SOME POSITIVE NEWS FOR A CHANGE

SOME POSITIVE NEWS FOR A CHANGE

Kenya’s Elephant Baby Boom – – In 2019, I traveled with my daughter’s family to Kenya – a trip that was magical in all meanings of the word. The safari experiences were many. It filled our hearts with joy and optimism. Optimism because we experienced first hand the dedication of the many people preserving and enhancing Kenya’s land and wildlife. One positive outcome is that Kenya’s elephant population has more than doubled over the past 3 decades. My daughter Jill wrote of elephants – “They are strength, curiosity, tenderness and stories untold’. We can have reason to hope.

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WILDFIRES – IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE — Sept 23rd 2020

WILDFIRES – IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE — Sept 23rd 2020

WILDFIRES: THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE Allan Maynard, September 23, 2020 In just a matter of a few weeks, California has experienced 6 of the largest wildfires in its modern history creating untold misery for tens of thousands. Moreover, the state has toppled all-time temperature records from the desert to the coast. Millions are suffering from some of the worst air quality...

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TODAY IS EARTH DAY

TODAY IS EARTH DAY

TODAY IS EARTH DAY – IN THE MIDST OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC.  By Allan Maynard, April 22nd, 2020 Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. By many measures our planet’s environment is having one of its best earth days in decades. The tragic pandemic that is causing so much human misery is also giving Planet Earth a rest – a much needed “breather”. Air pollution levels, as...

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COMMUNICATING THE ISSUE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

COMMUNICATING THE ISSUE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

  By: Allan Maynard, MSc.                           March 2020 The scientific consensus that the burning of fossil fuels is the main cause of global warming over the past many decade is likely close to 100 percent now. Remaining doubts seem to be mostly cleared. Despite this far-reaching consensus there is a definite disconnect of acceptance by many within the general...

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HUMANS ARE THE MAIN CAUSE OF GLOBAL WARMING

HUMANS ARE THE MAIN CAUSE OF GLOBAL WARMING

By : Allan Maynard, MSc.    November 26, 2019 At this critical point in humankind’s history, we must not delude ourselves. Carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels are warming the planet at an alarming rate. The warming of the planet is in turn affecting our climate in ways that are even more dramatic than past predictions.   THE FACTS - There is a mountain of...

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