Tag Archives: climate change

Solidarity

My word for 2017?  Solidarity. In the last years compassion has been slowly cannibalising solidarity. Sympathy numbed by terrorism clickbait: children dead on Turkish beaches, children buried under Alleppoean rubble, Yemeni children bleeding to death. It’s becoming impossible to feel … Continue reading

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Heat

Rising surface temperatures and longer, more intense heat-waves will be the new normal according to the latest IPCC report. This will make everyday life very different, say a group of researchers at Pufendorf Institute, who last week organised a public event on Heat. The whole … Continue reading

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Capitalism, consumption, climate change …and everyday life

Human influence on the climate system is clear, and recent anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases are the highest in history. Recent climate changes have had widespread impacts on human and natural systems. – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment … Continue reading

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