Climate Change

Climate Change from a Systems Perspective

Ray Haddock is a doctor in psychiatry and psychotherapist with a lifelong interest in understanding complex systems and how they impact on each other and those who are in them. Most of his work is with human systems and change at a psychological and emotional level. Introduction The aim of this article is to present a broad systems “big picture” perspective on…

25 of the Best Nature Quotes

Quotes About Nature People have been admiring the beauty, might, and harmony of nature since time immemorial. Writers glorify it via words and quotes about nature, artists endeavour to recreate its wondrous shapes with a brush and paint, philosophers try to understand its depth… Paradoxically, the more we comprehend the world around us and make use of its gifts, the more we…

Earth’s Extreme Weather Events, Before & After – in pictures

What’s Going On Here? Nasa has released a new collection of satellite pictures in the stunning ‘Images of Change’ project. The interactive gallery presents before and after shots of areas hit by extreme weather events and natural phenomenon. What Does This Mean? The new images capture impacts from the climate crisis such as flooding, wildfires and droughts in recent years. See the…

Have no doubt – the Anthropocene is here

Human-created mass is officially greater than biological mass It’s time to stop drawing natural resources and start cleaning up A new study has calculated that human-created mass now outweighs all biological mass on earth. In other words – buildings and infrastructure weigh more than creatures, trees and shrubs. Adding a new dimension to commonly used measures such as CO2 output, biodiversity loss, temperature and…

Fourteen key coastal countries pledge to sustainably manage 100% of their oceans

What’s Going On Here? In a world first, an ocean initiative has been formed by 14 governments who are leading the way to sustain healthier, more prosperous oceans. The High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy is the biggest collaboration on oceans to date. What Does This Mean? Like-minded world leaders with sustainable ocean management at heart have recently released their…

Debunking $10billion Bezos Earth Fund

This article about the Bezos Earth Fund was written by Chelsea Webster and originally posted on her blog LowWastePlantBased.net When it comes to climate news, if something sounds too good to be true… it probably is. I know I sound like a pessimist, but billionaire philanthropy is being praised right and centre, with only the left seemingly being able to see through…

We played The Climate Collage and it made learning climate science way less scary.

The Climate Collage is an online workshop developed by a French NGO with the aim of providing a fun and accessible way for people to understand cause and effect relationships in climate science. The workshop, which is based on the UN’s climate science reports, has already been taken by over 90 000 people across the world. What are coccolithophores and pteropods and…