Facing Future Update
The Facing Future team attended both COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt and the biodiversity conference, COP15 in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. At COP27 the team gave six press conferences and a listing of the programs is available here. The team attending COP15 provided a debriefing of their observations in this video.
September 29, 2023
“Climate breakdown has begun. Our climate is imploding faster than we can cope,” UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. (Source: 2024 Likely to be Hottest Year on Record, Phys.org, September 6, . . .
September 26, 2023
Earth’s climate system is in a state of emergency. Emergencies are defined by four specific elements, i.e., (1) seriousness (2) unexpected (3) dangerous, and (4) requiring immediate action. Based upon . . .
September 16, 2023
Jungfraujoch’s foreboding temperatures this September at the top of the world in Switzerland at 2.25 miles altitude alarmed glaciologists. If anybody has lingering doubts about global warming’s strength of power . . .
September 8, 2023
Japan cannot possibly outlive the atrocity of dumping radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. In fact, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is an example of how nuclear meltdowns negatively impact . . .
September 1, 2023
The Council for the Human Future, which is a dedicated group of intelligent well-informed people, has identified ten Mega Risks to Earth. As it happens, all ten risks are threatening . . .
August 25, 2023
Across America, whispers softly speak about whether there’s an undeclared civil war. Well, maybe yes, maybe no, but what are the signals? What about January 6th hand-to-hand combat on the . . .
Former Vice President of the United States and Environmentalist.
August 11, 2023
The evidence is all around us. Our industrialized civilization is taking us into an unlivable future. Every continent is affected by the fever we have inflicted on our planet. The gravity of the climate emergency is clear. . . .
July 27, 2023
Glaciers cool the planet and provide freshwater from yearly snowpack for billions of people and ecosystems. But in the Himalayas and the Alps, ice loss is accelerating as glaciers shrink. Rapid melting has led to #avalanches and flash floods, which exacerbated the heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan in 2022. . . .
March 9, 2023
Sea ice is melting at both poles simultaneously. New technology reveals that the underside of the ice shelves in #Antarctica is rugged, allowing warm water to melt them more rapidly. Peter Wadhams and Patrick Hogan explain that, due to the loss of huge volumes of ice, the mass of the Earth is shifting, causing tectonic activity to increase, and ocean currents to be affected. It has huge implications for SeaLevel rise. . . .
May 19, 2022
The ecosystem and civilization are unraveling in this decade. As the power of Nature becomes more evident, so does the call for the citizens of wealthy nations to make profound lifestyle changes. Our adolescence is over. . . .
March 9, 2022
We need #biodiversity, not only in the environment, but also in our diet. Dr. T. Colin Campbell first introduced what he called a “plant-based diet” to prevent disease in the 1980’s. He is joined in this discussion by oncologist Dr. Barry Boyd, . . .
November 16, 2021
The AR6 recognizes that the release of Methane, a greenhouse gas over 80 times more potent than CO2 over the first 20 years, poses an extremely serious threat. #DaphneWysham, #PeterWadhams . . .
We Are Being Warned
Humanity is on a collision course with Nature.
A damaged Nature will survive. We may not.
We must change course to avert an ecological disaster.
Air pollution is the release of substances into the air that are detrimental to both human health and the well-being...read more...
Today fully one-sixth of the world’s human population lacks access to clean drinking water, and more than two million people—mostly...read more...
Human activities are threatening the health of the world's oceans. More than 80 percent of marine pollution comes from land-based...read more...
It is the fragile 'skin' that anchors all life on Earth, comprised of countless species creating a dynamic, complex ecosystem....read more...
Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land....read more...
World Wildlife Foundation estimates 60% of global biodiversity loss results from clearing land for meat-based diets. Humans are a ‘force...read more...
Unsustainable growth Until the early 19th century, fewer than a billion people lived on Earth. As of 2018, there are...read more...
Climate change has already begun to transform life on Earth. Without action, the impacts of climate change threaten to catastrophically damage our...read more...
What’s Good for the Planet, is Good for You "If one cares about the environment, one must care about eating...read more...
Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet “Global civilization has an operating system. It is disastrously flawed. It is killing us....read more...
We Must Take Action
Humanity is on a collision course with nature.
We must take action if we are to survive.
Activism and Civil Disobedience
Activism and Civil Disobedience Now more than ever, citizens of the world must take action regarding the climate crisis. Activism is...read more...
Have you heard of anyone going to court to obtain protection from climate change impacts? Or to sue a company...read more...
Adopt a Plant Rich Diet
If you're looking for something you can do starting immediately that will have the biggest most profound impact on the...read more...
Flying is bad for the environment and a major driver of climate change. The number of flights is forecast to...read more...
Distinguish Needs and Wants
"Distinguish between real needs and artificial wants and control the latter," is a quote from Mahatma Gandhi that quite aptly...read more...
Regard All Life as Sacred
Regard All Life as Sacred Regard all life as sacred because that is what sustains us on this planet. There...read more...
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