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Era of global boiling

The UN secretary-general recently spoke on the tragedies of climate change at the UN headquarters, warning that the Earth is now past the age of global warming and that we…

Global heat

Climate change and global warming, which is the largest part of the ‘change’ aspect, is suddenly getting the kind of special treatment that’s reserved for national tragedies. A special commission…

Global economy at a delicate crossroad – I

Global economy stands at a delicate crossroad, where wrong policy choices will be difficult to unwind in at least the short-term, and will take it away, and perhaps rather quickly,…

Climate change crisis and global response

The existential threat of climate change is unfolding fast, and the window of limiting average global temperatures below 1.5C — to avoid any permanent natured changes to climate, something which…

Lagging green spending globally

‘The world’s leading economies have announced economic stimulus packages that will pump approximately US$4.6 trillion directly into sectors that have a large and lasting impact on carbon emissions and nature,…

Global threats Cesar Chelala

The recent UN report on climate change alerts the world to the dramatic consequences to the environment that increasing global warming trends in our planet pose for our survival. One…