LINK TO YOUTUBE“地球温暖化：ほとんどの人間は死ぬ” の続きを読む
As you know I follow this story quite closely, and I can confirm that these figures are an accurate representation of the science. The problem of course is politics: right now it is looking very unlikely we will avert this. Which basically means most humans are going to die in the next few decades.
However there is a silver lining (if you can call it that): at 1.5-2.0 degrees the massive crop failures and resulting famine, whilst leading to enormous suffering and death (from starvation and war) in the short term, will lead (once enough humans are dead) to a collapse of the world’s civilization: at that point carbon emissions will drop to (near) zero, and since nature abhors a vacuum, trees and animals will take over again – those trees will absorb CO2 which in time will cool the earth again.“the climate emergency: trajectories and options” の続きを読む
This is happening, in Naha in front of the Kencho building and Pallet-Kumoji. Here are the flyers, please share, print, and distribute. Then bring your friends, family, co-workers, bring everybody!! Also, if you want to edit and re-use the design, download the .svg files posted below – it’ll open best in Inkscape though it will open in Illustrator. Also, the event page on FB is here.“２０１９・１１・２９ グローバル気候マーチin 那覇 Global Climate Strike in Naha” の続きを読む
(Scroll down for English)
最近私の活動によって友達はコメントしています。「皆はスマホ、車、買い物の生活が好きから、サイモンが言っている大きな社会変更は承認してくれないよ。」でもこれはただ、具体的な選択肢の説明を聞いていないからです。“Greta Thunburg Austria World Summit Vienna 2019 Speech” の続きを読む
The slideshow file for my presentation on the Climate Crisis is here – I hope you find it useful.
A lot of my recent posts have been very energetic (ranting and shouty, even…) but today I want to take a moment to breath deeply, and talk quietly about how terrifying this all is, and how to deal with that.
First, a brief summary of the facts, just as a short reminder of how scary the situation really is:
The science and scientists tells us that we have a massive problem: global warming will lead to more extreme weather: heatwaves, droughts, floods, and storms. The physics of why is simple: more heat energy in the air means more energy to the air’s movement, which makes weather events stronger than they would otherwise have been.
Heatwaves and floods are going to damage crops; as these events become more frequent and stronger more and more crops are going to be damaged and fail. That’s going to reduce the food supply, eventually getting to the point where people start to go hungry (this is already happening).
Climate change → hunger“How to face your fears of the climate crisis” の続きを読む
動画原本 / Video Transcript:
As I explained in my last video
global warming is continuing apace
and the climate is already changing
I’ve got a cold today so my voice is hoarse
but I’m going to try to record anyway…
I’m going to talk about what causes global warming
動画原本とリンク / Video Transcript with Links:
We need to talk about global warming.
Today I’m going to introduce 3 important numbers.
+1ºC is the current situation.