Multiple psychological studies which include Schwarz and Clore (1983), Rehdanz and Maddison (2005) and Kampfer and Mutz (2013) show a connection between climate condition and human happiness. People who grow up in mild climates are usually more social, more extroverted, and emotionally more stable than people who grow up and live in regions with extreme temperatures.
We Must Face the Risks to Our Future Now
Arthur Lyon Dahl and Augusto Lopez-Claros
blog on Global Governance Forum
15 October 2023
As climate change intensifies, the critical test of global governance will be how it adapts and responds to increasingly complex risk parameters, such as social, economic, political and environmental. The acceleration of climate change will exacerbate the pressure of poverty on the management of natural resources and trigger a set of complex social, economic and political risks.
Arthur Lyon Dahl
3 October 2023
As a Bahai , peace academic and social activist, I am working with other organisations on a local, regional, national and international level to promote peace and the planet. One such organisation has newly formed here in Austria a couple of years ago and has ambitions to expand worldwide with the simple aim of bringing people together to hike or cycle for peace.
Yemen, a country located in the Arabian Peninsula, faces a multitude of environmental challenges that have significant implications for its people and ecosystem. From water scarcity and desertification to waste management and deforestation, Yemen's environmental issues require urgent attention and sustainable solutions. In this blog post, we will explore the role of EvalYemen, a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental evaluation and conservation, in addressing these pressing environmental concerns and promoting a greener future for Yemen.
In pursuit of hope
Arthur Lyon Dahl
for UN high-level General Assembly week
16-22 September 2023
Life on earth is in danger. Our environment is changing faster than scientists anticipate. The increasing loss of biodiversity, mass extinction, wildfires, heatwaves, droughts to rising sea levels, crop waste are the symptoms of political inaction. The gap between political rhetoric and environmental action in the context of global efforts to combat climate change has been a subject of debate since long; however, has become a subject of concern and scrutiny, particularly since the adoption of the Paris Accord in 2015.
Climate Change & World Economy: When an Irresistible Force Meets an Immovable Object
Blog originally on Global Governance Forum
by Arthur Lyon Dahl 19 July 2023
Microbial extinction is happening
Arthur Lyon Dahl's blog
8 May-16 July 2023