Australia is burning, coral reefs are dying. What next?
Blog by Arthur Dahl
Key outcomes of COP25 climate talks
For those interested in the climate negotiations, the report by Climate Brief on the outcomes of the Madrid Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change gives an excellent review of the key outcomes:
The Crucial Role of Educators in Combating the Climate Crisis
By IEF Member Rafael Amaral Shayani PhD, Professor of Electrical Engineering at University of Brasilia, Brazil
The Climate Crisis and Global Governance
Blog by Arthur Lyon Dahl
Science and Global Governance
Arthur Lyon Dahl*
Restoring Forests for Climate Change
Summary by Arthur Dahl
Beyond phasing out fossil fuels and halting deforestation, restoring forested land at a global scale could help capture atmospheric carbon and mitigate climate change.
Urgency of a rapid transition
Equality for Women = Prosperity for All:
The Disastrous Global Crisis of Gender Inequality
By Augusto López-Claros and Bahiyyih Nakhjavani
New York: St. Martin's Press. 312 p.
Book review by Arthur Dahl
How can we keep global warming to 1.5°C?
In a recent special report in New Scientist, Graham Lawton has sketched out what we must do to limit global warming to 1.5°C, the agreed threshold for a chance of avoiding irreversible and dangerous climate change. Quoting a lead author of the latest IPCC report on 1.5°C: " We have to do everything, and we have to do it immediately." This is not impossible, since we have the necessary technologies, but it will require unprecedented rates of transformation.
Man of the Trees
Hanley, Paul. 2018. Man of the Trees: Richard St. Barbe Baker, the first global conservationist
Regina, Saskatchewan: University of Regina Press, 300 p.
book review by Arthur Dahl