CHANGE OUR CLIMATE BACK

  ALL ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING, POLITICS AND HOW WE MIGHT COOL OUR CLIMATE

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Leonardo Di Caprio and Greta Thunberg

 

SPAIN CALLING GRETA - Spain's environment minister said the government would help Greta Thunberg cross the Atlantic in time to attend the upcoming UN climate talks.


"Dear Greta, it would be great to have you here in Madrid," the minister, Teresa Ribera, said on Twitter. "You've made a long journey and help all of us to raise concern, open minds and enhance action. We would love to help you to cross the Atlantic back."

 

The 16-year-old made it from Sweden to California by boat, train and electric car before Chile's government announced it was canning the summit because of political unrest in the South American nation. The COP 25 summit will now be held in Spain.

 

"As #COP25 has officially been moved from Santiago to Madrid I'll need some help," Ms Thunberg tweeted from Los Angeles.

 

 

The 2019 Climate Change Conference includes:


-  the 25th session of the COP to the UNFCCC (COP 25);


-  the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 15);


-  the 2nd session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 2); and


-  the 51st meetings of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 51) and of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 51).

 

 

 

 

MELT DOWN - Human activities are releasing nearly 10 Gegatons of Carbon (about 36 Billion tons of CO2) into the atmosphere every year, driving atmospheric CO2 concentrations to 400 parts per million (ppm) from their pre-industrial levels of 280 ppm. This increase in CO2 and other greenhouse gases concentrations traps additional energy in the earth's climate system.

 

 

If we don't act now to curb climate change we can kiss goodbye to the planet as we know it. That is what the scientific community has been warning us about for years. But, our leaders were not listening.

 

Politicians are more worried about economic growth, but continuous growth is suicide when you only have one planet. We reached the safe limits for exploitation of our Earth many years ago. Hence, the rise in global temperature that continues unchecked by lunatic empire builders.

 

We crossed the line! We must do all in our power to retrace our footsteps to reduce atmospheric and ocean temperatures. We need more trees, zero carbon cars, zero carbon shipping and sustainable homes - meaning economic restructuring of planet earth and politicians who understand about good housekeeping. No more promises of Wealth creation. We need Health creation. The Health of the Planet.

 

 

ZECV1 advanced technology solar and wind powered vessel, Design Copyright Bluebird Marine Systems Ltd October 2019

 

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY - This small 16m vessel is an example of direct solar and wind turbine power from nature, unlike hydrogen fuel cell powered ferries that are less sustainable in circular economy terms and are more hazardous in storing combustible gases onboard. Such a concept could provide a solution for blue growth is a sustainable manner as part of the development of a truly circular economy for those regions at risk. Copyright October 2019, Cleaner Ocean Foundation Ltd.

 

 

The Pacific Islands are most at risk as to sea level rise, they want zero carbon ocean transport

 

BLUEBIRD MARINE ZEV - A prototype 50 meter container ship for long range routine inter-island provisioning in the Pacific Ocean and sustainable (eco) cruising in the Mediterranean Sea. If this vessel performs as expected, the age of zero carbon shipping is within our grasp - we could be about to enter the zero emission cruising era free of gases for fuel, subject to development of the concept.

 

 

 

 

BOOMTOWN RATS - In Sussex, Wealden District Council are allowing hundreds of luxury houses to be built without any climate offset features. There are no charging points for EVs, no solar water heaters and no solar panels where all councils in the UK are aware that climate mitigation is a requirement. The councillors and officers responsible for encouraging these builds are proud of their achievement, where they should hang their heads in shame. These units represent carbon emissions that in turn mean the deaths of millions of animals all over the world. This picture was taken in March of 2019

 

 

HOT AIR? - Grit your teeth all you can, but it is your policies that have caused this mess. Politicians say what they think the electorate want to hear, but in reality, there is usually an alternative agenda. Margaret Thatcher is to blame for the current lack of affordable housing in the UK where she allowed council housing sell off without replacement. This was typical short sightedness on the part of the Conservatives who are famous for quick fixes. In 2019 the Climate Change Act 2008 was amended to reduce greenhouse gas emission to 100% less than 1990 levels. Well done Prime Minister. Now Boris Johnson (@Sept 2019)

 

 

HOW DO WE MAKE THE PLANET SAFE AGAIN ?

 

The fact is that because we have left it so long, it may be too late to recover. Why? We may have reached the point of no return with so many species lost. WE ARE NEXT.

 

This is because our growing population needs feeding and to earn a living in a modern world that uses fossil fuels for just about everything - with several layers of financial burdens and then more taxes - adding to your carbon footprint. Even agriculture relies on diesel and fertilizers derived from fossil fuels.

 

That is why we are turning to the ocean to feed ourselves and aquaculture - having drained our fisheries. Knowing this, we need to act now. NOT TOMORROW, RIGHT NOW.

 

 

 

 

 

[RIGHT] SEPTEMBER FRIDAY 19th 2019 - As if anyone could be in any doubt, the whole world wants action on climate change. The strength of feeling is resonating around the world demanding that world leaders start doing something. [LEFT] TOO RIGHT - A British jury found Roger Hallam not guilty of vandalism where global warming is at such a high rate now that citizens have the right to peacefully protest for action. In an information rich world many of the civilians who might not have known about the climate disaster unfolding, are only too aware of the failings of those they put faith in. Their anger at being let down is understandable, leading to mass protests in our cities and even children going on strike once they realize that we are doomed as things stand. Go Roger!

 

 

UN CONFERENCES OF THE PARTIES

 

Since 1995 members of the United Nations have been playing politics rather than taking binding action to prevent warming of the planet, in the full knowledge that human use of fossil fuels was to blame. From local councils to international councils, the rot is set in. Our politicians are responsible for the deaths of millions of animals and hundreds of thousands of humans in not acting to control greenhouse gas build up.

 

 

PLANET A, let's keep it this way

 

 

EMERGENCY ACTIONS: SIX STEPS TOWARD A COOLER PLANET

 

Six suggested steps toward reversing global warming include building carbon neutral housing, driving clean cars and changing to renewable energy. The hardest change to make is political, concerning policies and policy making to ensure that local authorities stop empire building, thus increasing their carbon footprints. If all local councils act the same, which they do, they are to blame for the planet getting hotter. National leaders simply must take control of their countries, not allow the wishes of the people and future generations to be ignored.

 

 

There is no PLANET B

 

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