the industrial revolution is over
" Protecting and restoring tropical forests and mangroves can provide 30% or more of the mitigation action needed to limit average temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit)." - natureispeaking.org
The earth can provide enough for everyone's need but not enough for everyone's greed ~ Philip Wollen
Water is the blue gold" of the 21st century.
It takes problems for us to wake up and want to change things ~ Peter Joseph.
One of the biggest changes to occur [ in Australia] since 1788 is our widespread settlement across flammable landscapes. " ~ David Bowman.
The UN believes that a population of 7 billion was reached in October 2011. Today, that number is estimated to be closer to 8 billion
Until we can persuade people that they are going to have to make some serious adjustments to their lifestyles, then we won’t get near to solving climate change, even if we have the best scientists in the world working on the problems.’ ~ Professor Frank J. Fenner (1914 - 2010)
As predicted by Frances Bacon (1561–1626), science has revealed the will of human kind to change things .
"Science was not invented once, but over and over again: the model not only of progress, but work in progress." - Lorraine Daston
....."positive things can be achieved when people set aside past differences and come together in the spirit of friendship and reconciliation. And, as we all look forward to the start of a new decade, it's worth remembering that it is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change." ~ Queen Elizabeth II.
It's not just that climate science isn't finished, it's actually unfinishable - Joe Smith