The Age of Stupid…

Just back from seeingThe Age of Stupid,a new UK-produced film looking back from an imagined hot world in 2055 from on mankind’s failure to take the steps that would have saved our homo sapiens from catastrophe. I guess I’d hoped for a repeat and equally inspirational experience of Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth – a film […]

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So HOW do we prepare?

Humankind with our current level of political and economic courage is like that addict, believing that we can keep using/abusing and somehow change at the same time. We can’t, and only very tough love will wake us up. The difference with the therapy analogy here being that it isn’t just the client who’s killing him/herself. […]

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Naming It Like It Is

As we have struggled on this blog with the challenge of naming looming Armageddon without terrifying people into paralysis, UK press coverage of climate change seems to have crossed a tipping point this week. The Sun has published an astonishingly forthright piece on the Age of Stupid’s movie scenarios for a rapidly warming earth, with […]

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Copenhagen Names it Like It Is

(A reminder first that climate change posts are now also going up at facingclimatechange.blogspot.com). As we have struggled on this blog with the challenge of naming looming Armageddon without terrifying people into paralysis, UK press coverage of climate change seems to have crossed a tipping point this week. As George Monbiot rightly argues today, it’s […]

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