The Climate War Room
Occupy Our Food Supply is bringing together the Occupy, sustainable farming, food justice, buy local, slow food, and environmental movements for a global day of action on February 27, 2012. Inspired by the theme of CREATE/RESIST, thousands will come together to creatively confront corporate control of our food supply and take action to build healthy, accessible food systems for all.
"The current system is broken," says Bob Watson, the UK’s chief scientific advisor on environmental issues and a winner of the prestigious Blue Planet prize in 2010. "It is driving humanity to a future that is 3-5°C warmer than our species has ever known, and is eliminating the ecology that we depend on for our health, wealth and senses of self."
It has come to our attention that there is an organization calling itsself The Cayman Islands Public Policy Institute. This organization has no connection whatsoever with the Cayman Institute.
Polly is a barrister, author and creator of new laws to protect the Earth. Polly has proposed that Ecocide is the missing 5th Crime Against Peace, to sit alongside genocide as an international crime throughout the world. More >>>
“I think we in the scientific community have made a mistake by allowing the Term ‘Global Warming’ to capture the podium, the platform, the title of this problem. Global Warming is a misnomer, because it implies something that is gradual, something that is uniform, something that is quite possible benign. What we are experiencing is none of these things. It is certainly not uniform. It is rapid compared to the pace at which social systems and environmental systems can adjust. It is certainly not benign. We should be calling it ‘global climatic disruption rather than global warming. More >>> PDF
Earth Policy Institute
With fossil fuel prices escalating and countries searching for ways to reduce oil dependence and greenhouse gas emissions, capturing the earth’s heat for power generation is garnering new attention.