Welcome to Think Global Green

“To the historian studying this tragic period of human history, the most astounding fact is that the victims knew precisely what was happening and why.  Indeed, they chronicled it in detail precisely because they knew that fossil-fuel combustion was to blame.  Historical analysis also shows that Western civilization had the technological know-how and capability to effect an orderly transition to renewable energy, yet the available technologies were not implemented in time.”

– From Amory Lovins, Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era

October 1

Daily news stories will resume on my return from Europe in December following the climate walk to Katowice, Poland ahead of the COP-24 talks. Meanwhile the weekly newsdesk page will be taken over by a support team in Charlotte. Check out the blog page on the walk for regular updates.

                   FOCUS 

Climate Walk for Environmental Justice

WARNINGS:  History records the first warnings  go back over a century, and as little as 40 years ago it was taken very seriously at the highest levels of US government. (read)

Plastic in the Oceans – More than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every year

Climate Walks  Pictured: Walkers in Italy 2015

LEGAL ACTIONS FOR CLIMATE PROTECTION: Courts and youth are fighting for a healthy planet. Around the world, governments are under threat for their inaction to halt global warming.  (read)

COUNTRY PROFILES 

Snapshots of selected countries and how they’re challenged or reacting to global warming