Engaging communities in climate solutions through En-ROADS

Engaging communities in climate solutions through En-ROADS

“Research shows that showing people research doesn’t work,” said En-ROADS Ambassador Nate Mills at an ESRAG Climate Solutions workshop Jan. 25.  Instead, Mills explained, it’s more effective to put them in charge: “Give them a way to see the problem, what they can do,...
Reducing methane critical, NOW, says UNEP report

Reducing methane critical, NOW, says UNEP report

This summer the UN Environment Programme issued a report stating that reducing methane emissions is essential to keeping global warming within survivable limits. Changes in farming practices and human diet can make a huge contribution.  Livestock and rice farming...
UN Climate Talks in Katowice No. 1

UN Climate Talks in Katowice No. 1

Half a Degree Centigrade: The Challenge for the COP24 Climate talks in Poland.   UN Climate Talks in Katowice No. 1 Nov. 29, 2018 “I am both deeply honored and a bit nervous to be Rotary’s first observer delegate to the UN Climate talks, which are being...
Packing my Bags and Unpacking the Katowice COP

Packing my Bags and Unpacking the Katowice COP

Packing My Bags and Unpacking the Katowice COP: Inspiration from the UN Secretary General.   Packing my Bags and Unpacking the Katowice COP July 15, 2019 I began writing this blog post December 12, 2018 early in the morning of the last day, thinking of the trek...
COP Blog Post 7

COP Blog Post 7

Greta Thunberg: Speaking Truth to Power at COP24   COP Blog Post 7 UN Secretary General António Guterres seated next to 15-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who explained that while the world consumes an estimated 100 million barrels of oil each...