The adults claim to be back in charge. In a time of Covid and COP, what a difference it makes. Relief and excitement are growing in equal measure as world leaders move beyond the chaos of the Trump era and talk up their commitments to acting on the environmental emergency. But a profound question hangsContinue reading “Climate targets won’t meet themselves”
Flora Parkin reviewed Planet on Fire in the LSE blog: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/internationaldevelopment/2021/05/04/book-review-planet-on-fire-a-manifesto-for-the-age-of-environmental-breakdown-by-mathew-lawrence-and-laurie-laybourn-langton/
Mat and I chatted to Ed and Geoff about Planet on Fire and the dream of a better world as well as the nightmare into which we head.
We launched Planet on Fire at an online event with the World Transformed, chaired by Grace Blakeley.
Mat and I joined Aaron Bastani on Novara Media’s Downstream to talk about Planet on Fire.
Mathew Lawrence and I joined Grace Blakeley to discuss Planet on Fire on the A World to Win podcast.
We launched Planet on Fire at an IPPR webinar and were joined by Fatima Ibrahim and a lively audience.
Mat and I joined Joe Hamm to talk about Planet on Fire on the Social Review podcast.
A recent report painted a terrifying picture of our coming future: within decades, for every 1°C increase in the global temperature, a billion people will be forced to live in unbearable heat. Without change, we are on track for catastrophic global temperature increases of 3.5°C above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century. This crisis isContinue reading “10 things you can do to change everything and combat the climate crisis”
Today is Earth Day and Joe Biden, the US President, has invited leaders of 40 countries to come together for a two day zoom conference to discuss the climate emergency. Seventeen of the countries invited are responsible for 80% of carbon emissions in the world. Biden is expected to announce his commitment to halve the carbonContinue reading “President Biden’s leadership on climate must be supported and applauded by health professionals”