Tag: climate change

It’s Enough To Drive You Bonkers!

British health systems are unprepared for the “devastating” effects of climate change, leading health bodies have warned. As extreme weather events such as flooding or heatwaves become more common, the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change urged ministers not to…

Tutu Goes Koo-Koo…

Desmond Tutu jumps a Megalodon-sized shark over climate change: Twenty-five years ago people could be excused for not knowing much, or doing much, about climate change. How nice of you to excuse them, your worshipfulness. Except I seem to recall,…

So much for Earth Hour

Usually around this time of year I’ll write something about what a pointless, time wasting, meaningless circle jerk Dirt Hour is, and how, while I won’t be turning on every light and then going out to drive round the neighbourhood…

The UNFCCC and COP17

With COP17 coming up in Durban from November 28th, this is just a short reminder about the UNFCCC – the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. This is the body in overall control of promoting climate change as a global…