Tag Archives: environmental policy

Trump’s dangerous agenda

The first 100 days of the Trump administration have included: President Trump’s approval of Congress’ action rescinding the Alaska National Wildlife Refuges Rule, potentially allowing for extreme killing methods like shooting mother bears with cubs and killing wolves with pups … Continue reading

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Environmental values

  “The Earth has cancer and the cancer is Man.” – Club of Rome (1974) Mankind at the Turning Point Hijacking the Anthropocene by Ian Angus, originally published by Climate and Capitalism  | May 20, 2015 How the anti-green ‘Breakthrough … Continue reading

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The World Bank and The International Monetary Fund

The IPCC’s auhoritative report on Mitigation of Climate Change shows clearly that there is no realistic prospect of holding warming below 2°C. Most emissions will result from the rapid industrialization of developing countries like India and China who cannot and … Continue reading

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the status quo

Obama’s Catastrophic Climate-Change Denial By BILL McKIBBENMAY 12, 2015 MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — THE Obama administration’s decision to give Shell Oil the go-ahead to drill in the Arctic shows why we may never win the fight against climate change. If we … Continue reading

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climate policy-making paradigm

Dangerous climate change: Myth, reality and risk management The stated purpose of international climate negotiations is to avoid “dangerous” climate change or, more formally, to prevent “dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”. But if conditions existing today are already … Continue reading

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Climate change availability cascade

Originally posted on Climate Etc.:
by Judith Curry Politicians, activists and journalists have stimulated an ‘availability cascade’ [link] to support alarm about human-caused climate change. Climate change may exacerbate environmental problems that are caused by overpopulation, poorly planned land-use and…

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Swedish environmental policy

Swedish environmental policy establishes that the environmental efforts should focus on the 16 national environmental quality objectives. Sweden is exposed to environmental impacts from other countries which affect Sweden´s ability to achieve these environmental quality objectives. At the same time, Swedish consumption and production … Continue reading

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