There is a mental illness called Solastalgia – a form of psychic or existential distress caused by environmental change, such as mining or climate change.
Livestock are responsible for 20% of GHGs.
Some people are arguing for focussing on GHGs, like methane, that are relatively short lived in the atmosphere in the hope of getting some quick gains.
Household fuels/ non-renewable bio-mass stoves, are responsible for 1.6 million premature deaths every year and solid fuel cooking in India is responsible for 53% of outdoor air pollution.
Wouldn’t it be better to use rising GDP as a sign of how poorly we’re doing?
Access to contraception could mean 1.2 billion fewer people by 2100.
“There is no sustainable planet that has 8 million children dying every year.”
Despite the media – 2009/2010 was the warmest winter on record.