Some warnings and some solutions – Beware the rabbit hole
Emergency on Planet Earth
This guide Tells The Truth about what’s happening, why, and what we can do.
Written by Dr Emily Grossman with the support of the XR Scientists community. Fact-checked and reviewed by a wide range of experts.
“Surely we have a responsibility to leave for future generations a planet that is healthy and habitable by all species” Sir David Attenborough, “State of the Planet with David Attenborough”, first broadcast BBC One Nov. 2000.
Citizen’s Universal Declaration of Climate Emergency We are facing a climate crisis and a state of climate emergency. Future generations face greater risks, climate crisis has now become a major issue threatening world security.
TO AVOID ABRUPT AND IRREVERSIBLE CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS CATASTROPHIC CONSEQUENCES, THE STATE OF CLIMATE EMERGENCY MUST BE RECOGNIZED HERE AND NOW.
The Exponential Roadmap highlights the 36 solutions that can scale exponentially to halve Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030 worldwide. Scaling of solutions comes from sharp policy, from climate leadership by companies and cities and from a finance and technology shift towards green solutions with exponential potential.
Saxe Facts Dr. Saxe is one of Canada’s most respected environmental lawyers, with 40+ years’ unparalleled experience writing, interpreting, and litigating Ontario’s energy and environmental laws. “As the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario from 2015 to 2019, I delivered 17 reports to the Ontario Legislature on energy, environment and climate issues. These reports were prepared at public expense to serve the public interest. Since these reports and the associated webinars are now hard to find on government websites, I provide direct links to them here.” Eco Reports
The Climate Atlas of Canada combines climate science, mapping and storytelling to bring the global issue of climate change closer to home for Canadians. It is designed to inspire local, regional, and national action that will let us move from risk to resilience.
CARBON FOOTPRINT FACTSHEET The Center for Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan: A carbon footprint is the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused directly and indirectly by an individual, organization, event or product.”1 It is calculated by summing the emissions resulting from every stage of a product or service’s lifetime (material production, manufacturing, use, and end-of-life).