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Special Report: Climate Change

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The recent protests by Extinction Rebellion and the growing awareness of how serious the situation is have inspired us at Humanosity to produce a Special Report into the subject and the issues surrounding it. At a time when there are many issues competing for our attention, we examine why climate change should be at the very top of everyone’s list of priorities. We have also scoured the web to bring you the very best articles, videos and podcasts that shed light on the science, how climate change is already affecting the world and what you can do as an individual.

A Question of Priorities

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Image Courtesy R Van Vuuren

Here at Humanosity we are always talking about politics and a lot of the conversation has been taken up with the Brexit saga that has gripped the UK. What started as a fringe issue in parts of the Conservative party and the right-wing press has morphed into an all-consuming issue that has drowned out everything else. No matter what side of the debate you are on, Leave or Remain, the issues at stake don’t seem as pressing as; the current knife crime epidemic that has seen 285 senseless deaths last year alone, homelessness rise to near record levels, a social care system that is failing millions of our elderly, increasing levels of poverty… I could go on but the point I’m making is that it seems to me that we have got our priorities a little ‘fucked’.

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Our editorial team has scoured the web to bring you the best articles, videos and reports on this subject.

Young climate activists from around the world explain why they went on strike.

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Image by Goran Horvat from Pixabay

Humanosity says…This article appeared in the Guardian Newspaper in the UK. The newspaper has a long history of publicising the issue and in this article took the bold step of letting the young people speak for themselves as well as giving them editorial control. You can read the Guardian’s extensive coverage on climate change at this link.

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How Brexit and the Rise of Anti-immigrant Parties Across Europe was Driven by Climate Change

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Humanosity says… Talented journalist and writer Nafeez Ahmed lays out in detail what the political consequences of climate are. He demonstrates how climate change was largely responsible for the refugee crisis that affected Europe between 2011-2015 and shows how this dramatically affected politics in Europe.

Click here to read full article at www.medium.com

Phosphorus: 350 Years After it’s Discovery, This Vital Element is Running Out

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Image courtesy Pixabay

Humanosity says….The discovery that we are likely to face a situation where phosphorus is likely to run out came as a surprise to us. On the 350th anniversary of the element’s discovery, this article from The Conversation gives an account of its discovery and how vital it is to all biology on the planet.

Click here to read full article at www.theconversation.com

The Future: Are We Living Through Climate Change’s Worst-Case Scenario?

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Humanosity says…

This article from The Atlantic clearly lays out what the scientists call the predicted pathways. These are the possible scenarios that we could face depending on how effective our attempts are to mitigate the amount of CO2 that, globally, we emit into the Earth’s atmosphere. 

Click here to read the full article at www.theatlantic.com

We Need to Completely Change Agriculture to Adapt to Our Changing Climate

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Humanosity says…

This article from Motherboard details how agriculture will have to change in the face of climate change. The article draws on a peer-reviewed study by more than 20 academics who examined the issue and found that we’re growing too many grains, fats, and sugars and not enough fruits, vegetables and protein.

Click here to read the full article at www.vice.com

The Crime of The Century- The Creation of Climate Denial

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Humanosity says…This excellent podcast series told in the style of a crime novel takes listeners back in time to the inception of climate change denial. It tells the story of the special interests that launched campaigns against climate science. Starting in the late 1980s and sustained through the 2000s.

Click here to listen to the podcast series at www.criticalfrequency.org

What Can You Do? Tricks to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint.

Humanosity says….Although dealing with climate change is going to take systemic change, there are things that we, as individuals, can do to make a difference. In this 4 min video from HotMess, they lay out in simple terms how the choices we make can have an impact on our carbon footprint.


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100 Solutions to Reverse Global Warming Available Now

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Humanosity says…In this TED Talk, strategist Chad Frischmann takes a comprehensive look at what we can do to reverse global warming. This is known as ‘drawdown’ and he believes this is the only viable way we can hope to avert climate disaster. However the good news is that the solutions are available now.



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