Congressional Member’s Report Card

Congressional Member’s Report Card

1. PERSPECTIVE – CLIMATE CHANGE – Historical Context

Our Environment’s Reality? Perspective Evidence & Facts HISTORICAL CONTEXT There are many reasons for inaction in America, the most important one is the repetitive orchestrated confusion raised by few dissident scientists funded by corporations who have cast doubt on all the contemporary challenges we have faced as a nation, by minimizing the existence and magnitude… Continue reading 1. PERSPECTIVE – CLIMATE CHANGE – Historical Context

Benchmarking & Best Practice

Our Environment’s Reality? Perspective Evidence & Facts BENCHMARKING & BEST PRACTICES In 2017, the methodology of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI ) was revised to fully incorporate the 2015 Paris Agreement, a milestone in inter- national climate negotiations with the goal to limit global warming to well below 2°C or even to 1.5°C. Since… Continue reading Benchmarking & Best Practice

CCPI – Rankings

Our Environment’s Reality? Perspective Evidence & Facts CCPI – RANKINGS On the basis of standardised criteria, the CCPI currently evaluates and compares the climate protection performance of 57 countries and of the European Union (EU), which are together responsible for more than 90% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The last country to be added… Continue reading CCPI – Rankings

Engage To Change ” Our Status Quo”

Our Environment’s Reality? Perspective Evidence & Facts ENGAGE TO CHANGE “OUR STATUS QUO” 1. Demand Fossil Fuel Divestment and Funding to mitigate CO2 emissions and Climate Change. 2. Demand to adopt the ban of pesticides as initiated by European Countries, which is based on solid scientific evidence. 3. Demand a declaration of the wildlife extinction… Continue reading Engage To Change ” Our Status Quo”

Climate Policy – Rankings

Our Environment’s Reality? Perspective Evidence & Facts CLIMATE POLICY – RANKINGS The table provides detailed information on the performance of all 57 countries and the EU in the two indicators defining the Climate Policy category Five G20 countries rank under high performers in this year’s Climate Policy rating with France now scoring only medium. As of last… Continue reading Climate Policy – Rankings

2. CLIMATE CHANGE – Climate Change – An Existential Crisis

Our Environment’s Reality? Climate Change Evidence & Facts CLIMATE CHANGE – AN EXISTENTIAL CRISIS Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2021 report states “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred.  Each of the last four decades has… Continue reading 2. CLIMATE CHANGE – Climate Change – An Existential Crisis

Each Country’s Share Of Co2

Our Environment’s Reality? Climate Change Evidence & Facts EACH COUNTRY’S SHARE OF CO2 The world’s countries emit vastly different amounts of heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere. The picture that emerges from these figures is one where in general  developed countries and major emerging economy nations lead in total carbon dioxide emissions. Developed nations typically have… Continue reading Each Country’s Share Of Co2

Evidence Of Climate Change – Temp & Co2

Our Environment’s Reality? Climate Change Evidence & Facts EVIDENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE – TEMP & CO2 Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many different types of information about our planet and its climate on a global scale. This body of data, collected over many years, reveals… Continue reading Evidence Of Climate Change – Temp & Co2

Oil & Gas Lobbyists – Impeding Science

Our Environment’s Reality? Climate Change Evidence & Facts OIL & GAS LOBBYISTS IMPEDING SCIENCE The five largest publicly-traded oil and gas majors (ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, BP and Total) have invested over $1Billion of shareholder funds in the three years following the Paris Agreement on misleading climate-related branding and lobbying. These efforts are overwhelmingly in conflict… Continue reading Oil & Gas Lobbyists – Impeding Science

Evidence Of Climate Change- Ice Sheets & Sea Level

Our Environment’s Reality? Climate Change Evidence & Facts EVIDENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE – ICE SHEETS & SEA LEVEL Sea level rise is caused primarily by two factors related to global warming: the added water from melting ice sheets and glaciers and the expansion of seawater as it warms. Global sea level rose about 8 inches (20… Continue reading Evidence Of Climate Change- Ice Sheets & Sea Level