It’s Time for a Global Planet Authority

October 23, 2019

In 2022, 33 years after Sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote the computer program HTML and gave us the World Wide Web, 5 billion of us will be connected to each other via the internet. This connectivity did not exist at the end of the First or the Second World Wars, but it does now. We have just formed...

Climate Change: Are We There Yet?

August 08, 2018

Is the current heat wave caused by climate change? In early 2017, Fair Observer published my article just ahead of President Donald Trump’s inauguration discussing the possible course the new administration may take in response to climate change. Since then, the Trump administration’s views...

Fixing Fashion to Save the Planet

December 02, 2016

Fashion is the second largest industrial polluter on the planet. The University of Cambridge’s Centre for Study of Existential Risk (CSER) investigates threats to humanity posed by technology and human activity. At the top of their list, climate change firmly rests as the greatest self...

Climate Wars in the Sky: Decisive Moment for Joint Global Action

This is an analysis of the EU’s policy to include the aviation sector in its existing Emission Trading Scheme and strong opposition demonstrated by foreign governments along with the aviation sector. Do we really need an irremediable environmental catastrophe to wake us up? Anyone among us,...