African nomads to be first people wiped out by climate change

Kenya’s herdsmen are facing extinction as global warming destroys their lands They are dubbed the ‘climate canaries’ – the people destined to become the first victims of world climate change. And as government ministers sit down in Nairobi at this weekend’s UN Climate Conference, the people most likely to be wiped out by devastating global […]

If Global Warming Is An “Emergency” Then Let’s Act Like It’s An Emergency

Why I Helped Occupy the Entrance to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration On Monday, October 23rd, at exactly 8 a.m., a dozen global warming activists – some arriving on foot, some in a rented truck – converged outside of Washington, D.C., and promptly occupied a main entrance to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, […]

Get Real

Behind the hue and cry over the Kyoto climate change treaty—the outrage at the United States for not signing on and the blaming of India and China for fueling their rapid growth with fossil fuels—is one nagging but rarely reported reality: even if every nation in the world complied to the hilt, it would hardly […]

We Ignore the U.N. Reports at Our Own Peril and Fiddle as the Earth Burns

A Commentary and Rant by Captain Paul Watson Every day we are assaulted by politicians and some media attacking us for being alarmists and accusing us of exaggerating the threats facing the environment and especially our concerns for biodiversity diminishment and human population growth. According to these voices of denial, the world is in great […]

Gore Says It Is Not Too Late to Combat Climate Change

2005 Global Environmental Citizen: The Honorable Al Gore Former vice president Al Gore delivered a speech about global warming upon accepting the Global Environmental Citizen Award from the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School. The award was conferred on Oct. 21 in New York by Eric Chivian, MD, director of […]