Climate



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Pope Francis transforms the Climate Debate
- the Guardian
: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "Pope Francis is increasingly - a catalyst for change in global bodies !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "what will save us - is not only technology or science  ! - what will save us - is the ethical transformation of our society !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in the most anticipated papal letter for decades  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the popular Pope Francis calls - for an ethical and economic transformation !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to protect the climate !!!! - ( the encyclical speaks to the moral imperative - of addressing climate  ! )"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to protect the environment !!! - ( the environment is at first, an anthropological - and ethical matter  ! )"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and to strengthen equality !! - ( ending poverty  ! - and protect the most vulnerable  ! )"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "humanity have to take care for the Earth ! - and for the planet’s resources !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the more it is in the hearts and minds - the better it is !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the pontiff calls for a change - in attitudes to poverty and nature !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we have to be - more sustainable !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we have to safeguard the creation !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we are all part - of the creation !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "never forget this !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Encyclical Laudato Si - Praised Be - Huffington Post: LINK ¤ HUFFINGTON POST

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  • "to change the way, we see the nature - and the life !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "today we cannot help but recognize, that a true ecological approach - always becomes a social approach !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "which must integrate justice - in the discussions of the environment !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "humanity has the ability to work together - to build our common home !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the task of - protecting the Earth !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "unites the whole human family !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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global Climate Deal
- the Guardian
: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "no nation is immune ! - and every nation has a responsibility - to do its part !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to look squarely - at the science !!"

 

 

 


 

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  • "and reach a strong global climate agreement - at the UN climate conference !!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the US, and China - are the biggest emitters in the world  ! - and have a special responsibly to lead !"

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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UN Climate Summit - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

 

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UN General Secretary - Ban Ki-moon
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  • "today we must set the world - on a new course !!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "our response - will define our future !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and we need - a clear vision !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we have never faced - such an opportunity  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we all - must cut emissions !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Leonardo DiCaprio - Actor
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  • "to make it clear, this is not about telling people - to change their light bulbs, or buy a hybrid car  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we must put - a price tag on carbon !!!!!!"

 


 

 

 

 

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  • "and end fossil fuel subsidies !!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yvo de Boer - the former head of the UN Climate Secretariat:

 

 

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  • "this will really be a litmus test, to see - whether politicians see the climate conference"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "as a an opportunity - to do something meaningful ?!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the problem with the United States of America is - that they often do not go very far beyond the rhetoric !!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the US is vocal - and very demanding in international negotiations  !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and then sips out the door - when it is time to sign on the dotted line !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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the Austrian President - Heinz Fischer
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  • "there has to be a universal - and binding agreement !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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  • "on climate - to come from the UN climate conference !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 



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Carbon
- the Guardian
: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "we have far more oil, coal and gas - than we can safely burn !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this means, leaving big parts of it in the ground - by choice !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a properly designed global cap and trade scheme - is one option !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "stiff taxes - on the production and sale !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "of carbon-based fuels - is another !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Media Report: Copenhagen - US cable - 2009: LINK ¤ 09BERLIN1612

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  • "Danes take the issue of climate seriously - as is demonstrated"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "by making Copenhagen - the world's first carbon-free capital by 2025 !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "but the Copenhagen conference was not - the turning point  !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the Copenhagen accord - did not include binding targets !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the number of countries - that have to cooperate is small !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we are talking about - a handful of major emitters:"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the US, China, the EU, Russia, India, and Japan !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "mankind will continue to negotiate - and hopefully realize early enough !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "that you cannot - negotiate with nature !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CLIMATE - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ CLIMATE

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  • "climate is commonly defined as the weather averaged over a long period - more generally, the climate of a region is the general state of the climate system at that location"
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