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Pepper spray for the school run? The weaponised SUV set to terrify America’s streets

It was recently found that they are the second biggest cause of the global rise in carbon dioxide emissions over the past decade, eclipsing all shipping, aviation, heavy industry and even trucks. If all SUV drivers banded together to form their own country – the Republic of Vengeance? – it would rank as the seventh largest emitter in the world. (date: 25/01/2023)

ClimateCrisis  Marketting  cars  Emissions  

Call for new taxes on super-rich after 1% pocket two-thirds of all new wealth

$26tn of new wealth created since start of pandemic went to richest, Oxfam report reveals … Oxfam said extreme concentrations of wealth led to weaker growth, corrupted politics and the media, corroded democracy and led to political polarisation. The super-rich were key contributors to the climate crisis, the charity added, with a billionaire emitting a million times more carbon than the average person. They were also twice as likely to invest in polluting industries, compared with the average investor. (date: 16/01/2023)

ClimateCrisis  inequality  Politics  1percent  

StraightTalk: Focus on Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking: How We Lost the Plot and How We’ll Find Our Way Home Academy President, Darcy Winslow, is special guest on StraightTalk.Live (June 11, 2020). Our current breakdown of leadership, infrastructure, networks, and cooperation have been tested and exposed during this pandemic. And what’s glaringly obvious is our fundamental disconnect from ourselves, each other and the planet. So how does systems thinking change […] read more. 29m (date: 29/12/2022)

Systems  Climate  

Weather tracker: Storm Ariel brings heavy rain and lightning to Greece

It brought heavy rain to much of Italy; however, the west coast received the brunt of the wet weather on Friday night with 197mm of rain recorded in 24 hours on the island of Capri. The island of Ischia, close to Capri, experienced flooding and a landslide early Saturday morning, which killed at least 10 people. … Low pressure disrupts water and power supplies in Thessaloniki as meteorological winter begins (date: 03/12/2022)

ExtremeWeather  Climate  

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