If we continue to burn coal, we have no hope of managing changes to the climate. But the complexity of the climate crisis is highlighted by the fact that burning coal actually hides its true impacts. It's only when we stop burning coal will the true impacts of what we're doing reveal themselves.
With the right incentives, you can change people's behavior. We require transformative societal change. This article discusses the challenges as well as how people can be incentivized to change to solve the climate crisis.
The fires ravaging Australia are yet another sign of the urgency needed to deal with the climate crisis. But nothing is going to make a difference, because changing our path involves transforming our economy. The elite have no interest in genuine change as they gain their power from the current way of doing things.
The first Monday of the New Year has been dubbed divorce day by lawyers due to the spike in married couples filing for divorce. So why do many so many couples divorce after the festive period? The pressure to conform to social expectations influences our behavior. This pressure manifests in an idealised version of Christmas families desperately try and live up to. The expectation around Christmas is unrealistic. But married couples strive to create this archetypal version of Christmas. With this expectation comes stress, placing a burden on couples whose relationships are already rocky.
Exxon undertook research on the link between CO2 levels in the atmosphere and global average temperatures in 1982. One of the largest, most influential companies in the world could have taken proactive steps to transform our economy 38 years ago. They choose not too as they thought about profits before people. Once the impacts of the climate crisis reveal themselves this will do down in infamy.
What comes to mind when you think of a trillion? Its such a vast number it’s outside our comprehension to think of a trillion anythings. As it’s so difficult to think in such large numbers, the consequences of anything being this large is just as difficult for us to comprehend. But comprehend it we must because as of August 2nd 2018, Apple became the first public company to be valued at $1 trillion. Microsoft has since joined the trillion-dollar club. With these companies growing to a scale beyond our comprehension the question we need to ask is where does it all end? This article discusses why the current corporate model can't be sustained indefinitely.
A writer who's always felt there’s something not quite right about how we do things. Transformation begins with ideas, to that end I have a blog www.transformatise.com. My aim is to focus a lens on and question our current way of doing things, to inspire others so we can deal with the environmental destruction our economy is inducing.
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