Posts Tagged ‘change’

Fizzled-out rebels or agents of change? France’s year of Yellow Vests protests

Every Saturday for a year now, tens of thousands of people all over France have taken to the streets, fed up with not just the neoliberal and austerity policies of President Emmanuel Macron, but apparently the entire political system of the Fifth Republic.  The government has gone after them in force, pushing the police to […]

Doom-mongering scientists now warn that climate change will kill thousands. Cutting out fossil fuels will kill MILLIONS

UK medical journal The Lancet has just published a familiar, downbeat assessment of the future of climate change and human health. The latest edition of its Countdown on Health and Climate Change, an annual analysis that tracks progress across 41 key indicators, examines the impact on human health if the world either takes action to […]

Sierra Club Takes A Commendable Turn On Population, Climate Change, And Inequality

Sierra Club Takes A Commendable Turn On Population, Climate Change, And Inequality The Sierra Club – long a retrograde proponent of saving the planet by driving a Tesla, eating wild-caught salmon, and voting blue – took positive environmental leadership with their end of the year issue of the Sierra magazine. Stating it is “time to […]

Climate change protesters want to mug British taxpayers with £1m in compensation claims over Autumn Uprising

So far this year, counting April and October protests, the London Metropolitan Police have spent around £37 million on policing Extinction Rebellion events. That’s equal to a fifth of the £200 million the UK Government pledged in July to research and technology to help developing countries with climate change. If you prefer you climate change […]

You’ve been lied to: Walrus suicide NOT caused by climate change as Attenborough story quietly revised. What else is a lie?

Renowned nature documentarian David Attenborough probably converted a few climate skeptics with his heartrending footage of walruses, their habitat decimated by climate change, throwing themselves off cliffs in despair in the 2018 Netflix documentary Our Planet. Unfortunately, the story was untrue. Walruses regularly take to the water as part of their seasonal migration, and some […]

Israel says UNRWA chief’s stepping aside shows ‘deep’ change needed

Israel called on the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees to release in full its findings of alleged mismanagement at the organization, following an announcement that its leader was taking an indefinite leave of absence. The agency, known as UNRWA, said Wednesday the findings of a probe into alleged abuses of power among top management […]

Being the Change in These Turbulent Times

November 5th, 2019 By Paul Lenda Staff Writer for Wake Up World I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. -Edward Everett Hale These words by Edward Everett Hale, a Unitarian […]

How can genetic engineering change the future?

In case you are following the news, you have heard a lot about genetic engineering. Even if you are not an expert in this field or have never dealt with the task of writing an engineering essay or any other kind of essay on engineering or technology, you are aware […]

Gov. Cuomo: We Didn’t Have Hurricanes and Tornadoes Before Climate Change

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has warned that hurricanes, superstorms, and tornadoes are on the rise because of anthropogenic climate change. While discussing the flooding in New York State on MSNBC Friday, Cuomo declared “anyone who questions extreme weather and climate change is just delusional at this point. We have seen in the state of […]

America’s bridge infrastructure needs work due to climate change!

America has over 600,000 bridges. Steel girder bridges, among the most common, could face serious infrastructure problems thanks to man-made climate change.    Infrastructure in America and other countries around the world is aging and deteriorating, as a result of an increase in demand due to population growth and limitation in resources required for proper […]

IMF: The World Needs Massive Carbon Tax to Limit Climate Change

A global agreement to make fossil fuel burning more expensive is urgent and the most efficient way of fighting climate change, an International Monetary Fund study found on Thursday. The group found that a global tax of $75 per ton by the year 2030 could limit the planet’s warming to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees […]

Two Blockchain Breakthroughs That Will Change the World

By George Gilder When I say the word “blockchain,” most people immediately think of bitcoin. Of course, they’re right. Blockchain provides a secure framework for bitcoin transactions. But the technology’s reach goes far beyond just bitcoin. Blockchain holds the key to an entirely new system of the world. Its expansion in the coming years will […]

The 6 Stages of (Resisting) Change

October 16th, 2019 By Nanice Ellis Contributing Writer for Wake Up World What happens when we resist change, and why is change inevitable? Whether you’re someone who prefers the comforts of home or you’re an adventurous spirit who loves to explore, change can be scary – even in the best of circumstances! Even though we all have […]

Climate Change Activists Target BlackRock Headquarters In London As Hundreds Occupy Financial District

New reports are emerging Monday morning that climate change activists are targeting BlackRock Investment Management offices in London.  CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVISTS TARGET BLACKROCK BLK.N OFFICES IN LONDON – REUTERS REPORTER  The report, shared by a Reuters field journalist, says activists are “gluing themselves to the front of the building and blocking the entrances.”  Twitter account Matthew […]

Dr. Tim Ball (Ph.D. in Historical Climatology) Crushes Climate Change: The Biggest Deception In History

With a 50-year academic career focusing on Historical Climatology, Dr. Tim Ball is uniquely qualified to address man-made climate change, and he demonstrates that it is a flat-out hoax.  Thinking people everywhere should get multiple copies of this book and hand them out to everyone they know. President Trump was correct to withdraw from the […]

How Extinction Rebellion climate change zealots are paid £400 a week to bring mayhem

Extinction Rebellion is paying activists up to £400 a week to lead the protests that have brought chaos to the streets of Britain, documents seen by The Mail on Sunday reveal. Protesters have received payments totalling more than £70,000 in four months alone. But the eco-protest group privately fears it could face […]

Full Moon In Aries: Change & Renewal

We are having a Full Moon in Aries which will be exact on October 13th at 9:08pm Universal Time. It will appear the fullest that night for the majority of the world, and on the night of the 12th for those in Hawaii. This is the peak of the Lunar cycle which began two weeks […]

Fort Worth Police Fatally Shoot Black Woman In Her Home – Time For A Change?

The Facts: A recently published paper by Physicist Dr James Benford in the Astronomical Journal hypothesizes that newly discovered near-Earth objects (there are many thousands) might be a hub for extraterrestrial ‘probes’ to monitor the human race. Reflect On: Given what’s been disclosed, and what’s being disclosed about life on other planets and intelligent life […]

How 5G will change how we use our phones

5G is coming and everyone needs to be ready. In fact majority of electronic companies have been ready for a number of years. Mobile phone manufacturers making sure their latest handsets can handle the technology. Internet Service Providers making sure they can provide the technology at the cheapest cost. Similarly, […]

Change Agent: Gene Sharp’s Neoliberal Nonviolence (Part One)

Change Agent: Gene Sharp’s Neoliberal Nonviolence (Part One) Above Photo: EGM Ethnographic Media/Flickr Gene Sharp, the “Machiavelli of nonviolence,” has been fairly described as “the most influential American political figure you’ve never heard of.”1 Sharp, who passed away in January 2018, was a beloved yet “mysterious” intellectual giant of nonviolent protest movements, the “father of the whole […]

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