Peter Carter

  • published Climate experts expect global heating of 2.5°C in Blog 2024-05-15 12:07:06 -0700

    Climate experts expect global heating of 2.5°C

    Start your emergency preparations, adaptations, and climate change resilience building!

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  • commented on Why Our Organization is NOT a Survivalist, Prepper, Doomer, Post-Doomer, or "Near Term Humanity Extinction" Community 2021-03-12 19:30:19 -0800
    A highly intelligent approach to now unavoidable global climate disruption, as the result of inaction governments on the climate emergency, compounded by their active support of the fossil fuel industry.

  • February 2021 was an Important Month for UN Reports on the Climate and Biodiversity Emergencies

    Several UN reports in February 2021 reminded the world about something we already knew (from the IPCC 2018 1.5ºC Report and the UNEP 2020 Gap Report): that to prevent global climate catastrophe, global carbon emissions must drop 50% from today by 2030 — which can readily be achieved by today’s amazing developments in clean renewable energies. All that is stopping the transition to energy safety is world governments still handing out money to the fossil fuel corporations.

    Make Peace with Nature pdf cover (adapted)

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  • published Biden Passes the Climate Test, Short and Sweet in Blog 2021-01-28 08:01:53 -0800

    Biden Passes the Climate Test, Short and Sweet

    This is a short blog on the greatest climate news.

    President Biden of the United States has acted on planet-wrecking fossil fuel subsidies, with an executive order directing federal agencies to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies as consistent with applicable law, and he will bring up this crime of all time with the US Congress.

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  • President Biden’s Bid to Become Climate Change World Champion

    On day one of his administration, President Biden issued what could possibly be the world’s strongest overall policy on climate change (though still not enough to prevent climate catastrophe). In particular, this applies to the section: Accounting for the Benefits of Reducing Climate Pollution. (No one else is calling it "climate pollution.")

    Below is a much shortened and highlighted edit of the far-reaching Biden executive order with respect to climate change.

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  • commented on The Many Surprise Benefits of Climate Change & Global Warming 2020-06-27 09:56:33 -0700
    Brilliant benefit approach to the climate emergency. Attainable world peace is a greatest benefit of changing from fossil fuel energy ’reserves) owned by nations states and concentrated in varying amounts within national boundaries to global much widely distributed energy sources available to all that cannot be owned or fought over (e.g. sun and wind).

  • signed Sign Climate Emergency Petition 2016-03-23 16:58:01 -0700

    Please Sign the Climate Change Emergency Petition

    Please sign electronically at the bottom of this page. You will receive an immediate email copy and acknowledgment. Over 100,000 individuals have signed this petition and similar petitions worldwide! 

    Climate Change Emergency Petition 

    We, the citizens of our nation and of the Earth, are endowed with certain rights, powers, and obligations, which demand we act to preserve and protect the future of humanity and Earth's other biological life.

    Our petition has four demands.

    Based on abundant scientific evidence or our own climate change experiences, we recognize that:

    a. The global climate is rapidly warming. 

    b. Despite 60 years of credible scientific warnings, climate change and global warming are still rising and have reached dangerous levels, causing widespread deterioration across our climate and environment.

    c. The global climate is becoming increasingly unstable due to atmospheric greenhouse gas pollution (carbon, methane, and nitrous oxide), which is dominantly coming from the burning of human-caused fossil fuels. This is an urgent crisis that demands immediate action.

    We are now facing a rapidly worsening climate change scenario.

    This climate change-driven environmental deterioration and escalating extinction threat can only be fixed by our politicians immediately enacting the scientifically correct 2025 global fossil fuel reduction targets.

    Getting close to the 2025 global targets will dramatically reduce the damaging atmospheric carbon, methane, and nitrous oxide and prevent the worst consequences of climate change.

    It will also help prevent the loss of at least 10 million lives a year worldwide from just the painful and debilitating health-related effects of the toxic air pollution caused by fossil fuel burning. 

    If we do not get close to the 2025 fossil fuel reduction targets, the frequency, severity, and size of global climate change consequences will rise dramatically from 2025-2031 and beyond and far beyond what we can quickly adapt to.

    Many of these climate change consequences will be catastrophic and last for hundreds to thousands of years.

     

     

    Therefore, I hereby demand that our politicians and government leaders meet to enact these four demands:

    1. Declare a national and international Climate Change Emergency. (We will never be able to manage worsening climate change unless we call the climate change emergency that it really is.)

    2. Immediately pass enforceable and verifiable national and international laws that will get us close to the required 2025 global fossil fuel reduction targets. (These climate change-related laws and actions are described here.)

    3. Order an immediate government mass mobilization of ALL necessary resources and personnel to execute ALL required governmental actions to come as close as possible to the correct 2025 global fossil fuel reduction targets. And finally,

    4. Start the necessary climate change disaster preparation, adaptation, and resilience-building needed for soon-arriving, severe climate change consequences that our nation can no longer avoid or prevent. (About one-half of humanity could die off by 2050-2070 if our politicians fail us once again.)

    By electronically signing this petition below, I am officially petitioning and demanding that my national politicians execute the four above actions to protect and preserve humanity and all biological life on Earth. 

    Furthermore, realizing that the climate change consequences that are already occurring will take centuries to thousands of years to repair (creating an unbearable nightmare for surviving generations), I further pledge to continue to help resolve our intensifying climate change emergency until it is fixed!

    Sign at the Bottom of this Page Now!

     

    Additional Petition Information, If Needed:

    1. See key information about how this petition will be used here.

    2. When you sign the petition, you give us permission to email you your petition signature acknowledgment copy and occasional climate change emergency progress updates about once a month.

     

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Founder and director of the Climate Emergency Institute. Expert reviewer for the IPCC. Co-author of Unprecedented Crime: Climate Science Denial and Game Changers for Survival.
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