Tag: global warming
Global Warming and the threat to Human Development
This post explores the extent to which Global Warming poses a threat to continued social and economic development. According to the latest data from Climate.gov global warming is currently causing sea levels to rise by 0.3 centimetres a year, which means that sea levels may have risen by up to 2.5 metres by 2100. …
Global Warming: Last Chance to Save Planet Earth?
The Intergovernmental Panel’s Report on Climate Change (IPCC), published earlier this week, doesn’t make for pretty reading… Human activities are estimated to have caused 1.0°C of global warming above pre-industrial levels. Global warming is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2030 and 2052 if it continues to increase at the current rate. With this level of…
ExxonMobil – The Worst Corporation in the World?
ExxonMobil is the world’s largest oil and gas corporation – its main ‘business lines’ involve producing a range of fuels for cars, planes and ships, as well the technologies surrounding the extraction and refining of these fuels. ExxonMobil: Key Facts and Stats Registered in Texas, USA. Assets (2016) – $330 billion Revenue (2016) – $218…