The world’s children are facing stark global challenges like never before: From the two-year Covid pandemic to climate change, to on-going global conflict, including war in Europe, as well as a worldwide cost-of-living crisis, a global food crisis, and a barrage of natural disasters spanning the globe. For more analysis on the plight of our children, FRANCE 24 is joined by Catherine Russell, UNICEF Executive Director. She says that “children are facing a huge crisis, what we like to think of as cascading crises around the world.”
A new art show in London is addressing racial injustice, using mythology and counter narratives as well as fantasy. Eleven black artists have come together on Wednesday at London’s Hayward Gallery to put on the group show, called ‘In The Black Fantastic.’
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
This weblog explores the transition to a sustainable future on our finite planet. It provides links to current news, key documents from government sources and non-governmental organizations, as well as video documentaries about climate change, environmental ethics and environmental justice concerns.
The links are listed here to be used in whatever manner they may be helpful in public information campaigns, course preparation, teaching, letter-writing, lectures, class presentations, policy discussions, article writing, civic or Congressional hearings and citizen action campaigns, etc. For further information on this blog see: About this weblog. and How to use this weblog.
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