The Californian fires are a “tipping point” for many residents as they realize that life will never be the same. They must also be the tipping point for clear concise action by politicians to force the oil industry to begin ramping down their operations now. There can be no more excuses.
As Hurricane Maria hits region, the Antigua & Barbuda Prime Minister says: “We are the victims of climate change”
There is rising anger in the Caribbean about hurricanes and climate change
Break the #ClimateSilence: Time for a new conversation
When the next hurricane or wildfire or other climate impact comes, I hope to see as many journalists barging through the halls of government demanding answers from decision-makers as we see braving the elements reporting on the front lines. That’s the #climatesilence that needs breaking.