Posting History for boatsie
|To My Daughter, On Her Thirtieth
The truth is always at the end of a shadow, a silhouette silent behind a door half open. It waits in precious patience.
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: 4/8 - Cities in the Sea
I sit here every morning and again as the sun sets. Trying to imprint this image into the very DNA of my soul. So that it becomes timeless. Hey, everybody. After six hours of writing this ...
|Reports from Sendai: Disaster Risk Reduction #Action2015
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, speaking at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, yesterday emphasized the need to "embed Disaster Risk Reduction into the ...
|Climate Action Hub: Flying Solo
Greetings, fellow climate activists, bloggers and Daily Kos environmental justice enthusiasts. I write to inform you about a change in direction for the Climate Action Hub and to thank all of you ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: Going Home
Friends from my past and present gathered around this table in Bolinas for breakfasts and dinners, games of Mille Bourne, and long conversations in remembrance of things past and planning of what ...
|Climate Action Hub: YOU Are In the Spotlight!
It's Oscar night. La crème de la crème of Hollywood gather for yet another over-the-top display of flitter and flash, yet another disconnect distracting us from owning and acting on the core ...
|Climate Action Hub: March for Real Climate Action Saturday, 2/7
"Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art." The February 7 March for Real Climate Leadership is being touted as the "game-changing ...
|Climate Action Hub: 2015; The World We Want, #snowmanselfies & #Action2015
@Real_Leaders joins the silent snowman protest at #Davos2015. 193 snowmen, 1 for each country demanding @action2015 "People have the power to create extraordinary change when they come together.
|Action/2015: A Crucial Year For People & The Planet
Action/2015 , a collaborative ...
|Kosability: "Leap And The Net Will Appear"
Experiencing the terror. The imminent danger of being swallowed by the forces of your emotions into the hopeless abyss. Tumbling, severed strings, into the darkness. I am in constant battle with ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: 2015 Is THE Year To #ActForClimate
Happy New Year, climate activists one and all, and welcome to the first dispatch of 2015 from the Climate Action Hub . Pull up a seat at the table and join me for some news on ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: This Magic Moment
It's well before 8 Saturday morning, the eve of the Winter Solstice, as ...
|Lima Call for Climate Action Adopted
#ClimateJustice groups denounce Lima Call for Climate Action as unacceptable, failing the people and the planet. After two days of discussion and deliberation,The Lima Call for Climate Action ...
|Updated: Lima Talks Verge on Collapse
'When I go home what will I tell my children?"Pakistani delegate The latest news filtering out of Lima suggests a potential failure of the negotiations as China accuses the US of supporting a ...
|Lima Laps Continue as Activists Stage Die-ins
Nothing's changed much in the past twenty years of climate talks. As night falls in Lima, this COP is once again defined as a battle between rich v poor with the big guns holding onto their ...
|Lima: Climate FairShares Tool Debuts
Science tells us there is a limit to how much pollution we can emit from activities, like burning fossil fuels and clearing forests, before we breach limits of the climate system ... The limit is ...
|Fast for the Climate: December 1
It's two months today since over 700,000 participated in the historic People's Climate March, which to my way of thinking means the time is ripe for another magnificent display of activism. This ...
|Kosability: Complex PTSD & Resting In Stillness
It took the death of my father to free me from a lifetime of emotional abuse as the daughter of a narcissistic mother. To open my eyes and swim away. To save myself from drowning. At first, I ...
|US & China Call For Climate Action at G20
Presidents Xi Jinping and Barack Obama will call on other G20 countries at next week's G20 Summit to fast forward action on climate change by accelerating submissions of their Intended Nationally ...
|The fossil fuel bailout: G20 subsidies for oil, gas and coal exploration
Just days before the G20 Summit , a comprehensive report details how the world's largest economies are investing over $88 billion in tax dollars each year to subsidize fossil fuel exploration. ...
|G20: Action on Climate Change is #OnMyAgenda
While the G20 countries - Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the ...
|IPCC Synthesis: It's Getting Hotter, We have to ACT NOW!
Earlier this morning, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its 5th Synthesis Report, calling for immediate action and large investments to shift from a fossil fuel driven ...
|Copenhagen: Awaiting Dire IPCC 5th Synthesis Report
A month after the unprecedented massive People's Climate March, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is meeting this week in Copenhagen preparing for the November 2 release ...
|Bangladesh: Please Don't Turn Away ... Support People vs. Coal
Sometimes I visualize a world in which climate actions like tomorrow's Dhaka March against the impacts of dirty energy on Bangladesh are live streamed in public squares, in piazzas, plazas and pra�
|"We are not drowning. We are fighting."
Paddling out in hand-made canoes from Australia's Horseshoe Beach, twelve Pacific Island nations early this morning blockaded coal ships as they approached Newcastle, the world’s largest coal ...
|It's World Food Day: "Feeding the world, caring for the Earth"
The importance of family farming is the theme of today's World Food Day, as international organizations collaborate to draw attention to the critical role small scale family farms play in solving ...
|Yeb Sano Marches on for Climate Awareness: Reclaim Power Takes on Nuclear Energy
"Climate change is the defining issue of our generation. We will be measured by how we respond to this crisis." said Philippines, chief climate diplomat Yeb Sano on Day 14 of the 1,000 kilometre ...
|Stand with the Pacific Island Warriors
Reposted with permission from Climate Action Network The Pacific Climate Warriors are traveling from 12 Pacific Islands to Australia, to take the fight to save their homes directly to the ...
|Global Hunger Index Released: A long Way to Go ...
With just one year left before the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals, The 2014 Global Hunger Index (GHI) reveals 805 million people worldwide continue to experience hunger and that ...
|Global Frackdown: Reclaim Power Day 2
Hundreds of actions in opposition to fracking are happening throughout the day today as part of the Global Frackdown , day 2 of Reclaim Power week. Initiated by Food and Water ...
|Reclaim Power WorldvsBank 4PM EST
As the World Bank today began its two day Washington, DC meeting, police are currently surrounding protestors from 235 groups as they engage in “creative resistance” outside the meeting to ...
|Deep Ecology: Climate Change & Ebola
Experts have been aware and addressing the significant impacts climate change is having on global health issues, speaking about anticipated spikes in incidents and locations for outbreaks of ...
|The Moment of Silence: A Trilogy
first, let me say there are no words. and, with that understanding, journey with me to the Moment of Silence.
|Climate Summit Recap: A Poem, Pledges, Positive Signals
The United Nations Climate Leaders Summit yesterday was another step in the direction of ending the fossil fuel era, and towards signing an international agreement to address climate change in ...
|Obama At UN: The Alarm Bells Keep Ringing ...
They waited all morning for President Obama, who arrived late following a presser at the WH regarding last night's strikes on ISIS in Syria. And even as UN Secretary General Ban ki-...
|Update: Climate Summit Begins W/Poem, Pledge of Billions
Ban Ki-moon, Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore kicked off this morning’s UN Climate Leaders Summit with strong calls for climate action, but it was a mother’s poem to her six-month-old daughter ...
|March Madness: Over 100,000 Expected in NYC
We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there “is” such a thing as being too ...
With one week remaining until next Sunday's People's Climate March, there are many ways you can become involved, even if you aren't traveling to NYC. Show your support: 1. Thunderclap: For ...
|UN Climate Summit: A Demand For "Actions, Not Words"
As New York City prepares for the historic September 21 "People's Climate March", where tens of thousands are expected to demand rigorous and rapid action in the battle to curb climate change, ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: Coping With Death
My dad died last month. After a year long battle with invasive metastatic bladder cancer. He was 88. I called him "Bud," an endearing reference back to the nickname his mother bestowed on him ...
Up close and personal, it is hard to hide from the reality that we are all sinking beauties. And so it is impossible not to be moved by the poignantly powerful interactive, “Sinking beauties” , ...
|Sierra Club: Tell world leaders that it's time to get off the fence and into the climate fight!
With just 22 days before the Ban Ki-moon UN Climate Summit (Twitter @BKM_summit ), The Sierra Club today released the following Petition to engage citizens in the campaign ...
|March for the Kittens: People's Climate March
So what were you doing back in 1975, when the concept of "global warming" was first introduced in a study published in the journal Science? On August 5th that year, the day Wally Broecker asked ��
|Climate March: Bill McKibben Chimes in From Boston
(posted for Bill McKibben) I’m backstage at the very grand Boston Opera House, where we’re holding a pre-rally tonight to get people charged up for the People’s Climate March. It’s a great ...
|350: 10 reasons to sign up for the People’s Climate March now (not later)
(shared byDuncan Miesel of 350.org) 10. Signing up now is exponentially better than later. When you sign up, it makes it that much easier for your neighbor to join you. And once they join, they’...
|People's Climate March: I March for 2050 Kids
” We are mothers, fathers, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers. We are adults, part of the ruling generation, and we care about the future of our children–and their children’s children.” ...
|Join Naomi Klein Chat Today on Climate March
Join 350.org's Naomi Klein in a video chat today to launch the one month countdown to the People's Climate March . The campaign kicks off Thursday with a 48 hour "PCM Recruitment Storm." ...
|Longest Climate March to Meet Largest Climate Demonstration
Cross Posted from Sierra Club New York City Group on behalf of author John Abbe, one of the organizers of the Longest Climate March. Here comes the Great March for Climate Action ! Since March 1 we ...
|UN Climate Summit: What To Expect and Why it Matters
On September 23, world leaders from government, business, finance and civil society will gather in New York City—at the invitation of the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon—to ...
|350.org launches a global call to action around September’s UN Climate Summit
Today 350.org and its allies launched the People’s Climate Mobilisation web platform as part of a global call to action to coincide with the People’
Handles of State Senators with Twitter Accounts: (Others use bold faced type for their names) Senator Richardo Laura @SenRicardoLara Senator Kevin deLeon @SenatorDeLeon Senator Lou Correa @...
|Fracking Moratorium Fails to Pass CA Senate: Up Again Tomorrow
SB1132, the bill calling for a moratorium on fracking in California is just three votes short of passing in the California State Senate, with four Democrats still abstaining from casting their votes.
|Richard Heinberg: "Visualize Gasoline"
(I am posting this diary for [Richard Heinberg http://www.dailykos.com/user/RichardHeinberg], a Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute . Richard, internationally recognized as a leading Peak Oil ...
|Ca Fracking Moratorium: A little Boat, So Many People
With last night's news regarding the 95% reduction in the amount of recoverable oil in the Monterey, California shale formation (from 3.7 billion barrels to just 0.6 billion barrels), it is ...
|CA Fracking Moratorium Blogathon: SB 1132 in Suspense!
Success in Sacramento this morning! As hundreds of California citizens waited for a chance to speak, California State Senate Bill 1132, calling for a moratorium on fracking, successfully moved ...
|Dirty Energy, Clean Solutions
Hey, Bay Area Kossacks. Just checking in to make sure y'all know about the May 9-11 350BayArea Climate Conference. (I've been helping out with media hoping to fill the seats and we could sure use ...
|Climate Change: Preponderance of the Great
I don't remember how many years it has been since I last hung a calendar on my wall. But this year for some odd reason, I have two. In my foyer, Greenpeace April 2014 features Nick Garbutt's ...
|It's SHOWTIME For Climate Change
“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” Rumi L ess than 40 years from now, a 16-inch rise in sea level ...
|Media For March 15 Don't Frack California Rally
Working on social media and public relations for 350Marin and thought I'd share here my draft press release for others to look at, and possibly work from, to publicize the upcoming rally in ...
|Climate Change 2014: "Team Climate" at Sochi
Yale University's Team Climate has earned a slot on the winner's platform for its success in bringing awareness of how climate change is impacting Winter Olympians to the forefront in numerous US ...
|Climate Change 2014: Big Buckets Elevate Issue in Key Races
Just days after Secretary of State John Kerry's Indonesia speech equated the impacts of climate change with those from weapons of mass destruction, the New York Times reports today that retired ...
|Kerry warns CC is weapon of mass destruction: urges action, slams deniers and fossil industries
The Full mobile version of Secretary of State John Kerry's remarks on climate change today in Jakarta, Indonesia. SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you, Robert. Thank you very, very much. I don’t know. I ...
|2100: New study suggests 7.2F Degree Hike in Temperatures
In a new scientific study by the journal Nature, researchers are predicting that current climate models fall significantly short of accurately predicting rises in global temperatures, which they ...
|Warsaw Walkout: "COP Polluters Talk, We Walk"
Fed Up with it all! Dressed in white shirts, NGOs and members of civil society leave the National Stadium, dropping their badges in box with plans to convene at nearby Nowy Swiat, across the ...
|Warsaw: Iceland Aces Gender Index ... But Mozambique Rules
Anna Pala Sverrisdottir, Iceland’s Director of International and Security Affairs (third from left) and Mozambique’s Deputy Minister of the Environment Ana Chichava (2nd from right) ...
|Warsaw: En Plein Air
An early morning cyclist in the Old Town Market place, which was reconstructed between 1948–1953. Warsaw, Poland. November 18, 2013: From their elevated positions on the podiums at both official ...
|Warsaw: Global Landscape Forum Launches Alongside COP19
WFP's Deputy Executive Director for Hunger Solutions Sheila Sisulu stresses the need for farmers in Africa and India to shift to climate smart agriculture. As climate talks continued at COP19 and ...
|Loss and Damage @Warsaw
The issue of 'loss and damage', which at long last mainstreamed at last year's COP18, is vying for center stage in Warsaw as COP19 participants wrestle with the problems of effectively addressing ...
|Warsaw: Saving the Carbon Market or the Planet?
Sun setting alongside Warsaw Stadium in late afternoon of Day 1 of COP19 Scanning through email early this morning before heading out to COP19 ... From Riseup.net. COP-19 in Warsaw: the ...
|Warsaw COP19: "Swifter, Higher, Stronger"
At the opening plenary for the UNFCCC COP19 in Warsaw, Christiana Figueres heralded the Olympic motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius," the Latin words for "Swifter, Higher, Stronger," as the rallying ...
|Bill McKibben: Hummingbirds: Fires Burning Across History
Bill McKibben is on the road today and asked me to post his diary for him. As the Rim Fire burned out of control in Yosemite this month, the press attention was focused mostly on how it was ...
|Hummingbirds: God Gave them Wings ... And Then Took Away the Sky
When I see my first firefly in 30 years this summer in New York, I am totally unprepared. It appears like a floater, a tiny visual hiccup, as darkness drapes over a humid August day. Behind the ...
|Move Over Shell! Here come the Sunbots!
As news breaks regarding Ecuador's plans to continue desecrating the Amazon Rainforest with drilling in the treasured Yasuni Par k, a crew ...
|Vote Now to Push Climate Change Action To Top of UN Agenda
The World We Want. It's MY WORLD , right? Well, here's your chance to have identify action on climate change as the key priority.
|Let It Blow! Wind Power Swells @ US Farms
from energy.gov Looking for something to smile about this morning? Check out ...
|Food Security: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
from http://www.nlcfpc.org/storage/post-images/food_security.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1343242679524 An unsustainable reliance on fossil fuels is emerging as what might be the proverbial straw ...
|Summerheat: Arrests as 2000+ March to Richmond Climate Justice Rally
Over 2000 showed up in Richmond, CA on Saturday as part of the Summer of Heat to mark the One Year Anniversary of the Chevron Fire. Just returned from the Summer of Heat rally outside Chevron ...
|Hope from Hotspots: Models for Global and Local Climate Change Adaptation
UNEP environmental change hotspots hosted at http://na.unep.net The UNEP Global Environmental Alert Services (GEAS ) this month details the important role satellite imagery plays in measuring the ...
|US Rates High on Climate Risk Index
In a survey of the top 14 metereological record breaking events between 2000 and 2012, the 2011 drought in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana is ranked one of only three events where ...
|Momentum for Change: 'Lighthouse Activities' Signal Hope for Sustainable Urban Develpment
Solar Sister is the only organization in the world formed with the exclusive mission to build an Africa-wide network of women clean energy entrepreneurs. As the primary consumers of household energy,
|BreathingEarth: A Battle Cry!
EthicsAndClimate; Donald A. Brown. Widener University School of Law Scholar In Residence in Sustainable Development Ethics and Law W ith elegant strokes and lofty language, Wu Hongbo, United ...
|400 ppm not enough pressure to prevent collapse of Bonn Talks
Process rather than content is once again front and center at the official UN Climate Talks as disagreement over the official negotiating procedures today closed down discussions of the UNFCCC ...
|Climate Change Dominates Headlines from Sacto to Petersberg to Bangladesh
As California Governor Jerry Brown sounds the alarm today over the rising expenses of dealing with extreme weather events caused by climate change, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in attendance at ...
|Carbon Boom and Bust?
As scientists last week projected atmospheric carbon dioxide is on track to reach 400 parts per million by month end, other news bytes about the noxious GHG percolates across the internets. Some ...
|Sébastien Duyck: Bonn Climate Talks & Battle for Equity
Could the battle for “equity” raging at the climate talks be turned into an enabler for cooperation? No aspect of international climate policy is perhaps more interesting from an ethical ...
|The Daily Tck: Day 1 of Bonn Climate Change Summit
By Joshua Wiese. (I am the Project Director of the Global Call for Climate Action's Adopt a Negotiator and Fresh Air projects. Follow me on twitter at JRWiese .) Monday, April 29 Day 1 of the Bonn ...
|#NOKXL: The 'UnSilent' Spring
Dear Mr. President: I refer often to the Malia-Sasha Horizon , probably because it is such an evocative and powerfully framed concept on the impending and foreseeable impact of climate ...
|#MDGMomentum: 999 Days to meet Millennium Development Goals
The United Nations launched yesterday MDGMomentem, 1000 days of Action with a 1000 hour digital rally to highlight of their accomplishments and the work remaining to address development ...
| Breakthrough in International Climate Talks?
In an unprecedented about face, the world's 49 least developed countries (LDCs) have agreed to binding cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions in a symbolic effort to fast track the UNFCCC ...
|Forward On Climate: From the Paddy Wagon to the Halls of Congress
Unfettered by yesterday's civil disobedience and their arrest as members of the "Forward 48" outside the White House, "jailbirds" 350.org's Bill McKibben and Sierra Club Executive Director Michael ...
|Forward on Climate: Hip Hop Caucus Rev. Yearwood Today
Welcome to Day 2 of Daily Kos' weeklong blogathon "Forward on Climate" in the lead up to a huge Sunday, February 17th rally in Washington, D.C. cosponsored by Bill McKibben of 350.org, the Sierra ...
|Forward on Climate: Day 1
Welcome to Day 1 of Daily Kos' weeklong blogathon "Forward on Climate" in the lead up to a huge Sunday, February 17th rally in Washington, D.C. cosponsored by Bill McKibben of 350.org, the Sierra ...
|Climate Change, The Golden Scarab & The Malia-Sasha Horizon
The term synchronicity is coined by Jung to express a concept that belongs to him. It is about acausal connection of two or more psycho-physic phenomena. This concept was inspired to him by a ...
|"Qatar-strophe' -- Enroute to 4 degree world
The talks are over and Connie Hedegaard and Cristina Figueres are expressing satisfaction with COP18 for "crossing the bridge from the old climate system to a new one" and applauding the adoption of ...
|Loss & Damages @ Doha: Stern: "I will block this! I will shut this down!"
Watch Live As negotiators await the delayed beginning of this morning's final plenary, the US currently stands alone in its adament resistance to the inclusion in the final negotiating text of "...
|Doha: "Sleepwalking towards disaster"
Naderev Saño, the lead negotiator of the Philippines delegation, breaks down halfway through his prepared statement at the COP18 climate talks in Doha on Thursday. Saño was ...
|US balks Over"Rehab" Responsibilities @ COP18||boatsie||12/05/2012||13||29||-||-|
|Bean Counting @ Doha: A Lot More at Stake than Endangered French Truffles
Mon Dieu! Last week, the big shockwaves from Doha's COP18 were revelations about rapid-fire methane release due to the revved up Arctic Meltdown and the threat our warming climate poses to the ...
|Doha Day 2: McKibben pens letter to COP Negotiators
A s Bill McKibben continues on his US #dothemath roadtrip , he joins Nnimmo Bassey & Pablo Solon to pen an Open Letter to leaders and climate negotiators at COP18 in Doha, Qatar, a letter which ...
|#dothemath @Doha: No US COP Out
As 350's spectacularly successful USofA Do The Math tour passes this week through Chicago, Madison, Columbus, Omaha, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, and Boulder, the UN Climate conference - ...
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from this blog?
Set the sticky flag for this diary in the slide rotation:
Set the maximum number of slides to display in the feature:
Recommended by boatsie
- Protests against Shell's plan for Arctic drilling have received global attention. From the actions of kayaktivists around Seattle to Shell's annual stockholder meeting, Shell has been receiving a ...21 comments 49 Recs
- Tears well as a tsunami of emotion rises in me threatening to break through my skin and fill the world. All it takes is a song, a word, a memory - and I rumble like an earthquake down where the deep ...273 comments 294 Recs
- Climate science makes it clear: We need a green transformation of our way of living. This year countries are presenting their plans for how to reduce CO2 emissions, and how to turn into a low carbon ...23 comments 23 Recs
- Would you lie the country into war? Order people tortured to death? Start wars while cutting taxes to the shamefully rich? Continue to trash the planet and fuck over its people? Push policies based ...112 comments 189 Recs
- Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island gave his 20-minute pilot floor speech on climate change in October 2011. But he began his weekly series with a climate change speech in April 2012. Since ...30 comments 82 Recs
- From King 5 news Right now all entranceways to Terminal 5 in the Port of Seattle are blocked in protest of Shell's plans to drill in the Arctic. Hundred of people converged on the terminal ...51 comments 82 Recs
- If you missed David Roberts's disturbing, depressing piece Friday at Vox, it's more than worth a look. It's essential reading. Roberts, until recently one of the mainstays of the award-winning ...108 comments 180 Recs
- Senator Elizabeth Warren has noted that ISDS is a policy in the new TPP, and she, other lawmakers, environmentalists and human right activists object to ISDS for good reasons. The full name of ...49 comments 131 Recs
- Otto Braided Hair of the Northern Cheyenne speaks at a press conference against coal exports in the Pacific Northwest. See Mary Anne Hitt's post .19 comments 71 Recs
- My science fiction novel The Great Symmetry is now out in the world. The intro has a brief description of the book, while the main diary has some philosophy and personal observations. In the ...45 comments 41 Recs