Information about climate change in Finnish and Swedish:
Ilmasto-opas – Ilmatieteen laitos (IL), Suomen ympäristökeskus (SYKE) ja Aalto-yliopiston Yhdyskuntasuunnittelun tutkimus- ja koulutuskeskus (YTK) joined together to collect practical, scientific and reliable information about climate change.
Ilmastotieto – Private web page of few citizens who are interested in climate change.
Information in English:
NASA Key Indicators – NASA’s key indicators
NASA Scientific Consensus – NASA presents the scientific consensus on human caused global warming. According to a study, 97% of researchers acknowledge the dominant role of humans behind climate change.
Unburnable Carbon -esitys – Carbon Tracker Initiative has calculated that 80% of the current fossil fuel reserves are unburnable.
350.org campaign resources:
You might also want to check the following publications:
Unburnable Carbon by Carbon Tracker Initiative
“All of the proven reserves owned by private and public companies and governments are equivalent to 2,795 GtCO2
Fossil fuel reserves owned by the top 100 listed coal and top 100 listed oil and gas companies represent total emissions of 745GtCO2
Only 20% of the total reserves can be burned unabated, leaving up to 80% of assets technically unburnable”
Financing the global sharing economy
“A report by Share The World’s Resources demonstrates how governments could mobilise over $2.8 trillion each year to bolster the global sharing economy and prevent life-threatening deprivation, reverse austerity measures and mitigate the human impacts of climate change.
10 policies to finance the global sharing economy
1. Tax financial speculation
2. End fossil fuel & biofuel subsidies
3. Divert military spending
4. Stop tax avoidance
5. Increase international aid
6. End support for agribusiness
7. Redistribute IMF resources
8. Tax carbon emissions
9. Cancel unjust debt
10. Protect import tariffs”
“In 2009, a group of 28 internationally renowned scientists identified and quantified a set of nine planetary boundaries within which humanity can continue to develop and thrive for generations to come. Crossing these boundaries could generate abrupt or irreversible environmental changes. Respecting the boundaries reduces the risks to human society of crossing these thresholds.”
Living Planet Report
“The Living Planet Report is the world’s leading, science-based analysis on the health of our only planet and the impact of human activity. Its key finding? Humanity’s demands exceed our planet’s capacity to sustain us. That is, we ask for more than what we have. The latest edition of the Living Planet Report was released in May 2012. You can read all about its findings in the links on the left, or click on the link and download the full report.”