Welcome to For Our Grandchildren
We hope you will examine the Good News Stories that we collect from around the world so you can see what is possible. We hope you will look at the Bad News Stories that may outrage you into taking action. But most of all we want to guide you to some actions that you can take to make a difference.
Good News Stories
Links to stories from around the world that reflect the progress that is being made in concrete actions to address the climate crisis.
Bad News Stories
Links to news stories from around the world that show outrageous decisions by governments and dreadful results resulting from the climate crisis.
Earth losing roughly 1% to 2% of its insects annually
Climate change, insecticides, herbicides, light pollution, invasive species and changes in agriculture and land use are causing Earth to lose probably 1 per cent to 2 per cent of its insects each year.
Top scientists warn of 'ghastly future of mass extinction'
People still haven’t grasped the urgency of the biodiversity and climate crises. The planet is facing a “ghastly future of mass extinction, declining health and climate-disruption upheavals” that threaten human survival because of ignorance and inaction.
2020 Ties 2016 for Hottest Year on Record
Last year tied 2016 for hottest on record, further accelerating the melting of the Arctic region and fuelling a spate of deadly droughts, heat waves, and wildfires around the world. And this surge in warmth occurred despite the cooling presence of La Niña.
Climate crisis could create 63 million migrants in South Asia by 2050
The growing impacts of the climate crisis have already pushed more than 18 million people to migrate within South Asian countries, but that could more than triple if global warming continues on its current path.
12 Major Impacts of Climate Change in 2020
The World Meteorological Organization provisional report for 2020, shows that climate change continued its relentless march in 2020. The summary here gives a short description of 12 impacts.