UnNeutral | Why climate loss and damage is tricky to quantify — and even harder to nations to account

Why climate loss and damage is tricky to quantify — and even harder to hold nations to account

Loss is hard to measure. This is probably the hardest part about the climate conversation on who owes what to whom — and how much. How do you place a value on something special? A wild berry that no longer grows in the forest? A glacier that has vanished? The receding beach in front of your grandparents’ old house? It …

UnNeutral | Life after climate change — A view from an eternal optimist

Life after climate change — A view from an eternal optimist

Whenever I try and talk with friends and family about the current #climate ‘predicament’ we’re in, I find myself met with one of two reactions. 1. The artful dodger – their smile slides into a grimace, eyes widen, body tenses, and an urgent call means they “just need to nip outside for a moment”. 2. The defiant defender – whatever …