The Heatwave of Summer 2022

A student recently told me, when they first read my post on climate change, they found the issue very far away from them. But when the recent heatwave (summer 2022) hits, they realized that climate change might be the defining issue of their generation. Here I share a few articles which may hopeful wake-up more young people. Heatwave in China is the most severe ever recorded in the world China heatwave: scorching temperatures and severe drought – in pictures China’s Heat Wave Is Hitting Its Agricultural Sector Hard A Shocking Visualization of the Heatwave

August 26, 2022 · Xing Shi Cai

The Citizen's Guide to Climate Success by Mark Jaccard

This is a very informative and inspiring book on addressing climate change. It is written by Canadian economist Mark Jaccard, who has advised many regional and national governments on energy policies. The book is freely available online. When people who care enough about humanity look into climate change, it is easy to feel despair. Popular books sounding alarms on climate emergency such as The Uninhabitable Earth and Our Final Warning tell us an apocalyptic future will come soon if there is no dramatic green house gases (GHG) emissions in the next ten years....

July 2, 2021 · Xing Shi Cai

Resources On Climate Change

Over the Christmas holiday of 2020, I tried to bring myself up to speed on climate change. What I have learned made me gravely concerned. It was much much worse than I had thought. In fact, one reason that I decided to go back to work in China is to avoid flying every year to visit my family. This page lists resources which helped me to realize how serious the situation is....

February 11, 2021 · Xing Shi Cai