2017 Freedom of Thought report

Freedom Of Thought report

Each year the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) issues an updated version of their Freedom of Though report. The latest edition is now available. What exactly does the term “Freedom of Thought” mean? The right to freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief protects the individual conscience of every human being. This right was first stated … Read more2017 Freedom of Thought report

New UN Emissions Gap report – We must do far more

UN Emissions Gap Report

In yesterday’s posting about the new WGO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin that highlights where we stand with measurements of the Climate Change inducing greenhouse gas emissions, the big highlight is that the rate at which CO2 is increasing has accelerated. This insight quite naturally feeds into the topic for today – the latest 2017 UN Emissions Gap … Read moreNew UN Emissions Gap report – We must do far more

Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report – #climate

Climate Science Special Report

There are media stories of a looming showdown between political lunacy and scientific fact. This is specifically portrayed as a political tussle over the latest Climate Science Special Report. This report is a new very comprehensive scientific report on Climate Change that has been formally approved by the scientific community and now awaits approval from … Read moreScientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report – #climate

The seven countries where the state can execute you for being atheist

The International Humanist and Ethical Union, a group that represents and seeks to protect non-religious people, has presented a report to the United Nations that details laws and practices around the world that punish or restrict atheism. You can see the map below, it is all the obvious candidates and quite clearly illustrates that the big problem … Read moreThe seven countries where the state can execute you for being atheist