I'm in Kiev for a project and followed others to the Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum today. Only later did we understand why we got in for free - it's exactly 31 years ago that there was a steam explosion in reactor no. 4, resulting in the fire that lasted for 9 days, bellowing radioactive debris into the atmosphere.
Report released this week in Berlin, the world can be free from fossil fuel and nuclear power use before 2050:
http://www.rcinet.ca/eye-on-the-arctic/2019/04/12/renewable-energy-global-study-transition-100/ and https://twitter.com/EWGnetwork/status/1116646486622769152 .
In rain and cold an estimated 40 000 people participated in the klimaatmars in Amsterdam today. I made a board inspired by Douglas Adams, author of the "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy", in which planet Earth gets demolished to make way for a space highway. I like this sentence a) because I love potatoes, and b) because i.m.o. it reflects the idea of looking for more radical solutions to the complex issues we're facing.