Category Archives: Pat Mooney

Moratorium on Geoengineering Experiments

The 193 members of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Nagoya, Japan, agreed on a de facto moratorium on geoengineering projects and experiments. Pat Mooney (Canada, RLA 1985) had initiated the Hands Off Mother Earth (H.O.M.E) campaign with the aim of such a moratorium. He stated: “This decision clearly places the governance of […]

Pat Mooney (Canada, RLA 1985) on geo-engineering

Representatives of nearly 200 countries are gathered in Nagoya, Japan, from October 18-29, to agree on targets to fight the destruction of forests, rivers and coral reefs. The UN names climate change as the major cause for the rapid losses in nature. Some countries spend billions of dollars on geo-engineering projects to curb climate change. […]

Pat Mooney (Canada, RLA 1985)

Pat Mooney met the German Environment Secretary, Norbert Röttgen in Düsseldorf, Germany, in a run-up to the 30th Anniversary Conference in Bonn. They both talked about their views and ideas for the ecological future of our planet. Pat Mooney emphasized especially the dangers of geo-engineering, Mr. Röttgen promised to look deeper into the subject and […]