Citizen Action Monitor

“Humans didn’t evolve to see and understand reality in the true sense”

“But why would evolution produce creatures that can’t recognize the truth?” No 2508 Posted by fw, August 20, 2019 To access links to other posts by Nate Hagens about The … Continue reading

August 20, 2019

Dopamine isn’t “bad”; it’s our culture’s high-stimulation temptations that we must be wary of

The problem is a glut of our culture’s trivial pursuits have the potential to overwhelm life-enriching ventures and harm the environment. No 2507 Posted by fw, August 18, 2019 To … Continue reading

August 18, 2019

How dopamine complicates our efforts to transition to sustainable energy and economic pathways

Dopamine, the brain’s chemical messenger, drives our relentless, consumptive, “wanting” behavior. No 2506 Posted by fw, August 17, 2019 To access links to other posts by Nate Hagens about The … Continue reading

August 17, 2019

Green growth is not the solution to the climate crisis – So how come world leaders keep promoting it?

Leaders embrace IPCC’s 2018 proposed techno-fixes that promise to cut emissions even as economies grow. No 2505 Posted by fw, August 14, 2019 “You may have missed it, but a … Continue reading

August 14, 2019

We’re headed for an increasingly complex, lower quality energy system, says Dr. Nate Hagens

The bad news – Few are planning for a world with a smaller energy footprint, with far fewer benefits No 2504 Posted by fw, August 12, 2019 To access links … Continue reading

August 12, 2019

Not only is the US not a functioning democracy, it’s not a democracy in any meaningful sense of the word

“… there is no way to a decent future without a protracted and massive, death-defying popular uprising,” says Paul Street. No 2503 Posted by fw, August 10, 2019 “The United … Continue reading

August 10, 2019

From fossil fuels to renewables – Dr. Nate Hagens’ “informed reality” of the daunting challenge ahead

Promises of 100% renewables by 2050 misrepresent the reality of current fossil fuel energy facts, says Hagens. No 2502 Posted by fw, August 7, 2019 To access links to other … Continue reading

August 7, 2019

The nature of our human predicament told in 34 videos uploaded to You Tube by Dr. Nate Hagens

Available here — An organized list of Hagens’ embedded videos for easy access and viewing. No 2501 Posted by fw, August 6, 2019 To access links to other posts by … Continue reading

August 6, 2019

Evidence over past 12 months suggests climate change impacts are accelerating in frequency and intensity

Are recent record-setting, global weather events warning signs that we are running out of time to take action? No 2500 Posted by fw, August 4, 2019 “The idea of climate … Continue reading

August 4, 2019

Humanity’s explosive rise in fossil carbon burning threatens to blast us off the climate cliff

Charts don’t lie — Climate-damaging energy use is not just rising, it’s outpacing clean, green, climate-safe alternatives. No 2499 Posted by fw, August 2, 2019 “Despite decades of promises to … Continue reading

August 2, 2019

PATH TO COLLAPSE? — UN Member States call for “more economic growth,” not post-growth or degrowth

As GDP continues to rise, so too will greenhouse gas emissions, leading inevitably to COLLAPSE. No 2498 Posted by fw, July 30, 2019 “At the UN’s 2019 High Level Political … Continue reading

July 30, 2019

To divert attention from truth, US media spin heartbreaking stories as uplifting tales of caring Americans

These stories are part of media trend to portray dire conditions of life in America as “feel good” news. No 2497 Posted by fw, July 29, 2019 “THIS IS AWESOME!” … Continue reading

July 29, 2019

The Mueller hearing confirms that Americans are living in a fact-free, post-truth era

Both parties filter Mueller’s testimony through their own ideological frames of reference, and viewers’ choice of news source determines the “facts” they get. No 2496 Posted by fw, July 27, … Continue reading

July 27, 2019

Future heat waves could expose millions of Americans to unprecedented heath risks, says alarming new report

Climate scientist Michael Mann discusses the increasing frequency and severity of heat waves. No 2495 Posted by fw, July 26, 2019 “This summer, the climate news cycle has been dominated … Continue reading

July 26, 2019

Defiant activist Dimitri Lascaris shouts down speech by Liberal’s pro-Israel Transport Minister

“How do you sleep at night? Have you no conscience? Shame on you?” Watch video of Lascaris repeatedly rebuking Marc Garneau. No 2494 Posted by fw, July 22, 2019 [Addressing … Continue reading

July 22, 2019

The Canary, Britain’s newest alternative online news site, fearlessly goes after The Guardian and BBC

Watch Chris Hedges interview with The Canary’s daring Editor in Chief, Kerry-Anne Mendoza. No 2493 Posted by fw, July 21, 2019 “How we got to this point – and worse, … Continue reading

July 21, 2019

Tree-planting study “fraught with unanswered questions and serious red flags”

The mass use of trees is no miracle cure for climate change; it’s a scheme to avoid system change and extend our addictive overconsumption. No 2492 Posted by fw, July … Continue reading

July 20, 2019

Tree-planting study that’s being promoted as “best climate change solution available” has serious flaws

Critic of study says “… we must not fall for illusions about how many billions of tons of CO2 tree-planting will take out of the atmosphere.”  No 2491 Posted by … Continue reading

July 19, 2019

UN’s Human Rights Commissioner’s biased report gives boost to Ottawa’s efforts to overthrow Maduro

Trudeau, Freeland and Canada’s former Venezuelan ambassador met with Michelle Bachelet, partisan author of the report. No 2490 Posted by fw, July 15, 2019 “As part of their effort to … Continue reading

July 15, 2019