Citizen Action Monitor

Hagens’ third Intervention and Wild Idea: Sensemaking diplomats

“We need collective sensemaking as a prerequisite toward collective coordination and action.” –— No 2740 Posted by fw, June 17, 2021 — “There is a distinction between information and how … Continue reading

June 17, 2021

Hagens’ second Intervention and Wild Idea: Pro-future Exponential Information Technology

Information has been weaponized: Changing how we access and share information can progressively enhance the quality of life for all, and change global governance. — No 2739 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

June 14, 2021

Hagens unveils his first Intervention and Wild Idea: “Energy Appreciation Day”

We’re energy blind, says Hagens; It’s past time to pull back the energy blindfolds of our cultural situation. — No 2738 Posted by fw, June 13, 2021 — In the … Continue reading

June 13, 2021

The highest risks humanity will face in the coming decades will be how we manage the carbon pulse

But in the next decade we’ll face multiple other risks much higher on politicians’ and citizens’ agendas than climate change No 2737 Posted by fw, June 11, 2021 “On Earth … Continue reading

June 11, 2021

“WE ARE DOOMED” is Nate Hagens’ #1 Myth on his list of 33 myths about where we’re headed

Fixed, biased personal viewpoints like this, says Hagens, are subverting interpersonal communications about the future. — No 2736 Posted by fw, June 7, 2021 Paraphrasing Dr. Hagens, here is my … Continue reading

June 7, 2021

Is the National Observer intentionally ignoring reports by/about leading climate scientists?

Why has Observer reporter not responded to my email promoting work of Dr. Nate Hagens? — No 2735 Posted by fw, June 6, 2021 — On May 31, I sent … Continue reading

June 6, 2021

We live in a world of islands of expertise separated by oceans of misinformation and confusion

“Collective coordination of our upcoming challenges will not be possible without first having collective sense-making”: Nate Hagens — No 2734 Posted by fw, June 5, 2021 — “I think we’ve … Continue reading

June 5, 2021

Sign petition to demand Trudeau Cabinet overrule CRTC decision to hike Internet rates

CRTC decision condemns Canadians to decades more of Big Telecom’s price gouging. — No 2733 Posted by fw, June 3, 2021 — Below is my repost of OpenMedia’s report of … Continue reading

June 3, 2021

COLLAPSE! — Think of collapse as a drastic and chaotic reduction in energy and resource use

“… my fundamentally conservative core requires a default position that collapse is the most likely outcome,” says physicist Tom Murphy. — No 2732 Posted by fw, May 21, 2021— “The … Continue reading

May 21, 2021

Biden believes economic sanctions against China and Russia can bring down their governments

  So says renowned US economist Michael Hudson in an interview about his new book titled “Super Imperialism.” — No 2731 Posted by fw, May 16, 2021— “The United States … Continue reading

May 16, 2021

Mr. Fish’s cartoons drive a spike through the heart of Israeli’s ethnic cleansing of Palestinians

The ethnic cleansing of Palestinians to ensure Jewish demographic majority remains a state-run project. — No 2730 Posted by fw, May 14, 2021—   Mr. Fish, a.k.a. Dwayne Booth, is … Continue reading

May 14, 2021

The wrong question is: How can we keep our current lifestyles if we get off fossil fuels?

The right question is: How can we adapt our lifestyles when our ambitions are checked by planetary limits? — No 2729 Posted by fw, May 10, 2021— “This book may … Continue reading

May 10, 2021

Don’t be fooled by Joe Biden. He’s no FDR, as two NYT journalists would have you believe

His promises have no more weight than those peddled by Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. — No 2728 Posted by fw, May 9, 2021— “Don’t be fooled by Joe Biden. … Continue reading

May 9, 2021

“Our actions are more systematically directed at accelerating destruction…” says Tom Murphy

We are ill-equipped to appreciate the abnormality of our time, incapable of picturing what a long-term “normal” must look like. — No 2727 Posted by fw, May 6, 2021 “Recent … Continue reading

May 6, 2021

Our rapid ascent in energy and resource use has distorted our view of “normal”

The new reality warns we are on a collision course with Earth’s finite limits —– No 2726 Posted by fw, May 3, 2021 — “The delirious ascent in energy and … Continue reading

May 3, 2021

Physics tells us that the era of past growth is a temporary phase, not an enduring, sustainable “new normal.”

Our presumption that we are clever enough to avoid the consequences of our violations of natural law will be our undoing. — No 2725 Posted by fw, April 30, 2021 … Continue reading

April 30, 2021

COLLAPSE BY 2050? — By the year 2050, humanity will experience a self-inflicted global collapse

Inevitably, Earth’s remaining, globally available, nonrenewable natural resources will be insufficient to support our industrial existence, claims Chris Clugston. – Inevitably, Earth’s remaining, globally available, nonrenewable natural resources will be … Continue reading

April 22, 2021

350 Canada’s “Climate Science Basics” fail the acid test of science reporting excellence

Its climate crisis assertions border on the fraudulent; they’re “misleading, overly simplistic, and sometimes, factually false.” — No 2723 Posted by fw, April 16, 2021 — On Wednesday April 7, … Continue reading

April 16, 2021

Sir David Attenborough issues a stern warning to Earthlings in his new documentary film

Physicist Tom Murphy finds much to agree with in his review of the film: “We would keep consuming the earth until we had used it up.” No 2722 Posted by … Continue reading

March 31, 2021