Citizen Action Monitor

Myth #21: Nate Hagens rebuts claims that “Renewable energy can power THIS civilization”

“The popular myth is that we can somehow swap out the dirty energy with clean energy technology while also continuing to consume at today’s income and GDP levels.” — No … Continue reading

June 30, 2021

“This has been a sledgehammer of a presentation. I’m exhausted.” — Nate’s closing thoughts

“One category, I think, is glaringly missing – How the heck do we live our lives during this Crazy Time? Lastly, an idea I think is essential, is love.” — … Continue reading

June 28, 2021

Hagens’ fourteenth Intervention and Wild Idea: “4-Minute Women” to grow the voices and WISDOM of women

Start with 4-minute speeches by women scientists on the core topics in this video, but branch out to grow the voices, ideas and WISDOM of women. — No 2751 Posted … Continue reading

June 27, 2021

Hagens’ thirteenth Intervention and Wild Idea: “Local social networks” to facilitate COMMUNITY cohesion

Creating local social networks will enable communities in the future will have a higher chance of self-organizing when things get tougher No 2750 Posted by fw, June 27, 2021— “One … Continue reading

June 27, 2021

Hagens’ twelfth Intervention and Wild Idea: “Create a Tribe” for TOMORROW, with its own identifying emoji

A Tribe for TOMORROW, with an emoji, will help people, deeply concerned about our collective future, to find one another. —   No 2749 Posted by fw, June 26, 2021— … Continue reading

June 26, 2021

Hagens’ eleventh Intervention and Wild Idea: “Life Brigade” to PROTECT endangered species

Choose a species of plant or animal, or more than one, and make it part of one’s life’s meaning to PROTECT it.— No 2748 Posted by fw, June 25, 2021— … Continue reading

June 25, 2021

Hagens’ tenth Intervention and Wild Idea: “Life Ethic” to recover a sense of the SACRED in our lives

It should not be that difficult to decide what matters in our culture – all we need is a consistent ethic of life. — No 2747 Posted by fw, June … Continue reading

June 24, 2021

Hagens’ ninth Intervention and Wild Idea: “Civilian Land Corps” at the intersection of EUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, ECOLOGY

What if we allowed for a voluntary year off for 17 to 25 year-olds to work on ecological and community restoration projects? — No 2746 Posted by fw, June 23, … Continue reading

June 23, 2021

Hagens’ eighth Intervention and Wild Idea: “A Cultural Triage” Meet the future halfway — COMPROMISE

The future is going to require a lot of really tough choices – What to save and maintain and what to discard and dump. Be creative. Get started. — No … Continue reading

June 22, 2021

Hagens’ seventh Intervention and Wild Idea: “How Are We?” A project to measure our WELL-BEING

“How Are We?” will collect real data to measure how Americans are doing in terms of Life-Style metrics like health, jobs, meaning, safety, community, etc. No 2744 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

June 21, 2021

Hagens’ sixth Intervention and Wild Idea: UnTax all labor-related taxes; Tax all non-renewable resources

Setting labor-related taxes to zero, while taxing non-renewable resources, will incentivize commodity and service price increases, aligning them with their extraction costs. — No 2743 Posted by fw, June 20, … Continue reading

June 20, 2021

Hagens’ fifth Intervention and Wild Idea: a Council of Contrarians

A Council of Contrarians, made up of diverse, qualified persons, would have negative authority to CENSURE bad ideas. — No 2742 Posted by fw, June 19, 2021— “As our plight … Continue reading

June 19, 2021

Hagens’ fourth Intervention and Wild Idea: a Council of Elders

Tsunamis are coming. The foresight offered by a Council of Elders would position it to advance policies and solutions for a world facing future calamities. — No 2741 Posted by … Continue reading

June 18, 2021

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’ 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