Citizen Action Monitor

When it comes to fully explaining the global predicament we’re facing, the story is totally inaccurate

Our focus on climate change as the main problem has diverted our attention from significant other resource and environmental problems. No 2472 Posted by fw, May 10, 2019 “The climate … Continue reading

May 10, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez’ vision of a Green New Deal is futile if it’s executed within a capitalist system

Any movement that doesn’t confront the power and wealth of the ruling elites will be undermined and eventually destroyed. No 2471 Posted by fw, May 9, 2019 “A Green New … Continue reading

May 9, 2019

Greta Thunberg’s moving full speech to UK Parliament — She is one amazing person

“You lied to us. You gave us false hope. You told us that the future was something to look forward to.” No 2466 Posted by fw, April 29, 2019 Below … Continue reading

April 29, 2019

Collapse — The time to act has passed, the harm is done, we are beyond hope

“A myth that many uninformed people hold is that biospheric health will quickly bounce back after we get our act together.” No 2464 Posted by fw, April 25, 2019 “Anyone … Continue reading

April 25, 2019

“Holy shit we’re about to die and we better do something fast.”

“If a giant oak tree is about to collapse on to your little house, you don’t say that you are at risk of a housing change.” No 2457 Posted by … Continue reading

April 14, 2019

Beware the integration of the Green New Deal with its hidden, tangled ties to UN Agenda 21

Bottom line, the environmental movement worldwide has been co-opted by the Agenda 21 plan. No 2456 Posted by fw, April 7, 2019 “Seemingly overnight, the Green New Deal has arrived. Given … Continue reading

April 7, 2019

The dream of switching from gas-powered to electric vehicles is just that – a dream

Compared with gas-driven cars, battery-driven electric cars currently face practical limits on their utility. No 2455 Posted by fw, April 4, 2019 “… the dream of switching from petroleum-powered vehicles … Continue reading

April 4, 2019

The Green Deal Movement is hopium, based on a naïve belief we can overcome planetary overshoot    

The biggest failing of the Movement is it demands an entirely misplaced faith in government. No 2447 Posted by fw, March 7, 2019 “Reducing our problem to climate change, then … Continue reading

March 7, 2019

“The Green New Deal is a hollow slogan and grab-bag of demands” — WSWS

It is meant to divert the growing struggle of the working class into the dead end of the Democratic Party. No 2446 Posted by fw, March 6, 2019 “Last month, … Continue reading

March 6, 2019

“We have failed to heed the warnings and there is no rescue team on the way,” says Dahr Jamail

Even if we stopped all carbon emissions today, 3°C of warming is already baked into the system. No 2439 Posted by fw, February 24, 2019 “Well, it is why I … Continue reading

February 24, 2019

Humanity’s climate predicament – Most of us don’t know what we don’t know

Can Rob Mielcarski, schooled in the laws of thermodynamics and other physics stuff, help us to open our minds to what we don’t know? No 2436 Posted by fw, February … Continue reading

February 18, 2019

What the Green New Deal and other Good News fantasies do not explain about our climate predicament

“It’s a really good idea for citizens to understand that geology, biology, and thermodynamics caused our predicament.”   No 2435 Posted by fw, February 17, 2019 “… given that most are not … Continue reading

February 17, 2019

“It’s a fantasy to believe we can transition completely off fossil fuels in the reasonably near future”

Even the best-case scenarios show us heading for 3°C of warming and far worse by 2100, says Dahr Jamail. No 2422 Posted by fw, January 23, 2019 “My research also … Continue reading

January 23, 2019

Current rate of ocean warming equivalent to five Hiroshima atomic bombs exploding every second.

Potential consequences of record ocean warming are catastrophic, says professor of thermal sciences. No 2420 Posted by fw, January 19, 2019 “So oceans are key, and they are telling us … Continue reading

January 19, 2019

Climate change may not pose imminent threat, but we should still be concerned, says mental health therapist

With eventual realization that there’s no way out, rising social anger and violent backlash could collapse global economy and human civilization itself. No 2417 Posted by fw, January 15, 2019 … Continue reading

January 15, 2019

Environmental organization’s optimism not supported by hard evidence

Ironically, Climate “Reality’s” five things for staying optimistic are not based on frightening “reality” of climate change research evidence. No 2416 Posted by fw, January 13, 2019 “Even as scientists … Continue reading

January 13, 2019

In this climate crisis, despair may touch us, but it can’t hold us – Because we love, therefore we hope

We’ve never had a fight quite like this, against an enemy that both opposes us and is us, with no clear hope of winning. No 2412 Posted by fw, January … Continue reading

January 7, 2019

Climate crisis — It’s not just that we’re not doing enough, we’re making things far worse, far faster

Seven indicators reveal how we’re making things worse – And the “we” includes all of us. No 2409 Posted by fw, January 4, 2019 “The secretary general of the United … Continue reading

January 4, 2019

Tim Garrett – List of titles of 64 climate-related articles either by Garrett or by others about his work

 Garrett authored 42 of the articles, 4 more were transcripts of radio interviews with him, and 18 were articles by others about his research. No 2403 Posted by fw, December … Continue reading

December 8, 2018