Citizen Action Monitor

I’m discovering that Garrett’s “civilization collapse” message is a tough sell, with no takers so far. How come?

Perhaps an answer of sorts can be found in an exchange of comments I had with two other readers on a popular website. No 2385 Posted by fw, October 17, … Continue reading

October 17, 2018

Tim Garrett responds to 17 questions and criticisms about his research on the consequences of climate change

Question is — Do we have the interest, critical thinking skill, and attention span to understand Garrett’s work?   No 2384 Posted by fw, October 15, 2018 NOTE — To … Continue reading

October 15, 2018

Tim Garrett’s 2006 “aha” moment — How economic currency and energy might be fundamentally linked

“… it was clear that the economy was the root cause of rising CO2 concentrations.” No 2383 Posted by fw, October 14, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts … Continue reading

October 14, 2018

Long-run global economic growth requires continual energy consumption for its sustenance

The problem with accelerating economic growth over time is that CO2 emissions, spiked by climate change, also accelerate, releasing negative feedbacks on economic growth. Round we go in a vicious cycle. … Continue reading

October 12, 2018

No chance of slowing global CO2 levels without incurring collapse of global economy, says Tim Garrett

Yet Canada’s PM Trudeau insists we can grow the economy and protect the environment. Is he wrong? No 2379 Posted by fw, October 10, 2018 NOTE — To access my … Continue reading

October 10, 2018

A fellow physicist finds Tim Garrett’s discoveries “surprising”, “impressive”, “insightful”, and “fascinating”

Garrett’s thesis is “elegant”, his hypothesis testable, and it succeeds! Alas, his work has been misunderstood by many. No 2378 Posted by fw, October 3, 2018 NOTE — To access … Continue reading

October 3, 2018

To alter the climate would demand action by a majority of the world’s population

Prof. questions whether humanity can summon the will to voluntarily induce civilization “decay” in the face of daunting obstacles. No 2377 Posted by fw, October 2, 2018 NOTE — To … Continue reading

October 2, 2018

It’s inevitable civilization will collapse — The more important question is What will this collapse look like?

Since things are already happening rapidly, we are talking about timescales of the next few decades. No 2376 Posted by fw, September 30, 2018 NOTE — To access my other … Continue reading

September 30, 2018

“For CO2 to decline, the global economy will have to collapse” – An explanation for ordinary folks

“It’s hard to imagine how civilization CANNOT be in dire straights during this century,” says physicist Tim Garrett. No 2375 Posted by fw, September 23, 2018 NOTE — To access … Continue reading

September 23, 2018

Despite his dire future prospects for humanity, in 2010 physicist Tim Garrett was taking things in stride

“We’re along for the ride. And we will see what happens. In the meantime, I guess we’re here to enjoy life while we can.” No 2374 Posted by fw, September … Continue reading

September 20, 2018

NO WAY OUT: Civilization caught in a double-bind between global collapse and CO2 levels of 1200 ppm

Absent collapsing the economy, with GDP at zero, emissions can be stabilized only by building the equivalent of one nuke plant per day globally. No 2373 Posted by fw, September … Continue reading

September 18, 2018

ALARMING — Only global economic collapse can stabilize rising CO2 emissions, says atmospheric scientist

Equally alarming – Conserving energy spurs economic growth and more energy use. Is global warming unstoppable? No 2372 Posted by fw, September 16, 2018 NOTE — To access my other … Continue reading

September 16, 2018

Economic mobilization can deliver a victory over the climate crisis, says sustainability expert

Paul Gilding is confident his approach to planning an economic mobilization can eliminate net CO2 emissions by 2030. No 2371 Posted by fw, September 14, 2018 “People engaged in the … Continue reading

September 14, 2018

Atmospheric scientist makes decisive case why renewables will NOT be our salvation

Tim Garrett sees two “really important” problems with a move into renewables. No 2370 Posted by fw, September 9, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related to Dr. … Continue reading

September 9, 2018

How ignorance of the physics of climate science could compromise our very survival

Mainstream media and online environmental sources rarely explain the complicated science of climate change — They keep things simple. No 2369 Posted by fw, September 7, 2018 “It would be … Continue reading

September 7, 2018

Transnational capitalist class control of the media. TCC’s use of private security and mercenaries to protect capital

Increasingly, the demands of transnational capital are overriding the boundaries of sovereign democratic institutions. No 2367 Posted by fw, September 4, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related … Continue reading

September 4, 2018

G30 and Trilateral Commission — Core facilitators of private policy planning for the world

G30 warned governments to comply with global capitalism — Trilateralists discussed removal of Putin. No 2366 Posted by fw, September 3, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related … Continue reading

September 3, 2018

How war and climate-related environmental degradation serve transnational capital class’ interests

The contradiction of TCC, and true crisis of capitalism, is TCC’s lack of concern for humankind. No 2365 Posted by fw, September 1, 2018 NOTE — To access my other … Continue reading

September 1, 2018

Transnational capitalists’ core of 199 elite managers see themselves as “engineers of global capitalism”

They firmly believe that their way of life, devoted to continuing global capitalism, is best for all humankind. No 2364 Posted by fw, August 31, 2018 NOTE — To access … Continue reading

August 31, 2018