Citizen Action Monitor

With the age of cheap oil gone forever, Italians are poorer today than they were 50 years ago

Ugo Bardi tells why he is selling the house his parents built and where he has lived for over 50 years. No 2463 Posted by fw, April 22, 2019 “Let … Continue reading

April 22, 2019

Scientist profiles Trump’s steadfast followers — Reasons for support border on pathological

How Trump panders to and manipulates the baser instincts and psychoneurological vulnerabilities of his supporters. No 2461 Posted by fw, April 19, 2019 “Whether we want to or not, we … Continue reading

April 19, 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

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

Everyone’s talking about the Green New Deal, but no one can fully explain what it is, says critic Stan Cox

Audacious Green New Dealers are promising prosperity and sustainability through growth, without asking where the energy to fuel that growth will come from. No 2419 Posted by fw, January 17, … Continue reading

January 17, 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

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

Tim Garrett – Full text in one file of ALL articles by Garrett, and not posted on my website

The purpose of this large file is to facilitate keyword searching in one place of articles by Garrett. No 2402 Posted by fw, December 7, 2018 NOTE — To access … Continue reading

December 7, 2018

Tim Garrett – Full text in one file of ALL articles posted on my website by Garrett or about Garrett by others

The purpose of this large file is to facilitate keyword searching in one place of all Garrett articles on my website. No 2401 Posted by fw, December 6, 2018 NOTE … Continue reading

December 6, 2018

Account of my spat with an editor and climate specialist over Tim Garrett’s controversial research findings

While I actively promote Garrett’s research results, my rival worries Garrett will “immobilize” those seeking solutions.    No 2398 Posted by fw, November 27, 2018 NOTE — To access my … Continue reading

November 27, 2018

In an 888-word article, Tim Garrett explains why the global economy must collapse

And if, after reading his article, you had difficulty understanding Garrett’s chain of reasoning, you’re not alone. No 2394 Posted by fw, November 12, 2018 NOTE — To access my … Continue reading

November 12, 2018

Tim Garrett warns — Energy efficiency gains will do the opposite of what economists claim they will do

As energy efficiency increases, civilization grows faster, consumes more resources faster, grows the economy: The bad news — Energy consumption and CO2 emissions accelerate. No 2393 Posted by fw, November … Continue reading

November 9, 2018

Tim Garrett — Affect of Arctic Clouds on Climate; Collapse of Civilization; and Picking Tim’s Brain

Transcript of a wide-ranging, 50-minute interview with this atmospheric physicist who says — among many other things — solar and wind enable us “to further rape the environment”. No 2392 … Continue reading

November 8, 2018

Reality ain’t what it used to be, it’s worse — Former biologist cum Sci-Fi author on the IPCC report

We’re still hurtling towards the cliff. If the US doesn’t self-destruct, Peter Watts sees The Donald as Canada’s saviour. Is he kidding? No 2391 Posted by fw, October 31, 2018 … Continue reading

October 31, 2018

The amount of energy our global civilization of 7.5 billion consumes daily is 18,000,000,000,000 Watts

18 TRILLION! That’s huge. Beyond comprehension. What’s more astonishing is that in just 30 years we’ll double that rate of energy consumption. No 2387 Posted by fw, October 24, 2018 … Continue reading

October 24, 2018

Tim Garrett’s thinking prompts science writer to ask: “Is it possible for us to reduce our carbon emissions?”

Writer Hannah Waters acknowledges the formidable challenges ahead, but insists “We cannot just give up.” No 2386 Posted by fw, October 21, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts … Continue reading

October 21, 2018

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