Citizen Action Monitor

“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

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

Guelph University Prof questions decision to rush vaccines to treat COVID-19 virus

The vaccines were rushed into use in less than a year while still in Phase 3 clinical trials and without peer-reviewed findings. — No 2721 Posted by fw, March 19, … Continue reading

March 19, 2021

We risk unleashing a “global catastrophe without equal” — Read Dr. Bossche’s letter to WHO

“In this agonizing letter I put all of my reputation and credibility at stake: It is of utmost urgency. Do open the debate. By all means: turn the tide!” — … Continue reading

March 15, 2021

BREAKING – Vaccine research expert calls for immediate halt to global vaccinations

“We’re turning a relatively harmless virus into a bioweapon of mass destruction,” claims Dr. Geert Vanden Bossche. –- No 2719 Posted by fw, March 14, 2021 — Synopsis “Geert Vanden … Continue reading

March 14, 2021

Just how bad will future environmental conditions get? In a word, “ghastly!”

We are underestimating the urgency and scale of the threats to Earth’s life-support systems, warns new report. — No 2710 Posted by fw, February 19, 2021 “We report three major … Continue reading

February 19, 2021

If humanity’s critical planetary overshoot is not corrected deliberately, nature will impose a chaotic implosion

“If we wish civilization to continue, human beings must learn to live more equitably, well within the means of nature” – William Rees. — No 2709 Posted by fw, February … Continue reading

February 14, 2021

Despite repeated warnings by climatologists, we continue to risk catastrophe for billions

Canadian scientist William Rees explains why we have repeatedly failed to achieve sustainability. — No 2708 Posted by fw, February 09, 2021— “For decades, our best science has suggested that … Continue reading

February 9, 2021

Climate reality checklist of 20 critical understandings, observations and insights, by Breakthrough, Australia

Draws together current climate research from around the world to help inform and guide the stark choices that now stand before us. —– No 2694 Posted by fw, December 25, … Continue reading

December 25, 2020

“We’re stuck,” tweets Tim Garrett. To put it bluntly, we won’t do what is necessary to save ourselves

Eight years ago Kevin Anderson warned “any contextual interpretation of the science demonstrates that the threshold of 2°C is no longer viable.” — No 2691 Posted by fw, December 8, … Continue reading

December 8, 2020

“The climate crisis is a sure path to extinction, and the unthinkable has already begun,” says LeftyMathProf…

… “I’m estimating 2025, point of no return; 2030, famine; 2035 barbarism; 2040 human extinction.” — No 2690 Posted by fw, December 6, 2020 “We need a revolution soon, but … Continue reading

December 6, 2020

Everything you need to know about face masks

CBC Marketplace tested over 20 different masks — Shows us best masks to wear, masks to avoid. — No 2683 Posted by fw, November 14, 2020 — “Months into the … Continue reading

November 14, 2020

“I can’t foresee any of the vaccine candidates offering a lifetime immunity,” says Canadian epidemiologist

COVID will mutate, requiring different vaccine formulations and probably boosters throughout our lifetime. —– No 2676 Posted by fw, October 30, 2020 — “First of all, in the general population … Continue reading

October 30, 2020

Strong evidence points to world’s first credible case of COVID-19 re-infection

One expert urges caution – It’s very hard to make any strong inference from a single observation. — No 2655 Posted by fw, August 24, 2020 — “A man in … Continue reading

August 24, 2020

“We’ll have over 90 or 95% reduction of population by 2100 based on loss of energy” – Jack Alpert

“Self-admittedly, Jack has a very dark view of the future, but it’s worth thinking about.” – James Howard Kunstler. — No 2653 Posted by fw, August 17, 2020 — “You’ve … Continue reading

August 17, 2020

Transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables will be like going on an energy crash diet: Stan Cox explains

If fossil fuels are rapidly cut in the transition renewables, the pool of energy will shrink, and so will our economic growth. No 2644 Posted by fw, July 20, 2020 … Continue reading

July 20, 2020

“Clouds will determine humanity’s fate,” suggests new body of research evidence

Growing evidence indicates the net effect of clouds is to increase warming, which, if confirmed, increases the urgency to reduce emissions as quickly as possible. No 2634 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

June 16, 2020