Citizen Action Monitor

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

Think about it — No natural resource energy stocks are renewable on human time scales – Nate Hagens (3)

But we consume these geologic stocks like they are inexhaustible energy flows such as rivers, rain, sunlight, wind. No 2227 Posted by fw, June 1, 2018 To access links to … Continue reading

June 1, 2018

Most people don’t know that EVERY societal good and service requires an energy input – Nate Hagens (2)

Think about it — Every good/service produced, packaged, acquired, consumed, by every person on the planet, requires energy. No 2226 Posted by fw, May 31, 2018 To access links to … Continue reading

May 31, 2018

Everything’s going wild, people don’t agree on what to do, are not highly motivated to act – Nate Hagens (1)

Hagens is going to tell us a story, a story that is complex, threatening, scary, abstract, and in the future. No 2225 Posted by fw, May 30, 2018 To access … Continue reading

May 30, 2018

What does it mean to say “We’ll muddle through” this crisis? It means the rich live, the poor die

The problem with carbon is that it’s pervasive, “in every single facet of our daily lives” – there is no quick fix. No 1960 Posted by fw, May 18, 2017 “The … Continue reading

May 18, 2017