Citizen Action Monitor

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

“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

How is it that humanity has arrived at a path of self-destruction?

It’s past time to think of new ways to approach this existential crisis, says climate policy analyst, David Spratt. No 2531 Posted by fw, October 16, 2019 “Climate change impacts … Continue reading

October 16, 2019

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

Capitalism’s economic growth imperative significantly worsens the existential threat of climate change

Can economic growth end soon enough to prevent climate’s coming threat to civilization? No 2345 Posted by fw, August 6, 2018 “Dr. Richard Nolthenius is a climate scientist that I … Continue reading

August 6, 2018

A little bit of grief can motivate you to take action, but be sure to take a joy break and play – Nate Hagens (44)

It’s when people don’t care that we’re really in trouble. No 2326 Posted by fw, July 2, 2018 To access links to all other posts in this series, click on the … Continue reading

July 2, 2018

Hope or despair? – Your reaction to what’s coming depends on your starting viewpoint – Nate Hagens (43)

For those just learning about coming existential threats, feelings of despair are likely but can be tempered by much to be hopeful about. No 2325 Posted by fw, July 2, … Continue reading

July 2, 2018

As biological creatures with finite lifespans, we care more about Now than the Future – Nate Hagens (11)

That’s a problem because most of our societal, cultural, environmental challenges are in the Future. No 2294 Posted by fw, June 9, 2018 To access links to all other posts … Continue reading

June 9, 2018

“Humans on collision course with natural world,” warn 20,000 scientists

“Urgent measures necessary to avoid disaster” – We didn’t listen before, why should this time be any different? No 2179 Posted by fw, March 11, 2018 “The first notice started … Continue reading

March 11, 2018