Citizen Action Monitor

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

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