Earth’s ‘Battery’ Draining Too Fast to Sustain Life .

We have exceeded our planetary boundaries and are in the free-fall stage of this disaster.
For the people of Africa this collapse is already underway, it’s only an “Academic discussion”  in privileged circles predominantly in the Affluent West.

If we don’t reverse this trend, we’ll eventually reach a point where the biomass battery discharges to a level at which Earth can no longer sustain us,” Schramski said.

Sorry to be the ‘Bringer’ of bad news but if you factor in Runaway Abrupt Climate Change and the 10 to 40 year lag between cause and effect you can see that the credit the planet  is living on has Expired.

Professor Guy McPherson and myself will tour NZ in November 2016 talking about the immediate consequences that will unfold as the greatest experiment in the history of our species plays out on the unsuspecting.

Habitat  collapse, Global Economic collapse, Habitat, Food and Water  wars. 450 Nuclear Power Station melt-downs and 1200 spent fuel pool fires.  Welcome to our dystopian future that will very soon be our reality.
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Unless humans slow the destruction of Earth’s declining supply of plant life, civilization like it is now may become completely unsustainable, according to a paper published recently by University of Georgia researchers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

“You can think of the Earth like a battery that has been charged very slowly over billions of years,” said the study’s lead author, John Schramski, an associate professor in UGA’s College of Engineering. “The sun’s energy is stored in plants and fossil fuels, but humans are draining energy much faster than it can be replenished.”  Article in full, continues here:  ‘Earth’s ‘Battery’ Draining Too Fast to Sustain Life‘:

 

Activist, sailor, passionate about the earth. Brace for impact, based on the way the world is being operated and treated. Live every day as precious.

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3 comments on “Earth’s ‘Battery’ Draining Too Fast to Sustain Life .
  1. bill says:

    Sad, it’s come to this parlous and perilous state. Frightening and distressing, we really have done the Planet in this time! 😦

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  2. David Foster says:

    It looks like you are doing some fine work here Kevin. I wish you all the best with your tour.

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Kevin Hester
Kevin Hester is currently living on Rakino Island, a small island in the Hauraki Gulf near Auckland New Zealand, monitoring the unravelling of the biosphere and planning Professor Guy McPherson’s November 2016 NZ and Australian speaking tour which is a follow up to the 2014 speaking tour. The Island has no grid tied electricity or reticulated water. I catch my own water from the roof and generate my electricity from the ample solar radiation on the island.
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