Survivable IPCC projections based on science fiction.

“In the latest ‘Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 5th Assessment Report’ (IPCC AR5), there have been published a selection of ‘Representative Concentration Pathways’ (RCP’s).
Dr Matt Watson, from the school of earth Sciences at the University of Bristol (UK), made this point strongly at a recent meeting at the Royal Society in London:“Why are we doing this? Why are we doing this research? This is why, this is the latest projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and the alarming thing is that these two scenarios [RCP 2.6 and RCP 4.5] both include negative emissions technology. So, there is geoengineering, of the flavour of carbon dioxide removal, in the best case scenarios.”
“The very, very alarming thing for us is that we are on this path here, that is RCP 8.5. We are slap bang on this trajectory and this puts us in a very different place in our children’s lifetime.”
All hope of maintaining a liveable planet has been gambled on negative emissions technology that simply does not exist. In fact it is “Fantasy Technology” that they hope will be invented sometime in the future.
Nick Breeze recorded this seminal presentation that is a must watch if you want to understand the horrendous gamble that the dominant culture has taken with all complex life on the planet; Survivable IPCC projections based on science fiction.
More posts by Nick Breeze: http://envisionation.co.uk

We have crossed a multitude of “Tipping Points” and the IPCC has gambled everything on little more than science fiction.
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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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5 comments on “Survivable IPCC projections based on science fiction.
  1. bill says:

    Reblogged to Nature bats last forum.

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  2. Kevin Hester says:

    Excellent interview on Radio Ecoshock on this subject;
    [audio src="http://www.ecoshock.net/downloads/ES_TFriedrich.mp3" /]

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  3. Reblogged this on Move for Change and the Brooklyn Culture Jam and commented:
    It amuses me (as it must amuse Kevin Hester) that the climate denialists disparage the IPCC as some ‘liberal’ source of information too quick to announce bad tidings. In fact, the science in the fifth assessment is quite clear–there’s no survivable climate scenario absent geoengineering we haven’t invented yet. Clock is ticking. Brace for impact.

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  4. Kevin Hester says:

    Professor Guy McPherson discusses the role of the IPCC.

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  5. Kevin Hester says:

    “Coal on limited lifespan as CCS hopes go up in smoke
    By Giles Parkinson on 29 June 2017

    The coal industry is facing a new crisis point as a group of leading scientists call for the construction of new coal generators to cease within three years, and as the industry’s flagship “clean coal” and carbon capture and storage project went up in smoke in the US.”

    “As reported elsewhere on this web site, the US energy utility Southern Co finally gave up on its much-vaunted Kemper coal gasification and CCS project, after costs soared from $US1.8 billion to more than $US7.5 billion ($A10 billion), and it realised it wasn’t going to work.”

    http://reneweconomy.com.au/coal-limited-lifespan-ccs-hopes-go-smoke-11013/#undefined.gbpl

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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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