Dahr Jamail interview on his latest book “The End of Ice”,on Nature Bats Last.

The End of Ice

“He is a superb journalist, in the most honorable tradition of that craft.” -Howard Zinn.

Nature Bats Last welcomes Dahr back to the show to discuss “The End of Ice” and the planetary implications of the collapse of the cryosphere.

The audio of Episode 123 is embedded here;

Dahr Jamail, staff reporter at Truthout.org and renowned Martha Geldhorn award winning journalist published his latest book “The End of Ice” on January the 15th 2019.
There are a few audio glitches on Dahr’s microphone but they don’t persist. We joked after that they were reflective of industrial civilisation teetering on the brink of collapse;
Mentioned in the interview was a new project of collaboration between Dahr Jamail and 

“How, Then, Shall We Live? Finding Our Way and Peace of Heart Amidst Global Collapse.”

We further discussed the recent work of Jem Bendell and his paper on “Deep Adaption” and Rupert Read’s recent presentation filmed at Churchill College, 7 November 2018.
“A research paper concluding that climate-induced collapse is now inevitable, was recently rejected by anonymous reviewers of an academic journal.”

“It has been released directly by the Professor who wrote it, to promote discussion of the necessary deep adaptation to climate chaos.”

Both presentations and the “Deep Adaption paper are embedded here; This Civilisation is finished.

I quoted the president of Finland President Niinistö in North Russia: ‘If We Lose the Arctic, We Lose the World’

Additionally I quoted Albert Bartlett to reiterate the non-linear aspect of the predicament to draw attention to how quickly things will unravel. Dahr spoke about the multiplicative effects of feedback loops;
“The Greatest Shortcoming of the Human Race is it’s inability to understand the exponential function”. I’ve embedded the abreviated version of Al Bartletts presentation above, I highly recomend watching also the full presentation.

Dahr will be touring Australia in June and Aotearoa N.Z. in July, details will be posted on this blog as presentations are organised, subscribe to  the blog for updates on the tour and the great unraveling generally. Contact me should you wish to be involved in anyway in both the Aotearoa NZ tour or the June tour in Australia
Good luck everyone, we are so going to need it.
Dahr This photo was taken by Kevin Hester when he and Dahr dived “The Poor Knights marine reserve” doing research for “The End of Ice”.

Professor McPherson mentioned his latest book and the upcoming documentary Only Love Remains: Dancing at the Edge of Extinction is now available.

Activist, sailor, passionate about the earth and all it's inhabitants without favour . Brace for imminent impact as we bare witness to the non-linear unraveling of the biosphere and habitability disappearing for most if not all complex life on the only habitable planet we know of. To quote President Niinistö in North Russia: ‘If We Lose the Arctic, We Lose the World’. Folks we have lost the Arctic.

Posted in Dahr Jamail, Jem Bendell, Professor Guy McPherson, Ruppert Reid
6 comments on “Dahr Jamail interview on his latest book “The End of Ice”,on Nature Bats Last.
  1. Kevin Hester says:

    I mentioned “Last Born in the Wilderness” in this months episode of Nature Bats Last, here is the latest interview with Dahr.

    Like

  2. Robert Schick, rogue composer says:

    Mourning Kevin. As you know i appreciate ALL you’re doing. And, or course, Dahr’s research and passion. Having noticed that there were only 2 comments, i think it might have more to do with the terrible sound quality of the podcast. Best, robert schick

    Like

  3. Jacob Gordon says:

    Hello from the States. I echo Robert’s comments regarding appreciation for your work and wanted to pass those sentiments along before I no longer have the opportunity to do so. Very tired and sick of people (other messengers and commentators alike) from the so-called “doomisphere” taking shots at you. That said, in the modern parlance of my neck of the woods: you are the man. Thank you for your efforts, Kevin.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Richard says:

    Strikes me that what McPherson, Dhar et al are saying is that “it’s so bad that you can’t do anything therefore don’t bother”.

    Which is almost exactly what the oil and gas titans would want us to do.

    Like

  5. Kevin Hester says:

    Dahr Jamail interviewed by Derick Jensen on Resistance Radio;

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

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 volunteering at the Rakino Island Nursery is currently developing a proposal to create a marine reserve near by. 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.

My Submission to the Ministry of the Environment
Kevin Hester, Dropping Anchor in an Exponential World
Follow Kevin Hester on WordPress.com
Blog Stats
  • 224,543 hits
Tags
2C 4C 5C 6th Great extinction 16 Ocean Passages Abrupt Climate Change Acidification of Oceans Alaska North Slope Alberta AMEG Anecdotes of Neil Finn and My Life "Colliding" Anthropogenic Climate Disruption-ACD Anthropogenic Emissions Anti-Nuclear Appearances Arctic Methane Emergency Group Arctic News Blog Assassination Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation-AMOC Atmospheric CO2 Australian Greens Bill McKibben Bleaching Event Brush Fire Canada Catastrophe Cenozoic Era China Chris Hani Chris Mooney Climate-Exodus Climate Change Research Centre CO2 Warming Coral Reefs Coral Sea Cory Morningstar CounterPunch Cruise Industry Dahr Jamail Deep Green Resistance Donald Trump Dr. Guy McPherson Dr. James E Hansen Dr. Mike Joy Draught Dr Natalia Shakova East Timor Ecocide El Nino Endangered Dolphins Eric Draitser Extinction Radio Feedback loops First Blue-Ocean Event in Arctic Forestry Fort McMurray Fukushima Daiichi Gaia Gene Gibson Geneva Conventions George Perkins Marsh Going Dark Great Barrier Reef Green Movement Guests Gulf Steam Gulf Stream System Habitat Habitat Wars Harold H. Hensel Heatwave Mass Casualties Imperialism India Interviews Invitations IPCC IRA Ireland Irish Freedom Movement Isis Jack Williams Jason Box Jennifer Hynes Joanna Macy John McMurtry John Pilger John Schramski Karl Marx Katharine Hayhoe Katie Goodman Kevin's New Webpage Kevin Trenberth Larissa Waters Limits to Growth Livestream Malcolm Light Mangroves Mark Eakin Mass Marine Death Max Wilbert Mean Air Tempature Michael C. Ruppert Michael E Mann Mid-East Middle East Mike Sliwa Monarch Butterflies Most Abnormally Warm Month Recorded. Nafeez Ahmed Naomi Klein Nature Bats Last Nelson Mandela New Webpage New Zealand North Africa November Speaking Tour with Guy McPherson Novosibirsk Reservoir Nuclear Nuclear War Overdevelopment-Overpopulation-Overshoot P.M. Kohn Key-Eco Terrorist Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum--PETM Patsy O'Hara Paul Beckwith Paul Craig Roberts Pauline Panagiotou Schneider Paul Street Perfect Storm permafrost Peter Sinclair Phytoplankton PM John Key Podcast Pollution PRN Professor Paul Beckwith Prof Guy McPhersons Abrupt Climate Change Tour NZ 2016 Psychopathic Records of Air Tempatures Relief Analysis Richar Vivers RobertScribbler Robin Westenra Runaway Abrupt Climate Change Runaway Global Warming Russia Sam Carana SeeMoreRocks Blog Siberia-Yamal-Taimyr Sinn Fein South African Communist Party South Florida Corals Storms of Our Grandchildren-James E Hansen Subsea Methane Sustainability Syria Syrian Conflict Temperature Anomalies TEPCO The Collapse of Industrial Civilisation The Pain You Feel Thom Hartmann Tipping Points Tour NZ 2016 Transport Truthout Umkhonto we Sizwe United Nations Updates US Presidential Elections War Crimes Warmest February on Record Warmest Russian Winter Warnings Water Vapor Weather Channel wet-bulb temperature World War
Social
%d bloggers like this: