I was recently interviewed on Josh Schlossberg’s podcast series titled “The Green Root Podcast” Josh has had some great guests, check the series out at the link above. Our interview is below;
Issues we discussed are referenced below;
I mentioned our interview with Professor Corey Bradshaw from Flinders University in Australia. Professor Corey Bradshaw explains the unfolding “Extinction Cascades” on Nature Bats Last.
More info on Wet Bulb Temperatures as discussed here; Wet Bulb Temperature Soon to Become Leading Cause of Death
Dr Andrew Glikson is a geologist living in Australia. He is an Earth scientist and paleo-climatologist currently serving as Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University. Dr Glikson believes we have crossed tipping points in the earth climate system;
Tipping Points in the Earth Climate System. Dr Andrew Glikson returns to Nature Bats Last
We discussed the role militarism and imperialism is playing in this extinction event.
““U.S. Military World’s Largest Polluter – Hundreds Of Bases Gravely Contaminated
Producing more hazardous waste than the five largest U.S. chemical companies combined, the U.S. Department of Defense has left its toxic legacy throughout the world in the form of depleted uranium, oil, jet fuel, pesticides, defoliants like Agent Orange and lead, among other pollutants.”
Militarism’s Role in the Sixth and Possibly Last ‘Great’ Extinction
The issue of nuclear plants and weapons was discussed, I’ve covered that aspect of the predicament here; The Inevitability of Nuclear War and Subsequent Nuclear Winter
We discussed the issue of “Climate Grief”, I’ve covered that issue previously on this blog;
Navigating Hospice at the Edge of Extinction
The interview with Stephen Jenkinson I mentioned is embedded here; Stephen Jenkinson returns to Nature Bats Last
We discussed my time in Africa, a very long story on that adventure is embedded here;
Adventures in Africa- Brushes with Death- A Love Story
I made the analogy of us playing Extinction Jenga; Abrupt Climate Change and Extinction ‘Jenga’. The very last ‘game’ on Earth.
On a brighter note readers can follow our rewilding work at the Rakino Island Nursery here;