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Dr Sid Smith Rocks the Boat on Nature Bats Last

The August 2020 episode of Nature Bats Last featured an excellent discussion with Dr Sid Smith, the episode is embedded here:  Dr Smith is former co-chair and current secretary of the Green Party of Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in

Posted in Collapse, Nuclear Threats, Professor Guy McPherson, Sid Smith

Adventures in Africa- Brushes with Death- A Love Story

A broken neck in a war zone, saved by the Cuban Revolution and four bouts of Malaria. A love Story. In 1999 a distant cousin of mine from Ireland turned up in N.Z. with her Kiwi husband, on holiday from

Posted in African Adventures, Cuban Trained Doctors

Planet of the Humans on Nature Bats Last

Jeff Gibbs, the director of Planet of The Humans was the guest on the July episode of Nature Bats Last.  The episode is embedded here: “Statement from Director Jeff Gibbs On The Censorship Campaign Against “Planet of the Humans” May

Posted in Jeff Gibbs, Michael Moore, Nature Bats Last, Professor Guy McPherson, Sid Smith

Professor Corey Bradshaw explains the unfolding “Extinction Cascades” on Nature Bats Last.

Professor Corey Bradshaw from Flinders University was this months guest on Nature Bats Last. The audio of the episode is embedded here: “Dr. Bradshaw is the Matthew Flinders Fellow in Global Ecology at Flinders University, where he directs the Global

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Corey Bradshaw, Extinction Cascades, Extinction Rebellion, Jeff Gibbs, Nature Bats Last, Professor Guy McPherson, Professor Paul Ehrlich, The Great Barrier Reef

We’re actually heading for a 10C global mean temperature increase in the coming decade or two. Probably much sooner.

“John Doyle is a long time EU staffer stationed in Brussels. Stuart Scott was asked to make a ‘reality-check’ presentation to UN aid agencies with responsibility ( for) climate change in May 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. Here is John’s ‘catastrophe-check’

Posted in Early Stage Runaway, John Doyle, Rapid Climate Change, Robert Hunziker

“Co-extinctions annihilate planetary life during extreme environmental change”

To understand the true severity of our predicament it is imperative to connect as many disparate, peer reviewed analysis, as are available and to then apply the precautionary principal. Below is a synthesis of peer reviewed papers and some audio

Posted in Corey Bradshaw, Extinction Cascades, Nature Bats Last, Professor Guy McPherson, Professor Paul Ehrlich

Kirkpatrick Sale; The Collapse of 2020

The May 2020 episode of Nature Bats Last on the Progressive Radio Network featured a discussion with Kirkpatrick Sale about what we believe to be the unfolding collapse of industrial civilisation and his latest book on the subject titled “The

Posted in Aerosol Masking Effect, Collapse, Kirkpatrick Sale, Nature Bats Last, Professor Guy McPherson

Abrupt Climate Change, Nuclear Power and COVID 19. The Perfect Storm

The April episode of Nature Bats Last featured an interview with Paul Gunter from Beyond Nuclear. The show is embedded here: I asked Paul about what I believe was the murder of nuclear whistle blower Karen Silkwood. Paul reiterated my

Posted in COVID19, Nuclear Threats, Paul Gunter, Professor Guy McPherson

This is the End, Beautiful Friends, The End

Do you seriously fucking think we will just ‘bounce back’ from this situation we all find ourselves in? Forget it. It’s delusional to expect we’ll recover from this ‘event’. Paradigm shifts are like tipping points in the climate system. You

Posted in Albert Bartlett, Arthur Keller, Collapse, Nature Bats Last, Professor Guy McPherson

“Post Doom” discussion featuring Michael Dowd and Kevin Hester. Navigating the Perfect Storm

Michael Dowd and I recorded this interview in September 2019 in his “Post Doom’ series. It’s just been uploaded to You Tube as part of a series with the link to the rest embedded below. We discussed how we are

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Dahr Jamail, Dr Andrew Glikson, Gary Null
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.

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