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CopOut26, B Grade Cabaret Not Science

Mercifully, the charade known as Cop 26 has drawn to it’s ignominious end.Almost all commentators are describing this latest Cop as a near total failure. As I have mentioned previously in this space it’s a near total success. The USA

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It’s Time to Acknowledge the Spectacular Success of the IPCC.

“US support was probably critical to IPCC’s establishment. And why did the US government support it? Assistant Undersecretary of State Bill Nitze wrote to me a few years later saying that our group’s activities played a significant role. Among other

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Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future

The February episode of Nature Bats Last featured a conversation with Professor Paul Ehrlich where we discussed his recent bomb shell paper titled “Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future” co-written with two former guests on the show Corey

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Science Talk with Jim Massa on Nature Bats Last

The January 2021 episode of Nature Bats Last featured a discussion with Arctic research scientist Jim Massa. The episode is embedded here: From our pre-show emails:“Natalia and Igor have done an enormous amount of work studying the methane issue. They

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The Event Horizon; Homo Prometheus and the Climate Catastrophe

The December episode of Nature Bats Last which featured an interview with Dr Andrew Glikson from the Australian National University is embedded here. We discussed the potential for the Arctic marine food web to collapse, more details on that aspect

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Q & A between Nature Bats Last and Sam Carana author at the Arctic News Blog

The October episode of Nature Bats Last consists of a series of questions submitted to Sam Carana the author at the Arctic-NewsBlogspot.comThe audio of the episode is embedded here; Sam Carana has chosen to keep his or her identity secret

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Shark Attack at Minerva Reef

The story begins at the breakwater alongside the Water Front Café in Port Villa harbour, Vanuatu in September 1999. I was in Vanuatu to deliver a Roberts 65’ back to New Zealand. Brian Loundes, the owner of Relember (not a

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Has the Climate Crisis Passed the Point of No Return?

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

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Climate Grief, Climate Racism, Corey Bradshaw, Imperialism, Josh Schlossberg, Nature Bats Last, Nuclear Threats, Professor Guy McPherson, Seneca Cliff

Pestilence: Another Consequence of Losing the Cryosphere and the Permafrost

The Corona 19 virus has had an unprecedented effect on our complex, interlinked global economy. It is merely a forewarning of what we have unleashed as the cryosphere and the permafrost melts. “For the past 15,000 years, a glacier on

Posted in Arctic, permafrost, Pestilence, Viruses

Could the Imminent Collapse of the US Dollar Trigger the Collapse of The Global Economy and the Biosphere?

US Dollar Hegemony is drawing to a long overdue collapse. Could it trigger the collapse of the global economy, trigger the loss of the “Aerosol Masking Effect” and the collapse of the biosphere? “What do you get when you add

Posted in Aerosol Masking Effect, Collapse, Jared Diamond, US Dollar Hegemony
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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