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Why the Arctic Sea Ice Matters to All Complex Life on the Planet

“President Niinistö in North Russia: ‘If We Lose the Arctic, We Lose the World’”Clearly we have lost the Arctic as one of our major planetary thermostats. Myself, Beryl Sirmacek, John Doyle and Arctic Oceanographer Jim Massa discuss the unravelling in

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Aerosol Masking Effect, Arctic Sea Ice, Climate Grief, Dr Igor Semiletov, Dr Natalia Shakova, Methane, Near Term Human Extinction--NTHE, Professor Guy McPherson

Tim Merges the Worst Climate News in History with Epic Images

As we get closer to the collapse of the biosphere, I have been noticing a huge distortion, if not outright lying, in the use of baseline figures for the planetary temperature increase that humans have caused with our crack like

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Arctic, Methane, Professor Guy McPherson, Sam Carana

“If We Lose the Arctic We Lose the Globe” We’ve Lost the Arctic

“Changes will happen decades earlier than previously thought.” Now where have we heard that before? “More rain than snow will fall in the Arctic and this transition will occur decades earlier than previously predicted, a new study led by the

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Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Albert Kallio, Arctic, Arctic Sea Ice, Feedback loops

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

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

“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

We’re just one ‘Black Swan Event’ away from Collapse and a Total Loss of Habitat.

If your paying any attention at all, you will know that we have already entered dangerous,  irreversible, non-linear climate change. There is a  10 to 30 year lag between when emissions are dumped into the atmosphere and when their full

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Feedback loops, Habitat, Professor Guy McPherson

Professor Paul Ehrlich returns to Nature Bats Last

The February episode of Nature Bats Last featuring Professor Paul Ehrlich is embedded here: The Strona and Bradshaw paper we discussed is titled ; Co-extinctions annihilate planetary life during extreme environmental change Further information on the risks face by the

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Extinction Cascades, Professor Guy McPherson, Professor Paul Ehrlich

A Tsunami of Climate Change Refugees heading to Aotearoa New Zealand

As Australia continues to burn millions of potential Climate Chance refugees cast their gaze across the Tasman Sea. The logical conclusion of people threatened with what could already be a never ending fire season is to seek refuge. One of

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Climate Change Refugees, Robert Hunziker, The Sixth Great Extinction

Welcome to the 2020’s, the Final Decade of the Failed Human Experiment

The late great Albert Bartlett in his seminal presentation titled ; The Exponential Function said “One of the greatest shortcomings of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function”. Most people know the expression but don’t truly

Posted in Abrupt Climate Change, Albert Bartlett, Arctic Sea Ice, Arthur Keller, Methane, Nature Bats Last, Professor Guy McPherson, Robert Hunziker, Stephen Jenkinson
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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