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Captivated by global warming and shortly before I called it cli-fi, I researched and reported the myriad ways life on Earth could die. Few were more terrifying than hydrogen sulfide.
A decade ago, I talked to the Pacific Institute about their report predicting that the coastal metropolis of California, the world’s fifth largest economy, would be swallowed by global warming.
A quarter of a century ago, I turned my back on our revolution. As the reprogramming accelerated, I slowed time by pursuing love. But it was not enough.
“It does not evaluate mitigation technologies or policies or undertake an analysis of the effectiveness of various approaches.”
Like many others, the International Renewable Energy Association has released a global road map to clean energy.
“There’s something quaint about these attempts to control us today, in a period where we are boiling with information and complexity, both of which have reached levels that could be called fractal, if that wasn’t a polite way of saying chaotic.“
[This callout has been syndicated here on HuffPo.] After America’s Veteran’s Day militarism hangover, I scanned what few trustworthy journalism outlets are left but still couldn’t avoid the headhunters. They […]
One of the things that amazes me is how incredibly conservative scientists are about climate change prediction. Their livelihoods and careers are based on being as accurate as possible, and if they’re not they’re looked at fringe and pushed to the outskirts of the community.
“A nomination would be an incredible longshot. But our hope is that it would bring a lot of significant attention to climate change, because this is the issue of our time.”
Every species has but one goal: To take over the planet. And every species that could, would, if it got the chance.
“At first we thought it was a hoax; sadly it’s not. The melting ice caps are the fuse. The trapped methane released into the atmosphere is the bomb.”
The visual meditations on sustainability and overload evoke World War II–era posters that inspired the campaign. The posters can be torn out of the book and plastered somewhere useful.
Responsibility for chemical security may be shared among federal, state and local governments, as well as the private sector. But right now they’re all epically failing us, which make us sitting ducks if there is a catastrophe.
They would rather wait until the climate crisis has already ripped the roof off the world as they knew it, before doing anything significant about it.
Climate change deniers argue that the frozen storms battering America have nothing to do with the arrival of hell on Earth. But destabilizing intensity on either end of the weather spectrum is our new normal, and we better get used to it.
Unfortunately, you can usually find H2S whenever and wherever you’ve got mass extinctions.
Coastal cities, most of the Earth’s most densely populated cities, are due for a drowning.
Dry lightning strikes in June might be “climatologically rare” now. But thanks to human-induced global warming, they will soon be utterly logical.
The ecological impact has been felt in the Niger Delta, which is the oil-producing region. According to the World Wildlife Fund, it is one of the most polluted places on the face of the Earth.
To mangle the cliche, the evil is in the details.
Immigration is about to enter a new phase, which resembles an old one with a 21st century twist.