Monthly Archives: August 2018
“What If It’s Already Too Late?”: Being an Activist in the Anthropocene
This is an amazing article. I circulate it because this is among the first writers who makes a case for a planning mechanism for a time when everything melts down. I’m also sharing it because there’s an assertion here that one of the ‘mainstream’ climate activists knows that the game is already lost, based on […]
Did I speak too soon on Extinction?
Well, this is confounding. A few days ago, I posted that we might have ducked a meltdown of Arctic ice for the year–we’re heading into September, and while we’ve lost a lot of ice mass, we aren’t at a blue ocean event. DERP. The Arctic Methane Emergency Group has a scientist named Sam Carana. Or […]
Did we just dodge the extinction bullet?
I’ve been talking about the increasing likelihood of losing Arctic Ice this year. Scientist after scientist has come forward over the past two years to say this year could be it–that the once-dismissed projections of Guy McPherson were now supported by the projections of the Naval Postgraduate College, Harvard scientist James Anderson, and Ocean physicist […]
Caviar Dreams, updated
I originally posted on this topic in 2012, during the time that presidential wannabe Willard Romney decided we the voters didn’t deserve to see his full tax returns. It was a big deal that he hadn’t made public his FBAR–forms on profits or losses from foreign holdings. That’s all the money from the Cayman Islands and Switzerland and […]
Fascist loving cops in Oregon?
New flash–for those not paying attention, there was a rally of rightwing groups in Portland, Oregon on Saturday. It was ostensibly in support of the Republican senate campaign of Joey Gibson. Gibson is not an avowed racist, but (like Trump) has stances that draw alt-right groups to support him. This article explains the issue: Joey is […]