Tag Archives: near term human extinction

US Attorneys–‘game over’ for climate

I’ve been following this case for several years. Two dozen people under the age of 18 sued the US government for not responding to climate change, thus depriving them of life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez was their public face. I saw him at Joe’s Pub (part of the Public Theater in […]

Extinction news, blah blah

I’ve been slacking again. I haven’t updated my website as I said I would, and I’ve been rehashing other people’s work (thanks Kevin Hester). I bring the usual bad news, and the only comfort in it is that I’m no longer surprised.  Apparently, we (by ‘we’ I mean the federal government we fund with our […]

Breakin’ da Law, Breakin’ da Law!!

Behold John C. Beale, EPA’s number two man for a number of years. He was the EPA’s highest-paid employee and (according to an article in NBC’s news website) “a leading expert on climate change”. He was apparently telling his boss for almost a decade that he was working for the CIA covertly and that his […]

Happy 2018, DOODS!

We made it through 2017. It was a farkin’ disaster for the most part, but we did it. Trump was every bit the train wreck of a president I thought he’d be, and we’re leaning into economic territory we haven’t been in since 2007–lots of debt that’s unsustainable, that will never be repaid, and trillions […]

‘Biological Annihilation’ and other hopeful statements

 No, friends, you haven’t picked up a blog-post copy of the National Enquirer. I am the lowly reporter/performance artist, and I had watched a video this AM of  Guy McPherson’s latest thoughts. It’s here on YouTube, if you wish to peruse it. It’s blessedly short. And the prediction doesn’t give us much time either–the good […]

Latest from Guy and other things

I was really moved by Dr. Guy McPherson’s latest video. Yes, he’s still talking about near term human extinction. No, it ain’t fixed. No, it probably can’t be fixed. But he’s no longer the methodical, analytic individual I first encountered when watching his videos from 2012. I think he’s playing to an audience of his […]

Tried to warn you, Tampa

The week of superstorms, culminating in the weekend of anxiety. First there was Hurricane Harvey, bearing down on Houston, Texas like God Almighty was in a smiting mood. Then there was Hurricane Irma, clobbering Cuba and the Virgin Islands and then heading up Florida like a titanoboa ready to wrap around Florida’s peninsula and crush […]