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Global Catastrophic Climate Risks

Global Catastrophic Climate Risks

Playing devil’s advocate for a moment, what if some of the more extreme climate predictions turn out to be nothing more than hyperbole? What if we ignore things like feedback loops and energy demand? What if we take the IPCC scenarios at face value, new carbon capture technologies and all, ...

Descent into a New Dark Age?

Descent into a New Dark Age?

As a civilization, have we started our descent into a new dark age? Certainly, if we just focus on our ever-expanding scientific and technological frontiers, the very notion of a new dark age does seem a little preposterous. Just think of some of the tech miracles expected in the next ...

Approaches to Futures Research

Approaches to Futures Research

Predicting the Unpredictable Author and risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb developed the Black Swan theory. “What we call here a Black Swan (and capitalize it) is an event with the following three attributes,” he wrote. “First, it is an outlier, as it lies outside the realm of regular expectations, because ...

The Looming Energy Gap

The Looming Energy Gap

And now some really bad news. At this point, to seriously tackle global warming, we in essence have to rapidly end our fossil fuel addiction. That means completely changing how we live, at least in the short term. That’s an easy thing to say, but when you drill down into ...

Seeking a Resilient Society

Seeking a Resilient Society

One response to growing concerns about resource depletion, sustainability and climate change is so-called mitigation or transition strategies designed to increase community resilience. These are now seen as a vital part of climate change adaptation. If we can’t stop global warming to some extent, then how do we adapt to ...

Secret Government Bunkers

Secret Government Bunkers

The US government’s secret plan to save itself – while the rest of us die So reads the subtitle of the recent book, Raven Rock, by Garrett Graff. This in-depth study reveals that the American government continues to spend tremendous sums preparing for nuclear war – not just for new ...

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Climate Emergency News

  • Akufo-Addo calls for stronger partnerships to tackle economic uncertainties and climate change 21 July 2024 4:49 pm GhanaWeb General News of Sunday, 21 July 2024 Source: www.ghanaweb.com 2024-07-21 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is calling for stronger partnerships and the utilization of shared strengths between Africa and the Arab …
  • FG unveils climate change on healthcare policy in Nigeria   21 July 2024 3:51 pm Nairametrics The Federal Government, alongside key stakeholders, unveiled a climate change on healthcare policy document in a move to address the growing impact of climate change on healthcare delivery in Nigeria.   This initiative was announced during a two-day …
  • CARICOM and Japan strengthen ties, focus on climate change and disaster preparedness 21 July 2024 3:45 pm Breaking Belize News Views: 0 Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2024. 9:13 am CST. By Horace Palacio: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Japan have reaffirmed their commitment to closer collaboration in key areas such as climate change, disaster preparedness, and agricultural …
  • Governor Says New Jersey is Victim of Global Warming, It Did It To Itself 21 July 2024 3:44 pm Shore News Network 11 Governor Murphy Faces Criticism Over Contradictory Climate and Housing Policies TRENTON, NJ—Governor Phil Murphy’s current affordable housing proposal and his stance on global warming are contradictory policies regarding the perceived threat of climate …
  • Berlin is turning into a ‘sponge city’ to combat climate change 21 July 2024 3:41 pm Global Happenings Reproduction Jovem PanSystem was adopted in 2018 by the capital of Germany To combat climate change, Berlin, the capital of Germany, Berlin is transforming itself into a sponge city, building a reservoir to help prevent flooding and combat droughts. A huge …
  • Can Maine’s coastal restaurants survive climate change? 21 July 2024 3:28 pm The Portland Press Herald - Maine When the first storm hit on Jan. 10, Warren Busteed got a call that the river was rising. He raced from his home in Pemaquid to Bred in the Bone, a restaurant that he, his wife Beth Polhemus and a business partner had opened in downtown Damariscotta less …

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