It is 110˚F outside my house in Southern Oregon right now. It has never been this hot here. Still few believe that climate change is caused by deforestation. Fossil fuel emissions are not the main cause of climate change. This is dedicated to my daughter Bridget, who walked out of her high school class today to protest government inaction on climate change.
Gaia is a giant, living, self-regulating organism. However, in the last 1 minute of a human life she has gone into shock. Her immune system crashed, circulatory system clogged, respiratory trauma, fever spiked, weakness, and her digestion poisoned. What is going on?
It is ironic that Chapter I of the Book of Genesis, the foundational text of Abrahamic religions, created the meme that is destroying the very world that the book proclaims God created for man. Dominion is the cornerstone for all of humanity’s destruction.
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Question: What do inequity, billionaires, denuded landscapes, drought, over population, and homelessness have in common?
Answer: Economics. The very thing we rely on to sustain us is our Achilles heal. We need to change our view of Economics from the panacea for all of our ills, to severe skepticism.
Nature evolves to fill a gap or overcome a challenge. Sustainability dictates that nature does not over-evolve. However, human language and reasoning capacity is probably 10x over-evolved than is necessary to find food, mate and survive. What problem was the human brain evolved to solve? What is this power that has been created? What is the danger?
Despite any effort we make, all recoverable fossil fuels will be burned anyway. Climate change is a symptom of more pressing issues to be concerned about.
For decades the U.S. Forest Service and BLM has been seeking out and cutting large dead trees in Federal forests to prevent areas from being listed as critical habitat for endangered species. This may be an intentional civil and criminal violation of the Endangered Species Act. [Photos]
What if we could invent a system that makes people rich without work? There is such a system, the stock market. And, if your company sells stock instead of borrowing money, there can be a financial explosion that makes you a billionaire. Our financial markets are like the Capital in The Hunger Games, only the wealthy and connected benefit while everyone looses out with stagnant wages and rising costs.
We need industrial farming to maintain our numbers. However industrial farming is only a short-term system and will start to fail this century. Her is why: