Category Archives: balance

What happens when a climate skeptic discerns reality

Partial transcript: Richard Muller, Phd: I didn’t know whether global warming was real, whether it was completely bogus or maybe it was twice as bad as people said. So my daughter and I … decided we would set up a … Continue reading

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How to change the world

The illimitable ocean consists of drops of water. Each drop of water counts. When a myriad drops of water move in the same direction, there is the irresistible tide… Continue reading

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How Man’s Effect On Nature Will Change Your Life

Further musings on the absurd antics of the dominant extant species on the only life-bearing planet known to said species. Continue reading

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Believing In a Better World..

Originally posted on Dreamwalker's Sanctuary:
I am sure that many of us wonder just where we are heading in our world which on the surface may appear to be more violent and aggressive every day.. Despite all the horrors…

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Skeptics: Stop Calling Deniers “Skeptics”

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
As climate denial goes the way of snake oil and table tipping, real Skeptics would like the media to please stop sullying their good name. Skeptical Inquirer: Prominent scientists, science communicators,…

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Capitalism vs The Climate

I believe myself to be a realist. I have no doubt that many who know me would scoff at this, having long ago slotted me firmly in the ‘pessimist’ pigeonhole. Nevertheless, my weeks of late seem to be full of … Continue reading

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What can I do?

Humanity’s demands on our planet’s resources now exceeds nature’s ability to regenerate by a massive 50%. This means that we would need one and a half planet Earths to support humanity’s current ecological footprint. And — largely due to ignorance … Continue reading

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Extinction

Courtesy of Moth on New Anthropocene, after David Robertson; The following video is only 40 seconds long. Please watch it. This is a video is of a thylacine, a marsupial tiger; Thylacinus cynocephalus. It is extinct. Habitat destruction, pollution and … Continue reading

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Calling ‘time’ on plastic gyres

Following on from Our Today is Forever: If you don’t know what a ‘gyre’ is, I can’t think of a better introduction than Chris Jordan’s ocean of plastic in birds’ guts slideshow. I for one am going to start saying ‘no’ to … Continue reading

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Are you using a manual typewriter? QWERTY was designed for you!

How the keyboard layout that most people now use came about — and why it’s an anachronism. Continue reading

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