Category Archives: GCD: Global climate disruption

Too hot? Too cold?

A guest post by Bob Rich Don’t reach for the thermostat yet. You can save a huge amount of electricity, gas, firewood or whatever your temperature-control energy source is and yet live a good life. Let me tell you a … Continue reading

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The greatest weapon in the green warrior’s arsenal

tl;dr: Just Say No. From birth to puberty, a hamster doubles its weight each week. If it didn’t stop when mature, as animals do, and continued to double on its first birthday, we would be staring at a nine billion … Continue reading

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Using leaf appropriation to tackle the climate crisis

Readers of my wibblettes over the years may have got the impression that I’m not exactly a fan of advertising (and that would be right). Even when such ‘communications’ give an honest portrayal of the product or service on offer, … Continue reading

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The Encroaching Dark (be warned: this is pretty bleak)

It’s perfectly natural – it’s built into our genes – to act to protect, as best we can, our progeny. But all creatures are related, interdependent; and cousins should be more kind to each other. The super-rich were the first … Continue reading

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Climate change: it wasn’t me, it was the other fellah

This news is half a year old. I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen nothing about it at all on mainstream media. (Could that possibly have anything to do with that being controlled by the same greedy lying folk … Continue reading

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An update on how we’re handling the climate crisis

Overpopulation is a problem, but it’s not the biggest problem. The biggest problems are: 1) serious inequity in terms of the emissions generated by the most wealthy and 2) serious incompetence and corruption on the part of governmental institutions – most of which are in thrall to those in (1) Continue reading

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Ten new insights in climate science (Johan Rockström at #COP26)

We are on average, moving towards four degrees warming this century. And we haven’t been in a four-degree warmer world for the past four million years. So it’s not as if it’s a place we know very well. Johan Rockström … Continue reading

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What happened at COP26? And what next?

COP26 summarised in a haiku:

In Pandora’s Box
Hope’s frosty note lay unread:
“Down pub getting drunk.” Continue reading

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George’s call to action, NOW

Originally posted on Bobbing Around:
You’ve got to read this call to action from George Monbiot. He starts with what appears to be a technological approach: replace fossil fuels with electric, and all will be well. Those who pay attention…

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Man announces he will quit drinking by 2050

“Man announces he will quit drinking by 2050”: A thoroughly brilliant parody of the COPout26 farce.

The author of this text (not me BTW) deserves much kudos; our Glorious World Leaders, on the other hand, badly need to stop shovelling horseshit. Continue reading

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