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The Disaffected Lib: Words Best Left Unspoken

Ever notice how a word or phrase can abruptly disappear from our language almost without anyone noticing much less wondering why?I wonder whatever happened to “tipping points”? Where did that term go? Why did it fall off the radar?Just a few years ago,… . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Words Best Left Unspoken

The Disaffected Lib: The Worst Case Scenario

FIFTY? Fifty self-reinforcing feedback mechanisms are now active? University of Arizona professor emeritus, natural resources, ecology and evolutionary biology, Guy McPherson no longer pursues pure science, environmental research. He can’t. He’s too busy digesting the mountains of research pouring in from other scientists and connecting the dots.

There’s really no nice way to put this. . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: The Worst Case Scenario

The Disaffected Lib: We Just Keep Getting it Wrong

It’s a guessing game and we’re not very good at it.  The “game” is trying to work out how quickly the planet’s ice fields are melting.  In essence, we’re guessing how much time we have before the meltwater hits our shores.

The latest guesstimate to fall is the Greenland ice sheet.  It’s melting faster than . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: We Just Keep Getting it Wrong

The Disaffected Lib: Now This Is an Eye-Opener. Greenland Goes Black.

Glaciologist Jason Box of the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland is trying to wake up the world to just what’s actually happening to the Greenland ice sheet.  He’s crowd-sourced a venture to bring these photos to the public. They reveal the extent of dust and soot contamination of the ice fields and how they’re . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Now This Is an Eye-Opener. Greenland Goes Black.

The Disaffected Lib: We Can’t Pretend Any Longer

The tundra is burning.  Coupled with retreating glaciers and loss of Arctic sea ice, we now have three global warming feedback loop mechanisms that are plainly visible to the naked eye from space.

This is not the face of man-made or anthropogenic global warming.   No, we pulled the trigger but the Earth did the . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: We Can’t Pretend Any Longer