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25. March 2015

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CO2 emissions are not the same as CO2 ppm

by Elisabeth Robson, author and software developer In March, 2015, the International Energy Agency (IEA), indicated that their data show that “global emissions of carbon dioxide from the energy sector stalled in 2014, marking the first time in 40 years in which there was a halt or reduction in emissions of [CO2] that was not […]

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23. March 2015

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The Gifts of Grief In A Time of Endings

by Carolyn Baker As with so many topics in this culture, near-term human extinction (NTHE) has become yet another issue for the debating society of the “cerebesphere”—a term I have coined for living only in the domain of the intellect while disconnected from the body and emotions. It seems that humans would much rather argue […]

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21. March 2015

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Edge of Extinction: Good!

______ Please visit the DONATIONS tab. I’m open to non-monetary donations, subject only to your creativity. For example, I would appreciate your generosity with respect to frequent-flyer miles. ______ 6-30 April 2015, western Europe (additional details forthcoming, and follow the tour at guymcpherson.net and also on Facebook) 25 April 2015, 6:00 p.m., Conway Hall, 25 […]

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19. March 2015

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What is the Real Problem?

by Clive Elwell, who writes: “Any academic qualifications I might have gained have long since become meaningless. I have no position, no status in this world, neither do I seek any. Any images of myself that might come to mind are continually seen for what they are – projections of the mind. I am not […]

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17. March 2015

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Edge of Extinction: Drawing Blood

*** The following video clip was shot by Pauline Schneider when I spoke at Spoonbill Books in New York City. The event transpired in late February 2015. Spoonbill from Pauline Schneider on Vimeo. ______ Please visit the DONATIONS tab. I’m open to non-monetary donations, subject only to your creativity. For example, I would appreciate your […]

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15. March 2015

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Essence

by Duncan Charles Mason In the final years before the “meltdown” dozens of apocalyptic, millennialist, rapturous and downright strange pseudo- and epi-religions arose as human ethnic, racial and national groups attempted to “bargain with the divine” to ‘save’ themselves from the impending agonies. One example of such “god-bothering” was the religious group that arose in […]

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13. March 2015

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Sustainability: Some Depressing Comments

by Alton C. Thompson “Sustainability” has been defined as “the endurance of systems and processes.”  From a human societal standpoint, a sustainable society is one characterized by (a) characteristics and (b) activities such that the society has a high probability of continuing in existence—in the absence of external factors, whether “natural” (such as volcanic activity) […]

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