THE UNDERSTANDING’S SLOWLY DAWNING THAT OUR CIVILIZATION’S IN A CLIMATE EMERGENCY

The Coming Age of Climate Despair THE UNDERSTANDING’S SLOWLY DAWNING THAT OUR CIVILIZATION’S IN A CLIMATE EMERGENCY by umair haque Everyone, meet 2023’s latest villain: the doomer. What you might call doomer-shaming now fills the pages of august newspapers, from the Guardian to the Washington Post. Bad Doomer! They cry. Don’t you know it’s not…that …

Half Buried Greenhouses

Extract from discussion in the Surplus Energy blog: A friend of mine in Texas is building a large half-buried greenhouse. Putting the plants down in the ground several feet gives them the more stable climate they need. The trick was widely used in what is now southern Russia. But it was very labor intensive. The …

A theory to explain everything

Copied from NE – nakedemperor.substack.com Naked Emperor is a newsletter on Substack by @nakedemperor. It covers topics such as corona and geo-politics with a mix of psychology, philosophy, law and ancient mysteries1. The author writes articles on a range of interesting topics including Covid, Politics, Finance, Science, Psychology, Philosophy, Technology and Ancient Mysteries I’m constantly looking for …

We will all be living off the land

First published in the RADIX Think Tank I have just been listening to a podcast by Nate Hagens in his Great Simplification series. In this episode, Nate is joined by Daniel Zetah, who practices regenerative agriculture on his family farm in Minnesota.  Daniel shares his experiences in becoming aware of the global challenges we face and …

Delayering in a Shrinking Economy

In a discussion on Tim Morgan’s blog, he says: … de-layering is going to eliminate huge numbers of white-collar jobs, and lots of intermediate/intermediary businesses, though I doubt if even the biggest corporate players really understand this yet. Not a subject which is reported much.  And yet layering was a key element of the growing …

An enlightening discussion between Nate Hagens and Kate Raworth

About Doughnut Economics and much more Copied from Nate Hagens’s podcast The Great Simplification. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Nate’s Introduction Today, I am joined by the creator of Doughnut Economics, Kate Raworth, for a fantastic primer on the need for different economic measurements beyond the material wealth created by a society. As we expand further past planetary boundaries …

Polycrisis, Unraveling, Simplification, or Collapse: Coming Soon to a Planet Near You?

by Richard Heinberg, originally published by Resilience.org June 15, 2023 Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the resulting disruption of multiple global supply chains, policy think tanks have increasingly adopted the term polycrisis to signify humanity’s destabilized status quo. The World Economic Forum’s 2023 Global Risk Report uses the …

The Everything Bubble, The End Of Growth & Managing Expectations

A theory to explain everything Copied from NE – nakedemperor.substack.com May 24, 2023 I’m constantly looking for new theories to explain why the things that are happening in this world are happening. Why are governments pushing for ever greater control? Why did they unnecessarily destroy their economies during Covid? Why do they push a self-destructive …

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