A Warming Argument (long read)

Forward: The original idea for this 70 minutes of narrative had been floating around since November 2019. Reading about the shortcomings of the 'Paris' agreement on Greenhouse emissions and yet again witnessing much politics being played out by those Nations led by Conservative right wing Governments, really had my 'Greenie' blood boiling. Yet again, the … Continue reading A Warming Argument (long read)

A Warming Argument Part 8

BLUE MARBLE Revisited Our Blue Marble as described by Astronauts on Apollo 8, 52 years ago in December 1968. Did Ideology or the application of well researched, tested and practical Science enable this photograph to be taken? No need to answer. In early March at the start of this Warming Argument series (Somewhere in Space), … Continue reading A Warming Argument Part 8

A Warming Argument Part 7

ROCK 'n' ROLL! "Rock 'n' Roll ain't Noise pollution, Rock 'n' Roll ain't gonna die, Rock 'n' Roll ain't noise pollution, Rock 'n' Roll it will survive..." (Courtesy ACDC - Rock 'n' Roll ain't noise pollution) Rock 'n' Roll does not require formal training or reading of sheet music. You just have a feel for … Continue reading A Warming Argument Part 7

A Warming Argument Part 6

ADAPT or ....! "The only constant is change", attributed to Greek Philosopher Heraclitus. Climate/ Weather is always on the move, sometimes subtle, sometimes not so. This state of movement creating change used to be relatively consistent with some upticks and downticks, but the average was pretty smooth. This change has become more extreme and will … Continue reading A Warming Argument Part 6

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 5

TIME "Time and Tide Wait for no Man", Geoffrey Chaucer. A most famous quote and most appropriate."Time, he's waiting in the wings, he speaks of senseless things......", "TIME" by David Bowie. I included this because I reckon the Song, especially the piano work is awesome! Time is of the essence here People! Humans are stuffing … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 5

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 4

ZEALOTS Zealot : A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political or other ideals (Dictionary.com) Fanatic: A person filled with excessive and single minded zeal, especially for an extreme religious or political cause (Dictionary.com) Denier: A person who denies something, especially someone who refuses to admit the truth of a … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 4

A WARMING ARGUMENT part 3 (cont)

3.2 HARBINGERS of DENIAL (...and it ain't some River in Africa!) An Iconic photo from 1900 of ‘de’ Nile River Delta . Population then was around 25 Million. Now there are close to 200 Million people across 11 Countries depending on this as a water and food resource. Another 150 Million throughout the Hinterland are … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT part 3 (cont)

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 3

3.1 GOOD NEW DAYS Happy happy happy New days of the pleasure of Wild Nature in the City. Everlasting Daisy Western Australia style in my front yard a few years ago. For the Botanically inclined: Various Pinks to White flowers are Rhodanthe chlorocephala ssp Rosea, Yellow is Schoenia filifolia ssp. Just take the seed, chuck … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 3

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2 (cont)

2.1 HARBINGERS of DOOM All this while up to the middle of the Twentieth Century, Climate was considered as a constant by the majority in the Science Community with only small blips and variations. There was no profession of Climatology. For many years there had been some measuring and modelling of C02 emissions done by … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2 (cont)

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2

“Bad old Days and (the) Harbingers of Doom” Preamble: During and well before the Bad old Days, Humans including those of those of Industry and Government were quite dirty, disrespectful and downright careless with our House - Earth. It took many years before Climate Science and Environmental conscience (natural and built environment) started seeping into … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2