As indicated previously, I am now promoting The Climate Mobilization — largely because my take on the climate issues is that we are no longer near the edge of disaster — we are starting to fall over the edge!
Here are a few recent articles that are very pertinent for me:
- Past presents warning on greater warming (20160715)
- Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’ (20160728)
- Climate Change is Here and Now, Dire NOAA Report Warns (20160802)
- Seas aren’t just rising, scientists say — it’s worse than that. They’re speeding up. (20160810)
Over the past seven or eight years, I have found that every major scientific report indicated that the previous report underestimated the dangers. These reports continue that theme.
As well, National Geographic is reported as about to launch a landmark climate series just before the American election: A Murdoch-Owned TV Channel Will Air A Landmark Climate Series Before The Election — Years of Living Dangerously (the trailer on the webpage looks very informative). Given that the Murdock empire has had a reputation of climate disinformation, surprisingly this series promises to be very blunt as to the dangers of global warming, again emphasizing how serious the issues are.
Such programs provide leadership, but as I have been saying recently, change is created by followers — the leaders provide the direction, but the work is done by followers. We need to mobilize the followers, and it seems to me that The Climate Mobilization is doing that.