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KayTheCurler

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An elderly friend was in the Arctic in the 1950's and 60's. She said the people in the village knew even then, that changes were happening and would get worse. They were very aware of what was happening to the fish and the mammals on land and in the ocean.

Incidentally they also told her where Franklin's ship went down.
 

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The crash occurs because of mysticism ... living in a world of mystery about what we don;t know!

For those that didn't wish to know it comes about with a population crash! Paradigmatic ... the power of the un thunk!

In the belief system that the unknown is best ... thus god prevails ... the character lost it in the process of generating "heh" ... the Hebrew delimiting icon ... shows up even at the henge ... high and windy plane!

All is lost in the story in a weird fold 've events! Some scientists have come to the conclusion that the Cosmos is not straight but warped in a perfect sphere of containment ... Ba'als ... or in Spain ca jones ...da vi dian loch'r ...
 
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Alrighty then ...

Yes, the Climate Crisis May Wipe out Six Billion People
  • Global ecological deterioration indicates that the human enterprise has ‘overshot’ long-term carrying capacity.
  • We are currently growing the human population and economy by liquidating once-abundant stocks of so-called ‘natural capital’ and by over-filling natural waste sinks.
  • Humanity is literally converting the ecosphere into human bodies, prodigious quantities of cultural artifacts, and vastly larger volumes of entropic waste. (That’s what tropical deforestation, fisheries collapses, plummeting biodiversity, ocean pollution, climate change, etc. are all about.)
  • Corollaries: We will not long be able to maintain even the present population at current average material standards.
  • And, population growth toward 10 billion will accelerate the depletion of essential bioresources and the destruction of life-support functions upon which civilization depends.
  • The recent history of human population dynamics resembles the ‘boom-bust’ cycle of any other species introduced to a new habitat with abundant resources and no predators, therefore little negative feedback. (The real-life example of reindeer herds can be found here.)
  • The population expands rapidly (exponentially), until it depletes essential resources and pollutes its habitat. Negative feedback (overcrowding, disease, starvation, resource scarcity/competition/conflict) then reasserts itself and the population crashes to a level at or below theoretical carrying capacity (it may go locally extinct).
Hypothesis: Homo sapiens are currently approaching the peak of the plague phase of a one-off global population cycle and will crash because of depleted resources, habitat deterioration and psycho-social feedback, including possible war over remaining ‘assets,’ sometime in this century. (“But wait,” I hear you protest. “Humans are not just any other species. We’re smarter; we can plan ahead; we just won’t let this happen!” Perhaps, but what is the evidence so far that our leaders even recognize the problem?)

The crash may be triggered or exacerbated by the depletion or abandonment of economic stocks of fossil fuels. As noted above, modern civilization is a product of, and dependent on, accessible abundant energy. (At present there are no viable alternatives to fossil fuels. Even if we do develop equivalent substitutes for fossil fuel they will, at best, merely delay the crash).

The long-term human carrying capacity of Earth — after ecosystems have recovered from the current plague — is probably one to three billion people, depending on technology and material standards of living.

Getting there would mean five to nine billion fewer people on the planet. This is where we end up after a recovery following either controlled descent or chaotic crash.

But wait there is more: Climate change is not the only existential threat confronting modern society. Indeed, we could initiate any number of conversations that end with the self-induced implosion of civilization and the loss of 50 per cent or even 90 per cent of humanity.

The global community is in a particularly embarrassing predicament.

Homo sapiens, that self-proclaimed most-intelligent-of-species, is facing a genuine, unprecedented, hydra-like ecological crisis, yet its political leaders, economic elites and sundry other messiahs of hope will not countenance a serious conversation about of any of its ghoulish heads.

In these circumstances, the only certainty is that the longer we deny reality and delay concerted action, the steeper and deeper the crash is likely to be.

So in some weird way, the 1% are helping us by killing off half of humanity so some can survive....oh the irony.
 

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So in some weird way, the 1% are helping us by killing off half of humanity so some can survive....oh the irony.
There are some that do not wish to break the code (j'aimes cracking corn)! The myth and mystery of wisdom goes on ... still beyond ...
 

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Did someone say that mortals did not desire knowledge and wisdom? Explain the destruction of the tree of knowledge on the way up ...

Such a downer! In the far reaches a spark in the corner of a fold in the cosmos ... warped djinns? Consider backflash and flashback theory ... a mental case at least?

Then there is that thing of weird substantial nature on Truffula ... a tru' fella? How dippy can one get? (bi the rev Seuss)

The myth of it can turn heads ...
 

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So in some weird way, the 1% are helping us by killing off half of humanity so some can survive....oh the irony.
NOT To WORRY ... Agenda 2030 !

"We're winning the fight against climate change - welcome to CO-topia"

—Ida Auken, Danish Member of Parliament, Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization

This is what 2030 could look like if we win the war on climate change ...

(Why is everything a War when 'Global Future Councils' get involved?)

When something sounds too good to be true - it is.
30 visions for a better world by 2030
 

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Truth is as altruistically observed man's kin was meant to Dei ... so as to provide cover-up for myths of the central sol!

A virtual unknown! Thus it is Poem'd and pummeled ... the fallen apps?
 

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The banks are getting involved- change is on the way
EIB is not a normal bank, though. It's the European counterpart to the World Bank and mostly lends to support projects in member countries. It's only shareholders are the 28 EU states. I would be surprised to see private banks follow suit unless there is shareholder pressure.
 

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“The Financial Instrument of National Power.” Notably, the World Bank and the IMF are listed as both Financial Instruments and Diplomatic Instruments of U.S. National Power as well as integral parts of what the manual calls the “current global governance system.”

As a consequence of the lopsided influence of the U.S. on these institutions’ behavior, these organizations have used their loans and grants to “trap” nations in debt and have imposed “structural adjustment” programs on these debt-saddled governments that result in the mass privatization of state assets, deregulation, and austerity that routinely benefit foreign corporations over local economies. Frequently, these very institutions – by pressuring countries to deregulate their financial sector and through corrupt dealings with state actors – bring about the very economic problems that they then swoop in to “fix.”

Though it was released over a decade ago, this “U.S. coup manual” recently highlighted by WikiLeaks serves as a salient reminder that the so-called “independence” of these financial institutions is an illusion and that they are among the many “financial weapons” regularly used by the U.S. government to bend countries to its will and even overthrow U.S.-disfavored governments.

In a leaked military manual on “unconventional warfare” recently highlighted by WikiLeaks, the U.S. Army states that major global financial institutions — such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) — are used as unconventional, financial “weapons in times of conflict up to and including large-scale general war,” as well as in leveraging “the policies and cooperation of state governments.”

Cases in point ...

Venezuela’s previous elected socialist president, Hugo Chávez, broke ties with the IMF and World Bank, which he noted were “dominated by US imperialism.”

Ecuador – whose current president has sought to bring the country back into Washington’s good graces – has gone so far as to conduct an “audit” of its asylum of journalist and WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange in order to win a $10 billion bailout from the IMF. Ecuador granted Assange asylum in 2012 and the U.S. has fervently sought his extradition for still sealed charges ever since.

Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm's Lithium Deal

The current global governance (banking) system ... will not be 'undermined' by 'climate change'.
 

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This is all too much of a complex situation for a population directed to keep things simple for some 2000-5000 years or more of mental devolution!

Thus as decreed ... common people shouldn't know this ... and thus vegetative gnomes! Garden varieties ...

Insulting? You bet ...
 

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I have a weird question.....can fracking cause forest fires?
Seems to be fracking taking place wherever theres a major forest fire, or is that just coincidence? (eg. Fort McMurray, California, Australia)
Also im reading about some people having ," fire water" coming out of their taps and in rivers near the fracking.
 
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I have a weird question.....can fracking cause forest fires?
Seems to be fracking taking place wherever theres a major forest fire, or is that just coincidence? (eg. Fort McMurray, California, Australia)
Also im reading about some people having ," fire water" coming out of their taps and in rivers near the fracking.
Never heard that suggested. Could be a factor but until I see some peer-reviewed research that says so, I will stick to scientifically established reasons for being against fracking (causes earth tremors, pollutes water tables). There's enough of those without resorting to unsupported speculation.
 

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Never heard that suggested. Could be a factor but until I see some peer-reviewed research that says so, I will stick to scientifically established reasons for being against fracking (causes earth tremors, pollutes water tables). There's enough of those without resorting to unsupported speculation.
Yes its speculation on my part..ive been reading and wondering....but the fire water seems to be happening.
 

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I've had first hand reports of it ... but could the primary hand lie?

I've been told I've lied about experiences that it appears no one else encountered!

I once encountered emotions ... and another time I encountered intelligence. Then I was told not to think about it ... that I would be told how to think. Much of these experiences have been said to be lies by those that never exposed themselves to such conditions!

Makes life complex ... I've been told to keep it simple ... so behave stupid!

The powers must be right and me wrong on all counts ...
 

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So from what I've been reading, the oil and gas companies are exempt from The Clean Water Act and The Clean Air Act in Canada and the United States.....that means any fracking is exempt from ensuring that any fracking fluids (with chemicals) they put into the water (and they use ALOT of water, as in billions of tons) are left underground (90%) as waste and the rest in above ground holding areas.
I often hear that Albertans believe they have such high standards for removing the oil from the ground through fracking.......why?

List of toxic chemicals put in water for fracking:



 
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What is the Halliburton Loophole when it comes to Fracking? (thanks to VP Dick Cheny(n))

 

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Stuff used in fracking is polymeric-like plastic ... and it should be buried to keep it out of the oceans ... then in reconsideration ... does everything enter that deep zone?
 
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