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Acidification of our oceans: unprecedented rate in past 300 million years

Ahmed, Nafeez. 2017. Failing States, Collapsing Systems BioPhysical Triggers of Political Violence. Springer. As climate change is accelerating, so is the acidification of the oceans. The two processes are causally related. Oceans are becoming more acidic because the vast bulk … Continue reading

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Will global warming drive us extinct? A review of Peter Ward’s “Under a Green Sky”

[ Since I posted this 6 years ago I’ve read many other books and science articles.  Because we are at peak oil, peak coal, and peak natural gas (and many other peaks of essential resources), there is a good chance … Continue reading

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