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Julian Oliver
COP23's over and folk are still talking about a ~3C world like it's delayed flights, expensive kale and a couple less butterflies. What +3C means is civil war (post COP21, 2015)
Failure to cap carbon emissions will not only bring on climate shocks, but also worldwide instability, insurrection, and warfare.
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PatricioGonzalezVivo 10 Dec 17
Replying to @julian0liver
I was wondering if you have a plan? I have a small family and what to do when shit hits fan keeps me up at night
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Julian Oliver 10 Dec 17
Replying to @patriciogv
Timeshare non-coastal land with black soil toward the poles - a lab for off-grid study. Drop 2 shipping containers, 1 for a vertical garden, 1 to live in. Study renewable energy, radio, archery, medical basics, local foraging (esp fungi). Start slow, 1m/yr. Make friends w locals?
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Julian Oliver 10 Dec 17
Superb ref, thanks! Buying this book. I'm a near-total ignorant here, a huge hole in my understanding. 30% of all pharma comes from plants, so it only makes sense to study this stuff rn cc
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Lone Koefoed Hansen 9 Dec 17
Replying to @julian0liver
People really don’t get it, do they? It’s as if westerners don’t think they can ever get affected by anything other than small things.
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Julian Oliver 9 Dec 17
Replying to @koefoed
Well said. The cognitive dissonance of privilege. What a cruel luxury it is too, given we're the primary per-capita threat to Earth's climate
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#TurnOffTrendingTopics 9 Dec 17
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Chris LItes 9 Dec 17
Talk about prescient:Such wars would not arise in a vacuum. Already existing stresses and grievances would be heightened, enflamed undoubtedly by provocative acts and the exhortations of demagogic leaders. Think of the current outbreak of violence in Israel and the Palestinian...
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steve from virginia 9 Dec 17
The 3°C future = collapse of agriculture. Not something to trifle with.
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Manic Pixie Dream Professor 9 Dec 17
Future generations will remember today's "climate denier" politicians the way we remember Pol Pot, Stalin,and Hitler.
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Ben (Release) 10 Dec 17
Replying to @julian0liver
The degree to which this fact is forgotten is staggering to me.
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