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12 Causes for Climate Change/Crisis. Plus Approximate Per Cent per Cause

Eighteen of the last 19 years since 2000 have recorded the highest surface global temperature since records began in 1880.

The growing heat creates more pressure on every part of the globe. The pressure triggers a growing number of ‘hotspots’ of catastrophe.

Emissions trap heat from the sun in the Earth’s atmosphere.

Dramatic climate change depends upon greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxide.

Trapped heat leads to dramatic swings in weather.

Scientists report the consequences of melting ice caps, glaciers, severe cold, rising seas, massive flooding, droughts, famine and pollution of land, water and air. Continue reading 



Three Rats and a Mouse

My neighbours, who live either side of my terrace house in Totnes, Devon, England, told me they could hear the scamper of tiny feet along the boards in their loft. I heard nothing. Slept through it.

Ah, then I heard in the night the creature scurrying back and forth. Continue reading 



Does Donald Trump need therapy? Part Three of Three. The danger for the candidate

Does Donald Trump need therapy?

Part Three of Three

It is hardly surprising that Donald Trump wants to be the US Commander-in-Chief. For a narcissist, the private jet with the name TRUMP blazoned across it, the TRUMP Tower, 16 other buildings in New York City with his name on and his 500 businesses worldwide will not satisfy his lust for power, prestige and control. Continue reading 



My Invite to Google Wisdom 2.0 Conference, Tel Aviv. Or was it an invite to Tell Avoidance?

My Invite to Google Wisdom 2.0 Conference,

Tel Aviv.

Or was it Tel Avoidance?

 

Google Inc, the major search engine, kindly invited me to speak at their Wisdom 2.0 international conference in Tel Aviv, Israel in early February (2016) and then Google went silent. Continue reading 



Will Adolf Hitler eventually win World War Two? State/Corporate Control and the Refugee Crisis. Part Two of Two

Will Adolf Hitler eventually win World War 2?

Are we getting closer to 1930’s Fascism?

What shows wisdom and compassion

in this global refugee crisis?

PART TWO OF TWO

Sub-headings:

Prison Labour in the USA

US Politics and the Far Right

The Manipulation of Democracy

Surveillance

Steps towards supporting asylum seekers and refugees

What can other Western countries learn from the German organisational approach?

Final Word

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