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Collapsologist, decomplexificationist, researcher, world-watcher
Jun 16 11 tweets 7 min read
#energy is life; and is the foundation upon which complex industrial civilization is built. Our #EnergyCrisis has begun; and we face the slide into #Collapse as that foundation crumbles. #OPEC reveals production declines for May 2022.

oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-O…
Jun 16 12 tweets 10 min read
Our #Food and #Water crisis' are rapidly getting worse. Two of the founding necessities for human life and wellbeing are rapidly #collapsing. In #Kansas thousands of cattle died from the heat and humidity. #WetBulb temperatures hit agricultural production hard.

reuters.com/world/us/heat-…
Jun 16 13 tweets 8 min read
Disasters continue to sweep the world. Anthropogenic in nature, exacerbated by #climateCrisis #capitalism and #EcosystemDestruction. The age of disasters is upon us. #Yellowstone hit by #floods; staff cut off and in short supply.

nps.gov/yell/learn/new…
Mar 3 33 tweets 16 min read
This is going to be a thread about the #COVIDRecovery #BuildBackBetter #RecoveryPlan and how it's been a total failure through the lens of #emissions #climatechange and #adaptation. #ClimateCrisis #ClimateEmergency #EconomicRecovery 🧵 1/x I started following this in December 2020, when this paper was released:

"If fiscal packages are invested in carbon-intensive technologies and traditional fossil fuel-based infrastructure, this will bring huge lock-in effects on emissions."

nature.com/articles/s4155… 2/x
Mar 2 5 tweets 2 min read
The impacts of rapid, widespread & pervasive climate events include anxiety/PTSD/suicide, diminished well-being (stress, sadness), ecological grief, domestic violence, cultural erosion & diminished social capital & relations.
#ClimateCrisis #Mentalhealth
theconversation.com/rapidly-increa… "Weather and climate extremes such as storms, floods, droughts, heat events and wildfires can be traumatic and have immediate impacts on mental health."
Mar 2 5 tweets 4 min read
#disease risks in the new #IPCCReport

Climate change and variability are facilitating the spread of:
- #chikungunya virus in North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia
- tickborne #encephalitis in Europe
- #RiftValleyFever in Africa - #WestNile fever in south- eastern Europe, western Asia, the Canadian Prairies, and parts of the USA
- #LymeDisease vectors in North America and Europe
- #Malaria in East and Southern Africa
- dengue globally
Mar 1 4 tweets 5 min read
The new #IPCC #ClimateReport has fantastic graphics about a number of Impact Risks faced due to the #ClimateCrisis

Join us in the Collapse Discord for more In-Depth analysis of this (and many other) reports. #Collapse discord.gg/JpB5EW92vN Image #ClimateHazards #ClimateRisks #ClimateImpacts #FeedbackLoops #ClimateReport Image
Mar 1 25 tweets 15 min read
The IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability was released today. I'm going to go through the executive summary and post some "highlights". #IPCC #IPCCReport

report.ipcc.ch/ar6wg2/pdf/IPC… 2/ - #Dengue risk will increase with longer seasons and a wider geographic distribution in #Asia, #Europe, Central and South America and sub-Saharan #Africa, potentially putting additional billions of people at risk by the end of the century
Mar 1 25 tweets 10 min read
The IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability was released today. I'm going to go through the executive summary and post some "highlights". #IPCC #IPCCReport

report.ipcc.ch/ar6wg2/pdf/IPC… Risk can arise from the dynamic interactions among climate-related hazards,exposure & vulnerability of affected human & ecological systems. Risk that can be introduced by human responses to #climatechange is a new consideration in the risk concept. There are 127 key risks. Image