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Climate Change and Survival

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Climate Change, Featured | 0 comments

Climate Change and Survival

Climate Change is distinctly possible and hard times are awaiting. And if it is not the Climate Change the problem with the global overpopulation should not be underestimated. To imagine the combined effects of both Climate Change and Overpopulation is truly terrifying (1). Although a lot is going in the right direction, politically and technologically, I can’t help myself feeling not to optimistic. The Paris Agreement (2) was supposed to signal a united international front in the fight...

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Controlling Nature

Posted by on Apr 29, 2011 in Climate Change | 1 comment

Controlling Nature

Nature is perceived by human beings as two contrary forces. At the one hand, it is called Mother Nature. That’s because we subconsciously recognize our physical dependence from nature. We need the air, the water and the soil to live. On the other hand, we consciously know about the dangers that nature poses for us. Earthquakes, floods and wildfires were, and still are, a serious threat to our survival. Today we know what lightning and thunder are, we can explain it scientifically. But...

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Climate Change in Geo-History

Posted by on Mar 25, 2010 in Climate Change | 14 comments

Climate Change in Geo-History

The planet Earth is estimated to exist around 4 billion years. Give or take some million years. From a fiery ball of hot gases it cooled down on the surface to such a state that live could evolve on it, as we know it today. Today is about half time in the life span of earth. In about 5 billion years the sun will stop functioning as it does today. That might be the end of our solar system. But thankfully this is far in the future. Throughout Geo history the climate changed. The last Ice Age, or...

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