Category Archives: Collapse

Complete financial collapse?

I just added the following to my doomers page. *** Risk 6: Complete financial collapse The ABC recently hosted “The Ascent of Money” by Niall Ferguson. To present the case for economic collapse, I will hand you over to the … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse, Doomer, Economics | Leave a comment

Dark Mountain Bulverises

Paul Kingsnorth of the doomer ‘Dark Mountain’ project seems busy psychoanalysing everyone that disagrees with him. Apparently he knows the near future, and it is Dark, with a capital ‘D’ for Doom. However when we dig just a little deeper … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse, Denial, Doomer | 13 Comments

Ozymandias

OZYMANDIAS I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip, and sneer … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse, Doomer | Leave a comment

George Monbiot on Collapse and Apocalyptic Outsiders

OK, I know I’ve had a go at George Monbiot over his initial misguided rant against Biochar, but eventually he backed down somewhat. But right now he’s one of my heroes for being able to despatch the lies of global … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse, Doomer | Leave a comment

New Summary thoughts on “Doomer” page.

New paragraph sums up my “Peakniks, Doomers and Collapse” page, and I also edited the layout a little. As a species we go the easy route first, and fossil fuels have been incredibly easy. There may be many technical solutions … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse, Doomer, Electric Vehicles, Food, Industrial Ecosystems, Peak Oil, Renewable energy | Leave a comment

Worldwatch go doomer in "Panarchy" artile

Yep, this time it is Worldwatch going doomer on us. The whole “nested ecologies” super-ecosystem is threatened, peak oil and global warming are going to change the ERoEI of our entire civilisation, and another theory for the fall of Rome, … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse, Doomer, Ecology | Leave a comment

IS BIODIVERSITY LOSS MORE URGENT THAN CLIMATE CHANGE?

Free Turramurra Biodiversity loss seminar and rally IS BIODIVERSITY LOSS MORE URGENT THAN CLIMATE CHANGE?Politicians, bureaucrats and corporate decision makers need to listen ……. or humans face a bleak future. The irreversibility of biodiversity depletion and extinction is the most … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse, Ecology, Politics | Leave a comment