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Systems Dynamics: Looping the Loop

A simplified idea of Systems Thinking is that there are consequences to every action; some predicted, and some unexpected. In Systems Dynamics this reaction is known as… 511 more words

Knowledge

What it Means to Follow the Monkey

Here is a beginning framework of what it means to follow the monkey.

It is only that. A framework. A beginning. An armature. We still need to work together to solve the remaining mysteries of S. 3,859 more words

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Review of I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter – Part 2

Part 1

The toilet flush is one of the simplest and common feedback mechanisms that we find. There is a float which rises with the water level which controls the inflow of water. 1,699 more words

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Survivable IPCC projections based on science fiction.

“In the latest ‘Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 5th Assessment Report’ (IPCC AR5), there have been published a selection of ‘Representative Concentration Pathways’ (RCP’s).
Dr Matt Watson, from the school of earth Sciences at the University of Bristol (UK), made this point strongly at a recent meeting at the Royal Society in London:“Why are we doing this? 196 more words

Abrupt Climate Change

Stress Feedback Loops

As I’m sure you all know, feedback is what happens when an output returns back on top of the original input. If this is allowed to repeat without interruption the output amplifies, and amplifies, and amplifies… and so on. 411 more words

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Baseline Temperature dishonesty at the Edge of Extinction

As we get closer to the collapse of the biosphere, I have been noticing a huge distortion, if not outright lying, in the use of baseline figures for the planetary temperature increase that humans have caused with our crack like and sadly terminal addiction to carbon. 510 more words

"Climate Dynamics: Facing the Harsh Realities of Now".


Myth busting on the road to armageddon and the inevitable  and imminent collapse of the biosphere.
For many years we have been sold the lie that a global warming target of 2C was both… 1,057 more words

Rapid Climate Change