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I think this relates to “Saturday,”   as I said last week,  the day when Christendom remembers that absolutely  desolate feeling of being without the Christ who was just crucified and placed in His tomb. 947 more words

Current Events

There's No Sense in Crying Over Spilt Litter

Cats have tipping points, too, especially when it comes to the care of their owners. I found this out last weekend when I faced my own “tipping point” or, perhaps better described as a total melt down. 917 more words


Why is Climate Change so Hard to Address? (Article for #SciRoom)

Back in November we held a public discussion with The Science Room, which as part of their mission to get scientists to answer direct questions from the public we responded to the community questions of  “Why is Climate Change so Hard to Address?”, “Could climate change cause another refugee crisis?”, and “What if ocean currents change due to global warming?” The discussion included the role of climate tipping points and human psychology in making climate change a “Wicked Problem” that’s so hard to address, and how that might affect how we respond to climate change. 40 more words

Dear Florence

WARNING: This is a full on rant. I’ve done my best not to use my blog in this manner, but I have cracked.

I came home tonight and literally googled “jobs for people who hate people”. 1,058 more words


Technological Tipping Points

The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting occurred last week in Davos with a theme of responsive and responsible leadership. The session had me thinking back to research conducted by their Global Agenda Council in March 2015 on the Future of Software & Society. 215 more words

The Future Of Humanity

Is There a Future Tipping Point in the Atlantic Meridional Thermohaline Circulation (AMOC)?

by Emil Morhardt

The AMOC is the set of ocean currents that begins with cold seawater off Greenland sinking to the bottom and flowing south, being replaced by warmer water flowing at the surface past Florida from the south, transferring warmth from the tropics to the east cost of North America and the West Coast of Europe. 513 more words


Any Reason to Expect a Tipping Point with Arctic Sea Ice?

by Emil Morhardt

Williamson et al. (2016) examined the satellite data looking for signs of a tipping point in Arctic sea ice loss, but found none (my Jan 1 post). 333 more words