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You cannot adapt to chaos.

"You cannot adapt to chaos." - unknown.

Weather you see from your window, climate you see from a satellite

‘Weather is what you see outside your window, climate is what you see from a satellite.’ – Scott Mandia, Professor of Physical Sciences at S ...

We must manage the unavoidable & avoid what is manageable

'Scientists say, when it comes to climate change, we need to manage what is unavoidable and avoid what is unmanageable.' — Thomas Friedman, ...

Uncertainty? In science, 95% certainty is the gold standard

“In science, 95 percent certainty is often considered the gold standard for certainty.” - Seth Borenstein Associate Press science writer

The word "rival" comes from "people sharing the same river"

"The word rival, after all, comes from 'people who share the same river.'"

Many wars are ignited by conflict over scarce resources ...

The most effective and memorable request to your congressperson

“Rep. Cantor, we need you to promise us that you won’t leave office until Congress has solved the climate crisis.” — Elli Sparks, Citizens C ...

Tax carbon! Can restaurants throw their thrash into the street?

Fossil fuel industry is the only industry on earth throwing its waste out for free. If you run a restaurant, you have to pay someone to car ...

Scientists & non scientists: Don't leave your citizenship at the door

"Just because we scientists have Ph.D.'s we should not hang up our citizenship at the door of a public meeting." – Dr. Steve Schneider (1945 ...

Reject climate change? your grandkids will read your words

Reject climate change? "Make sure to say that very publicly, because I want our grandchildren to read what you said and what I said." - Bob ...

Reject climate change? That harms your beach house & your kids

'If you dismiss all climate science as a hoax, I can’t help you. That’s between you & your beach house — and your kids, whose future you’re ...

Only poets can approach explaining this present danger

“Only poets can approach this task (describing the threat of climate change) until we come up with the right metaphor.” — Donald A. Brown, A ...

In a car headed for a wall, while we argue about seating.

"We're in a giant car headed for a brick wall and everyone is arguing over where they want to sit." - David Suzuki

Ignore climate change?  This increases your risk of being unlucky.

“Think of climate change as something that increases our risks of being unlucky. We need to prepare up front as we move into a warmer, hott ...

If left unchecked, this issue will swamp all other all other issues

“Climate Change is not just another issue. It is an issue that if left unchecked, will swamp all other issues.” — Ross Gelbspan, writer and ...

Hurricane Sandy: A criminal with help from an accomplice

"If (Hurricane Sandy) was a criminal case, detectives would be treating global warming as a likely accomplice in the crime. - writer Andrew ...

Category:Extreme Weather
Hate high taxes?  Then stop Mother Nature's Extreme Weather Tax

Alarmed by Hurricane Sandy’s destruction and the current drought? Warning: Mother Nature is now imposing ‘an extreme weather tax.’

Drastic climate change is a conservative's worst nightmare

"Under pressure from climate stress even the most robust constitutional democracy may find its character threatened. Faced with more stress ...

Don't like terrorism or high gas prices?  Then solve climate change.

"Congressman, set aside climate change, you realize that...things I suggested will help us be a lot more resilient against terrorism or oil ...

Don't like big government? Then act now to solve climate change

"I do not want the government telling me what to do. But, the longer we wait, the worse this problem gets...then you are going to see a lot ...

Don't fear global warming but do fear local climate destabilization

"Unfortunately, the focus remains mostly on “global warming” instead of on the bigger concern—that we are disrupting the planet’s climate in ...

Desperate people do desperate things

Climate chaos breeds conflict, violence and terrorism. When people become desperate, they do desperate things, because they have nothing l ...

Deny global warming? Do you deny Air Force heat seeking missiles?

'In a bizarre sense, to deny global warming is to question the ability of the Air Force to put the right sensor on a heat seeking missile.' ...

Category:Who to Believe?
Climate is the canvas and weather is what is painted on it

“Climate is the canvas and weather is what is painted on it. Humans have changed the climate so now all weather is affected by us.” – Scott ...

Behind closed doors, most GOP lawmakers accept climate change

“Most Republicans say the same thing behind closed doors: ‘Of course, I get that the climate is changing, of course I get that we need to do ...

Are you still debating if smoking causes cancer?

"Giving scientists and climate change deniers equal time is like having tobacco executives debate doctors on the safety of cigarettes." — Se ...

Category:Who to Believe?
3 phases of great scientific ideas: denial, resistance, & acceptance

“Every great scientific truth goes thru three phases: 1st people deny it, 2nd they say it conflicts with the Bible, 3rd they say they knew i ...

100% Certainty?  Not even the military requires this to take action

"You never have 100% certainty in anything. If you wait for 100% certainty on the battlefield, something bad is going to happen." — Vice Ad ...

'Tropic of Chaos'

The 'Tropic of Chaos'; the band encircling the middle of the globe between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, where already-d ...

'I am not going fishing.  I want to get climate change right.'

'Hey, Senator Inhofe, I am not going fishing. (Many) military people like me want to get climate change right.' — Ret. General Steve Ander ...

"We're entitled to every damn thing on this planet..."

"There is this long, wonderful history of the human race written in blood. We have this tendency to just take what we want. And that's how w ...

"If I were wrong, then one would be enough." — Albert Einstein

In 1931, a book was published, "100 Authors Against Einstein." Albert Einstein's response: "If I were wrong, then one would be enough."