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Tags: urgency

Your job for the rest of your life:   Make the impossible possible

"Anyone who hears this: your job for the rest of your life is to make the impossible possible."—Dave Roberts (Grist).
You cannot adapt to chaos.

"You cannot adapt to chaos." - unknown.
Would you eat a mushroom that 97% of experts say is poisonous?

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If 97% of experts say a mushroom is poisonous but 3% say it is safe, would you feed it to your kids?
Would you drive on a bridge 97% of engineers agree will collapse?

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97% of engineers agree bridge ahead will collapse. 3% say not to worry. Would you keep driving?
Why urgent? There's no stop button.   There's no emergency brake.

There’s no “STOP” button. There’s no emergency brake. Think of our climate system as an enormous tanker with a world’s worth of momentum behind it. Once it gets going, it can’t turn around on a dime.
When in doubt, ask... your insurance company!

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“The prospect of extreme climate change and its potentially devastating economic and social consequences are of great concern to the insurance industry.” — Kyoto Statement of The Geneva Association, 29th May, 2009
When in doubt, ask...  big business!

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"Last month, more than 70 European companies, including Ikea and Coca Cola, asked the European Union to aim for more ambitious carbon cuts."—Chris Huhne.
When in doubt, ask. . . an investor!

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Climate change is "a significant investment risk for the foreseeable future".