Facing Future Blog

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June 10, 2023

France’s Global Warming Predicament

by Robert Hunziker

When one of the world’s most developed culturally elite countries, France, tosses in the towel on the IPCC 2°C barrier, it sends a loud and clear message that the global warming fight is losing the battle. Seriously, France expects 4°C. . . .

May 30, 2023

Supremes Declare War on Wetlands

by Robert Hunziker

The Supreme Court is effectively axing a major component of the Clean Water Act, rolling back 50 years of wetland protection in a declaration of war against nature by changing a word in the text of the Clean Water Act. . . .

May 28, 2023

Nuclear Turns Fashionable

by Robert Hunziker

Small Modular Reactors (SMR) are the new nuclear craze, especially with the U.S. Congress, as America’s representatives see SMRs as a big answer to energy needs and reduction of greenhouse gases, advertised as a green deal for clean energy that . . .

May 26, 2023

The Atmosphere is Cooling Dangerously Fast

by Robert Hunziker

The upper atmosphere is cooling too fast for comfort. Global warming is only one half of the impact of excessive CO2 emissions generated by cars, planes, trains, and industry. The other impact is rapid cooling of the upper atmosphere which . . .

May 19, 2023

Tossing Neoliberalism into the Dumpster

by Robert Hunziker

It’s official, according to a speech by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, the United States is jumping off the neoliberal globalization bandwagon (a root cause of domestic extremism) and it couldn’t come soon enough as institutions of government are sucking . . .

May 12, 2023

The Ocean Heat Bomb Ignites

by Robert Hunziker

Global warming and extensive overfishing have damaged ocean ecosystems well beyond recognition from only a few decades ago. Still, on its own accord, the ocean stood tall for over 3 billion years. But, alas, in less than one human lifetime . . .

April 29, 2023

Nuclear War on Edge

by Robert Hunziker

Nuclear war is unthinkable, but also uncontrollable once a spark is lit. There’s no turning back once that big misstep occurs. Indeed, the film Dr. Strangelove (Director Stanley Kubrick, 1964 Columbia Pictures) is all about what could happen if the . . .

April 25, 2023

El Nino Threatens Unparalleled Heatwaves

by Robert Hunziker

Can the world handle a climate that exceeds the far-reaching excesses of 2022 when the entire world turned upside down with unprecedented flooding, fires, and drought? NOAA and climate researchers in Germany and China believe an El Niño, starting in . . .

April 16, 2023

Disturbing Sea Level Studies

by Robert Hunziker

For decades, climate scientists have been sounding the alarm that unless the nations of the world stop emitting greenhouse gases global warming will bring dangerous consequences. Rather, greenhouse gases, like CO2, have escalated to new highs year-over-year without hesitation. Now, . . .

April 7, 2023

Ozone Troubles, Once Again

by Robert Hunziker

NASA: “Without ozone, the Sun’s intense UV radiation would sterilize the Earth’s surface.” It was 36 years ago in panic mode when the world came together like never before unanimously agreeing to ratify The Montreal Protocol, banning CFCs. This was . . .

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