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Plants Rule Water Cycle, Water Cycle Rules Climate?

“Plants are really the thermostat of the world.” #BioticPump #GaiaHypothesis

Imaginings & Imagings of Mars – A Poetic SciFi Ramble Through the Rubble

Anomalies and ambiguities of LeMars Imaginaire, a ramble through scifi narratives, contrarian / conspiracist readings, and NASA denials.

E.M. Thrivability Band on Gaia?

Weird thought exercise for the day: Visualizing the narrow band of temperature that allows life to thrive – basically -30F to +130F – how ridiculously improbable it is that most of our

DUNE: Sayings of the Zen-Sunni Wanderers

Ignore the space opera trappings. Dune goes deep.
Early Dune illo by John Schoenherr.

Vernadsky! Originator of ‘Biosfera’ Concept – Life as a Geological Force on Earth

Vernadsky! …the Earth’s atmosphere itself, consisting primarily of oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon, is the creation of life. – Vernadsky Yeah, before Lovelock and the Gaia Hypothesis, long before Gorshkov / Makarieva’s “Biotic

Civilization & Planet-Killers, a Short & Mutable List

1. Cascading ecosystem degradation from deforestation, overfishing, habitat destruction of insects and birds, etc. Pollutants in waterways including synthetic fertilizer loads and wipeout of invisible microbial and microrrhyzal ecosystems over large regions

Feedbacks in Climate

For a few years we were looking for a neat table comparing all climate feedbacks side by side. Finally we found one in this new study about how feedbacks are handled in

CATACLYSM CATECHISM

Pink & Purple Polka-Dot Pyrate Parrot Party Unpacks Ultrafluorescent Left Mutant Approach to Biosphericide vs. So-Called Climate Emergency

(Collective) Displacement: Solve for Y, When X Is Too Tough?

In Freudian psychology, displacement is an unconscious defence mechanism whereby the mind substitutes either a new aim or a new object for goals felt in their original form to be dangerous or unacceptable.