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Peter Wadhams about the BOE, Blue Ocean Event in the Arctic

Publicerad 2021-01-12 16:22:00 i Arctic ice melting, Climate Change, Methane emissions in the Arctic, Peter Wadhams,

Eco-social strategist Stuart Scott interviews the worlds foremost Arctic ice-expert Professor Peter Wadhams in this youtubevideo about the issue.
Under the video is written:  "The BOE is defined as less than 100,000 square km (should be one million, my remark) of ice in the Arctic ocean at the annual low point, usually September. An increasing number of estimates by scientific bodies places the first BOE since humans have walked the Earth within the next few years."
My comment: So does Peter Wadhams, too. In fact he states in the video that in a way the Blue Ocean Event has already happened in the Arctic as far as the methane threat is concerned, i.e. the dangerous threshold of ice melt has already happened as far as the methane release from the Arctic sea bed is concerned. 
I do not believe in the fantasy technologies of geoengineering that they also discuss. It's hopium. Let's not make civilization, i.e. hell, eternal. Planetary death is a liberation for us all, so much suffering the earth contains nowadays. 


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Lars Larsen

Born 1984 in Finland, Norwegian, lives in Österbybruk, Sweden, poet, ecotheologian and ecophilosopher (though not an academic such), is also called "The monk" ("munken", he is monk in a self-founded monastery order, "Den Heliga Naturens Orden", "The Order of the Holy Nature"), he calls himself "Forest Man Snailson" (Skogsmannen Snigelson) because of certain strong ties to Nature and the animals, founded among other things through many years of homelessness living in tent, cot, cave and several huts in the Flaten Nature Reserve and the Nacka Reserve outside of Stockholm. He debuted as a poet in 2007 with "Över floden mig" ("Across the river of me"), published by himself, he has also published an ecotheological work, "Djurisk teologi. Paradisets återkomst" (Animalistic theology. The return of paradise") on Titel förlag 2010. He has published the poem collection "Naturens återkomst" (The return of Nature) on Fri Press förlag 2018 together with Titti Spaltro, his ex-girlfriend. Lars' professions are two, cleaner and painter (buildings). Before he was homeless, but right now he lives in Österby boende, a group home for mental patients 45 km northeast of Uppsala. His adress is: Harviksvägen 6A, 74830 Österbybruk, Sverige. One can reach him in the comments section on this blog. His texts on this blog are without copyright, belonging to "Public Domain".

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