The importance of time and how long until trump is gone?

Its as if we are dripping sanity drop by drop and there isn’t so much of it remaining in the gossamer thin planetary surface we call civilisation, at least for as long as the clown trump can call himself a so-called President.

It is the dripping of time itself that trump so insults.

trumps destruction and crazy mismanagement which are all lifelong donald trump characteristics endlessly creates problems (it is what he revels in) and plunge for instance Syria and worldwide trading relationships into ever more mayhem; the blood sweat and tears of so many in the middle east seem as if thrown away, on all sides.

How difficult it will be to alter the imprint in middle eastern minds as to the crass ignorance of a donald trump tenure, of the unreliability of the Americans; a simple overview revealing basically a malicious nasty so-called president, an actor playing a veneer thin part just as in his second rate tv shows, as artificial as his peculiar contrived and quite silly mop of hair. I feel so sorry for the Kurds.

trump is now indefensible, his damage to the Kurds alone is sufficient to remove him from office.

Nasty to previous policy and diplomacy, nasty to trading partners, nasty to reasonableness, experience and established partnerships yet fawning to dubious at the margin foreign leaders, characters much like himself.

djt endlessly denies truth, knowledge, experience and clarity. Just as with all fascists or extremists of any sort right or left, reasoning intelligence is wallpapered and white-washed out of sight, the people are conned.

My opinion is that we will all, the world, recoil quickly from the turgid nonsense of a trump so-called administration, get on with grown-up matters and yet valuable time has been lost coping with the child in the White House, ie climate change, moving toward a greener lifestyle etc.

Bottom vid incorporates what sounds to me to be a Shostakovian insult for the emperors appearance. Its a sad thing to see and hear but remember the misery, upset and turmoil he has meted out to others at the twist of a hand, the call of a soundbite. Its becoming incredulous there are still scoundrels low enough to continue to either prop him up or not question his presence.

 

Analysis overview of trumps madness, for instance :-

https://www.opednews.com/articles/Trump-s-Theft-Is-Impeachab-by-Robert-Reich-Impeachment_Money_Trump-Illegality_Trump-Impeachment-191029-712.html

https://www.ft.com/content/cc040f18-f987-11e9-a354-36acbbb0d9b6

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/02/experts-donald-trump-conduct-plainly-abuse-of-power-impeachable

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/trump-border-wall-holes-smugglers-sawing-power-tools-us-mexico-a9182551.html

 

*He’s off to Florida now, I assume his new HQ as opposed to what was trump tower NY,  much easier I guess to patrol and secure. How will it end, sadly without jail time for multiple misdemeanours, there’ll be much huffing and puffing and in the end a rap on the knuckles. He’ll walk away without a second thought, as a child would lose interest in what was a new toy.

In helping realise what in fact Donald j trump might actually be … https://www.thedailybeast.com/donald-trump-isnt-playing-madman-theory-hes-a-madman-president

We find the above link from this Guardian article …. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/25/trump-denmark-greenland-jews-recession-madness-insanity-hamlet

And if I may quote from the above ….

Wilson, the author of Everything Trump Touches Dies and a Daily Beast article headlined “This Isn’t the Madman Theory. This Is a Madman President”, agrees that recession talk might be a causal factor in Trump’s downward spiral.
“He plays a strong man on television,” he said. “The character he played on The Apprentice is what most Americans voted for and they thought of him as a strong negotiator and a bright person and a person with integrity and mental discipline and strength. But that was a TV character, that’s not the real Donald Trump.
“The real Donald Trump is a narcissistic person and a weak person and a person who lacks personal discipline on almost every axis and so what’s happening, as he feels the mighty pressures of the presidency, is ugly. He doesn’t have the cognitive ability or the bottom to handle the pressures he’s under and so it’s gotten to be this extraordinarily ugly picture of a man who’s very much out of control.”

end of quote.

 

 

 

trump: a dogs dinner of nothing …

I’d like to think it was ‘nothing’ but contrary to his outward dumbed down ‘tv’ persona trump can indeed do ‘thinking’ … nasty thinking too.

Theres lots of others too that aid trump in his thinking, both on and off payroll. Hence the value of Mar-a-Lago for such covert lobbying.

There are two reasons for trumps visit, high quality footage of a prestige event and to circle around our camp in the desire to dump USA agricultural produce that falls way below our standards of husbandry and welfare. The lies and fog of obscuration from trump- KAC- Huckabee Sanders etc are endless, trump telling us yesterday that his regime has the cleanest air and water, the highest climate standards. Akin to saying ‘black is white; up is down, left is right’ … dictums I remember are available from George Orwell eighty years ago, how prescient!

Listen to trump on audio without camera footage, its the same old endless vacuous ‘fill a minute’ audio that gets rolled out for any and every occasion. So maybe its a good idea we have him on our shores and can make him ‘stay put’ for a few minutes to listen to something from the real world, something from people that he ordinarily would never hear and how so very far removed from his con-man low IQ pretence and travelling all enveloping sycophantic entourage.

I expect great things from our Queen, Prince Charles, Theresa May in the prodding of his bubble of self-agrandising ignorance.

trump and his multi-pronged attack on decency and truth .....
trump and his multi-pronged attack on decency and truth …..

For instance, the trumpian nightmare …. https://opensociet.org/2019/05/29/in-the-midst-of-our-death-spiral-the-us-department-of-energy-re-brands-fossil-fuels-as-freedom-molecules/

 

To discuss Global Warming …

This link below provides a lot of topics for discussion, the primary one being the IPCC falls short of providing the full picture of where we are heading with Climate Change; of falling short of what could be likely reality in the years ahead.

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/

As I’ve always said (at least from Nov 2017 which was for the first time I switched on to Climate Change) …. the IPCC incorporates large scale carbon capture that has yet to be invented in any serious form and ignores the upcoming effect of methane in its three forms ie geological, microbial and thawing hydrates. Lets enumerate the points and note that I do agree with what Sam Carana has to say which I argue is not bias but reason, the evidence and common sense. When trump as yesterday states that the Climate Change Scientists are being ‘political’ he himself is operating at a totally political and morally unsound position. Every sane thinking person on the planet knows this, the canaries are screaming but trump and his twisted and bitter white old men of the GOP insist otherwise !!!

Let me work through to precis Sams points …

  1.  IPCC has moved the baseline (though I’ve yet to read the IPCC document) …  imagine already how much smelting, burning of coal, steam power had added carbon to the atmosphere already by 1850.
  2. IPCC erroneously applies a straight line projection for whatever lies ahead, in reality its a huge tangle of interconnected self and mutually re-inforcing feedback ever increasing feedback loops. What engineers call positive feedback ie an expotential knock-on and is an upward curve, never conforms to a straight line plot.
  3. IPCC ignores spikes, these causing the really nasty shock effects.
  4. IPCC baseline chosen to wallpaper over the worse view from any other historical baseline.
  5. IPCC playing with the stats.
  6. Anomaly as ocean temperature is at surface and land temp figs as air based figures, this Sam Carana tells us can introduce error.
  7. Method and missing data not embracing latest thinking / developments
  8. IPCC omits temp spikes of 2016 that would have as yet again increased the projected figures and are omitted.
  9. WOW … IPCC does not take into account all the real world happening now events ie snow and ice loss, albedo effect, methanes, last ten year carbon effect, aerosol effect, increased water vapour feedback, jet stream alteration, sea level rise and expansion, green plant CO2 conversion fall off, carbon from wildfires, etc etc. Each single point is so very interconnected and all exacerbate each other.  May I add loss of diatoms and plankton that are major CO2 to O converters as well as being part of ocean weather systems, losing coral reef being a symptom of a the more fundamental crash in ocean food chain, the diatoms. Its time now for a fast tracking approach to science, silly bloody clusters of cagouled junior scientists out on the ice shelf / mass is looking a bit twee; a two year peer review is too slow.
  10. IPCC seems stuck in a time bubble, looking at a carbon ‘budget’ approach when in fact carbon is a massive deficit, a carbon bankruptcy, a bankrupt carbon lifestyle that has to be fundamentally altered (which I doubt we can).
  11. Same old song, IPCC is deficient in abolishing fossil fuels.
  12. Tax or fees needed on polluters. Note the worlds obsession with cheap air travel, polluting gas guzzlers, car based lifestyle (of which I too am some way guilty). In my opinion even electric vehicles are suspect and not as green as we’d like to think.

 

Okay, enumerated rant over. As stated previously, I keep things brief here at this new blog of mine. Human nature being what it is, hubris, the desire for status-objects and lifestyle, recreational air travel, a meat diet … all are near insurmountable obstacles.  There would have to be unwavering catastrophe before affluent western populations realise changes must occur and of course global warming and climate change being what it is ie a cumulative self re-inforcing feedback all change would be too late.

There are three embedded vids at the bottom of Sam Caranas blog, lets listen to the first briefer version of Prof Peter Wadhams wise words (a practical Scientist, a lifelong specialist in sea ice) and pretend not to notice the tedious drawn out intro …

  • IPCC non-alarmist, soft pedalling on feedback machanisms.
  • IPCC pays no attention to potential run-away warming.
  • IPCC by not mentioning a major contributor/s its as if it doesn’t exist !
  • More of the same little sticking plasters or feelgood initiatives are no longer any good.
  • Note that even if we stopped all emmisions ie 100% … its already not sufficient to avert us to catastrophe.
  • World expert on sea ice Prof Wadhams tells us that what the IPCC says on sea ice is ‘daft’. Listen to this crap from the IPCC “An ice free summer once every hundred years”  !!!
  • To approximately quote Prof Wadhams “One would have thought that by now the IPCC would be so embarrassed by its out-dated modelling to have withdrawn that type of approach”. “Pretending the situation isn’t the way it is”.
  • Not a single well-known sea-ice researchers name on the author list from the IPCC.

Lets not forget thawing permafrost and the East Siberian iceshelf.

I’ve thought for years that a condensed print onto paper resume of such talkie vids would save time, get the point across quicker. You can name the app after me …..

It vexes me at the increasing and needless number of ever bigger SUVs and even more expensive cars that my neighbours buy; quite needless as we can hardly assume they are involved in ‘light haulage’! I assume they a) feel they need them and b) are drawn into such a value system. I’ve a neighbour that eats nothing but meat and most others that value a meal at its meat content or its closeness to an oversized burger. Others that thrill at their endless air travel, even a weekend break involves the airport or the insanity of a weekend home a thousand miles away. I’m no angel, far from it but strive to somehow do better, to keep things simple, a lighter carbon footprint and have done for years; at least my work is nearby and I’ve no need to venture more than a few miles.