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Numbers Warn of Looming Collapses


Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, environment, humans, interesting, news, NewTechnology, research, science, world )

Dan
- 944 days ago - sciencenews.org
Brains have seizures, ecosystems collapse, economies crash-- and recent research by the Max Planck Institute suggests that tipping points are foreseeable by running models into the future. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.



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Maryann Birdsall (20)
Monday February 13, 2012, 1:53 am
:-(
 

Deb L. (3)
Monday February 13, 2012, 3:19 am
I hear that time bomb ticking again!!
 

. (0)
Monday February 13, 2012, 5:31 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (62)
Monday February 13, 2012, 2:35 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Freya H. (307)
Monday February 13, 2012, 2:43 pm
And it's gonna bite us in our collective a-- pretty hard!
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Tuesday February 14, 2012, 7:55 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Tim C. (1879)
Tuesday February 14, 2012, 8:22 pm
ty
 

Holly Lawrence (473)
Wednesday February 15, 2012, 1:15 am
How tragic and sad...everyone should be aware! Thanks Much for this article .. noted and shaed:)
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Wednesday February 15, 2012, 11:21 am
Duly noted. Thanks for posting.
 

Roseann D. (178)
Wednesday February 15, 2012, 12:42 pm
The GOP have difficulty understanding Cause & Effect. Oh yeah, that's science.
 

Muriel Servaege (45)
Wednesday February 15, 2012, 2:36 pm
Noted. Thank you for posting.
 

John D. (45)
Wednesday February 15, 2012, 6:08 pm
Will humanity ever wake up...?
 

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday February 15, 2012, 8:25 pm
Sad. Thanks Dan
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Wednesday February 15, 2012, 9:02 pm
Thanks.
 

KS Goh (0)
Thursday February 16, 2012, 5:24 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday February 16, 2012, 7:22 am
The picture above breaks my heart!
 

Carmen S. (611)
Thursday February 16, 2012, 12:09 pm
thanks Dan
 

David Menard (43)
Thursday February 16, 2012, 1:45 pm
alarmed but not surprised if the repugs remain in charge expect the worst our environmental laws are lacking teeth as it is if they get one of their morons elected POTUS is over
 

Ann B. (140)
Thursday February 16, 2012, 2:36 pm
Noted, Thanks.
 

Robert B. (57)
Thursday February 16, 2012, 4:07 pm
The world needs to wake up and do it Quick!
 

Nancy Bolerjack (1)
Thursday February 16, 2012, 9:09 pm
SADNESS AND LOSS...NEVER WHAT I PRAYED OR HOPED FOR.... good luck to us all...peace out...
 

june t. (65)
Thursday February 16, 2012, 9:54 pm
it is my belief we have already reached the tipping point... sorry to be so negative
 

Tom Sullivan (99)
Friday February 17, 2012, 1:21 pm
This is so sad, man is killing off the planet earth.
 

Annette O. (24)
Friday February 17, 2012, 3:21 pm
Agree with June T. We are long past the point of no return.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Friday February 17, 2012, 3:43 pm
Thanks Dan--sad post.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday February 17, 2012, 4:08 pm
We are indeed on the slippery slope, and gaining speed, but it's still a hell of a long way to the bottom.
Like they say, it isn't the fall but the abrupt stop at the end of it which gets you.
Happy days.
 

Sue Matheson (71)
Friday February 17, 2012, 5:56 pm
thanks
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday February 17, 2012, 6:37 pm
There are only a few grains of sand left in the hourglass. Thanks Dan.
 

Vicki P. (124)
Friday February 17, 2012, 7:49 pm
Thank-you for the article...
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Saturday February 18, 2012, 9:00 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Love Light (0)
Saturday February 18, 2012, 6:20 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Yvonne F. (172)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 11:20 am
This is a devistating trend that needs to be turned, NOW! Thanks for posting, even if it is saddening to read!
 
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