Coming up in November 2006Sunday, November 12, 2-4 pm Tipping Point: Climate Change Feedback Crisis?
View and discuss the Pirate TV video recording of "Facing Bifurcation: Crossroads in Context", the keynote address by David Wasdell at the Humanity 3000 seminar in Seattle, April 2006.
At North Park Village Nature Center
, 5801 N. Pulaski, Chicago
Sponsor: Chicagoland Urban Permaculture (CUP)
David Wasdell is Director of the Meridian Programme.
His presentaion is a conceptual, top-down, systems-dynamics approach to modelling the whole earth system as a single global entity. It stands in sharp contrast to the bottom-up, integrational approach adopted in familiar climate modelling.
His October 2005, 4 page presentation
at the Club of Rome, provides a summary
A July, 2006 updated version, giving some of the modeling details is Beyond the Tipping Point: Positive Feedback and the Acceleration of Climate change. Towards the Anthropocene Extinction Event