Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Coming up in November 2006

Sunday, 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

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