Collapse Data Cheat Sheet

I’d rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.
If we put all land vertebrate life on a weigh scale, humans and livestock would take up 97% of all that weight. Ten thousand years ago we were 0.01%. Consuming meat will kill all life on earth, cause the atmosphere to disappear and our oceans to slowly drift off into space. The earth will not be fine without us.
REPRINT from February 2015
► 99% of Rhinos gone since 1914.
► 97% of Tigers gone since 1914.
► 90% of Lions gone since 1993.
► 90% of Sea Turtles gone since 1980.
► 90% of Monarch Butterflies gone since 1995.
► 90% of Big Ocean Fish gone since 1950.
► 80% of Antarctic Krill gone since 1975.
► 80% of Western Gorillas gone since 1955.
► 60% of Forest Elephants gone since 1970.
► 50% of Great Barrier Reef gone since 1985.
► 50% of Human Sperm Counts gone since 1950.
► 80% of Western Gorillas gone since 1955.
► 50% of Forest Bird Species will be gone in 50 years.
► 40% of Giraffes gone since 2000.
► 40% of ocean phytoplankton gone since 1950.
► Ocean plankton declines of 1% per year means 50% gone in 70 years,  more than 1% is likely.
► Ocean acidification doubles by 2050, triples by 2100.
► 30% of Marine Birds gone since 1995.
► 70% of Marine Birds gone since 1950.
► 28% of Land Animals gone since 1970.
► 28% of All Marine Animals gone since 1970.
► Humans and livestock are 97% of earth’s land-air vertebrate biomass.
► 10,000 years ago humans and livestock were a mere 0.01% of land-air vertebrate biomass.
►  Humans and livestock are now 97% of land-air vertebrate biomass.
► Our crop and pasture lands caused 80% of all land vertebrate species extinctions.
► 1,000,000 humans, net, are added to earth every 4½ days.
► We must produce more food in the next 50 years than we have in the past 10,000 years combined.
► We need 6 million hectares of new farmland every single year for the next 30 years to do this.
► We lose 12 million hectares of farmland every single year due to soil degradation, depletion and loss.
► Humanity has only 60 years of farming left at current world soil degradation rates.
► We already passed world peak production growth-rates in 2006 for wheat, soy, corn, wood and fish.
► IMPORTANT:  All IPCC mitigation, sequestration and adaptive strategies assume m-o-r-e farmland is available,
► In 10 years, 4 billion people will be short of fresh water, 2 billion will be severely short of fresh water.
► One billion humans now walk a mile each day for fresh water.
► Humans and livestock eat 40% of earth’s annual land chlorophyll production.
► We are running out of cheap, accessible potassium and phosphates.
► These irreplaceable fertilizers cannot be manufactured by humans.
► We can recycle phosphates, but we don’t because of because of mining interests.
► The nitrogen cycle is so badly corrupted it kills off river and ocean life.
► We face mounting crop losses due to drought, flood and extreme weather.
► We destroy 13 million hectares (26 million acres) of forest every single year.
► There are 80,000 untested chemicals in our environment.
► Mixed together in our bodies they are even more dangerous.
► We add thousands of chemicals to our food in a untrustworthy regulatory environment.
► We spray so much herbicide and pesticide, our croplands are “Green Deserts”.
► Super Weeds & Super Pests make us spray more & different poisons on the land.
► GM foods destroy soil ecology and poisons us without our permission.
► GM crops destroyed 90% of Monarch Butterflies in 20 years.
► GM cotton stalks kill livestock that eat it.
► 3 neo-nicotinoid infused seeds will kill one bird.  Nicotinoids are water soluble.
► Monocultures cause bee malnutrition due to a lack of bio-diversity in pollen sources.
► Bee malnutrition weakens colonies against poisons, disease and extreme weather.
► We add nanoparticles to our foods without testing for long term safety.
► We add computer designed, synthetic DNA to our food.
► We kill elephants and orangutans in Indonesia to clear forests to grow palm oil.
► This palm oil is burnt as “green” bio-fuel in Germany’s diesel cars in Europe.
► Rainforests are slashed and burned in South America to grow soy.
► Pigs in China eat half of all the soy grown in South America.
► Soy oil is burnt as bio-fuel in Northern Europe.
► Our food is killing off life on earth.
How a farmer described growing wheat over the last 20 years…
► Plant seed harvested from previous year
► Allow wheat to grow naturally
► Harvest cutting ~1 foot from ground (storing some seed for next year’s use, selling the extra)
► Plow (turning chaff, stubble, and weeds into ground for nutrient breakdown)
► Remove from planting rotation for 1 year
► Plow (cutting off roots)
► Plow (turn plant material into soil)
► Repeat
► Plant seeds bought from GMO manufacturer
► Drench with GMO’s herbicide to prevent anything else from growing
► Spray with chemical fertilizers (because the ground doesn’t have enough nutrients)
► Spray with herbicide to kill the whole field at once to ensure the whole field is ready to cut at the same time.
► Harvest, cutting the wheat all the way to the ground because it doesn’t grow tall enough due to lack of nutrients
► Sell all seeds that came off of plants (it’s illegal to keep anything)
► Burn off minimal stubble and turn once into the ground with disc.
► Repeat until soil is gone.
► Runaway mass extinction is unstoppable and irreversible once started.
► Green Energy is our solution to Climate Change.
► But, Climate Change is only 1 of 6 Direct Drivers for Mass Extinction.
► 50% of land vertebrate species died off in the last 50 years.
► 50% of land vertebrate species will die off in the next 40 years.
► +50% = Unstoppable Irreversible Mass Extinction.
► 75% Species Loss = Mass Extinction.
► The 6 Direct Drivers of Mass Extinction are:
… 1) Invasive Species
… 2) Over-Population
… 3) Over-Exploitation
… 4) Habitat Loss
….5) Climate Change
….6) Pollution
► Humans and livestock are earth’s number one invasive species.
► We are in the last doubling of resource demand.
► At current growth rates our energy demand will exceed the output of the sun in 1,500 years.
► Energy demand is set to double in 50 years.
► Emissions have to go down 80% in 30 years.
► Renewable energy uses more minerals for less energy than fossil fuels.
► Post-peak minerals will hit in 20 years – more energy needed for less minerals extracted.
► It takes 10X more intermittent electrical energy to displace one unit of fossil electrical energy.
► It takes one ton of coal to make just 6 solar panels.
► Solar and wind turbine production is deadly toxic.
► Green energy systems only last 30 years and have to be replaced.
► We can’t replace billions of green systems every 30 years and save earth.
► Recycling their alloys is difficult and uses more energy than mining.
► Green energy doesn’t run on the sun and wind, it runs on mining minerals.
► Green energy is driven by short-term greedy capitalism and corruption.
► Green energy products will have to be replaced in 30 years during extreme shortages.
► Especially under current emissions-depletions-extinction scenarios.
► 40% Green Energy requires 200% more copper says John Timmer of Ars Technica.
► Peak copper hits 2030 – 2040 says Ugo Bardi.
► Post peak copper production cannot accelerate at any price says Dave Lowell.
► This is true of any post peak mineral production.
► There is no real substitute for copper says Mat McDermott of Motherboard.
► We mined 50% of all the copper in human history in just the last 30 years.
► 100% green energy requires 500% more copper.
► Peak minerals includes more than just copper.
► By 2050, expect to be past peaks for tin, silver, nickel, zinc, cadmium and more.
► Most new hi-tech green energy exotic mineral requirements are energy-cost prohibitive.
► We move some 3 billion tons of earth per year to get 15 millions tons of copper.
► We can’t afford to mine 500% more copper at ever lower concentrations.
► We cannot recycle it into existence.
► We cannot conserve it into existence.
► Substituting aluminum for copper wire takes 5X the energy and is a brittle fire hazard.
► Google’s own Stanford Phd, green energy experts, Ross Koningstein and David Fork, tell IEEE Spectrum why
… green energy “simply won’t work” and is a “false dream” without major lifestyle changes.
► You can see humanity fly off the charts here:
► In just 13 years, we will “lock in” an inevitable near term 6°C earth temp rise because we continually exceed the worse-case emissions scenario set out back in 2007 says climate scientist, Dr. Michael Jennings.
► Why Trolls Are Green
You will notice I barely mentioned climate change. That’s because green energy boosters focus exclusively on climate change and ignore everything else. They know we don’t have enough resources to provide renewable energy for 9 billion people every 30 years. Green energy is based on mining, not the sun, the wind and the stars. The number one concern of miners is, supply and the profit-loss break even point. Solar panels and wind turbines are sold by giant conglomerates who just want to sell us as many panels and turbines as they can before we run out. Divestment is just a distraction for rich old and young. Learn why Bill McKibben and Naomi Klein and the NIC (Non-profit Industrial Complex) are funded by Wall Street.
The Most Important COP Briefing That No One Ever Heard, Lies, Racism, Omnicide
The Corporate Sponsors Of Bill McKibben’s Divestment Tour
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