Causes of Global Warming

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Causes of Global Warming
Who do we blame the most?
Main reasons for the Problem

Human activities/growth obliterate
equilibrium time scales: the current
excess injection of CO2 into the
atmosphere is 26% of the equilibrium rate
A HUGE PERTURBATION
More Reasons
 Lack of complete physical understanding that
the Earth is a connected system.
 Inability to enact long term proactive
strategies and decision making
 Inability to deal with data ambiguity and
complexity– we want an expert to tell us so
 We don’t respond unless there is a
Fundamental Reason
• No Wisdom has yet been applied to
planetary management
• Whose to blame for this?
Every One of Us
GOD
HUMANS
HUMANS
NATURE
Super
Nova
Connectivity
Of Atoms
ROCKS
TREES
TREES
ROCKS
Disconnected States
Everything Is Connected to
Everything