Finding Common Ground To Move Forward! by Johnnie Buttram
Planet Earth desperately needs elite individuals and groups to find the common ground we need to move innovation and preservation forward!
Climate change solutions in the news and on the net have become so
politically entrenched that innovation and preservation groups have
entered into a solution/stagnation phase that creates no solution or
escape for the millions of people on Planet Earth who will die as a result.
Innovation requires funding to research effective solutions.
Preservation requires funding to insure those solutions will do more
good than harm.
Funding has become the conundrum of the tail (tale) that wags the dog!
My cavalier transition to adaptation!
Fourteen years ago . . I was 57 and telling everyone who would listen . . I
believed we could have a better world by exchanging the excesses of
today for the essentials of tomorrow.
When our daughter and son finally became adults and no longer lived at
home, I persuaded my wife (a retired teacher) to help me build a small
cabin off-the-grid in the Kiamichi Mountains of Oklahoma.
I repeatedly told her that all we had to do was exchange those things we
took for granted and retain the essentials.
We moved into our cabin with the ESSENTIALS OF FOOD, WATER,
and SHELTER . . in 2000.
There was no electricity, no AC. We used propane to cool our food,
cook, and heat. When our well was dry, we hauled water. We used a
solar panel to charge our phone and computer batteries.
Due to labor intensity, health issues, and the lifetime teaching skills of my
wife who repeatedly reminded me that living outside our comfort zone
was more of a challenge than what I had anticipated . . we moved back
to the grid in 2010.
I immediately turned on the AC - took a long shower and went to bed.
As a researcher, I viewed this 10 year journey as an opportunity to
help me evaluate three realities!
(1) With ample food, water, and shelter . . there is NORMALCY!
(2) With limited food, water, and shelter . . there is ADAPTATION!
(3) Without food, water, and shelter . . there is MIGRATION &
Category of the action
Changing public perceptions on climate change
What actions do you propose?
Planet Earth now faces the most perplexing situation imaginable.
On one side of the line is the creative individuals, researchers,
inventors, and problem solvers who comprise the nucleus of
innovation dedicated to seeking a climate change reprieve for
On the other side of the line is preservation individuals and
groups who sincerely believe it is their duty to defend Planet Earth
from the harm which may come due to innovation being over
zealous in the pursuit of solution.
At what could be the worse timing in the annuals of climate history,
we have the overwhelming agendas of big politics, big money, and
climate change detractors who have created an atmosphere of
distrust and apprehension between innovation and preservation.
The REAL search for common ground begins when everyone
starts living together in a glass house!
When the factors and variables of innovation and preservation are
honestly and openly addressed and compared in the glass house of
public forum . . solutions that are unable to cope and be effective may
be discarded while others may move upward.
. . ALSO . .
When the integrity of preservation groups are compared within the glass
house of public forum . . and it becomes obvious their agenda is
unrealistic in relation to the severity and future chaos of the problems
faced by Planet Earth . . these groups will eventually lose their credibility
How can we get everyone to understand that when innovation and
preservation continually draw lines in the sand, this creates
IMPASSE that affords no solution or escape for the millions of
people on Planet Earth who will die as a result?
Who will take these actions?
WHO HOLDS THE KEY TO SAVE THE LIVES OF THOSE WE LOVE?
If YOU have the unique skills to form elite groups that collectively remove
these lines of impasse drawn in the sand, YOU may be our best hope
and opportunity to survive climate change.
Planet Earth desperately needs skilled individuals and groups governed
by conscientious objectives to recognize when innovation and
preservation are not acting in good faith to find the common ground we
need to move forward.
When you see them acting irresponsibly . . remind them that Planet
Earth needs serious medicine, and they are responsible to write
and fill the prescription!
When you see the injustice of big politics, big money, and those who
secretly create situations to bring social upheaval and chaos to Planet
Earth . . use the power of peaceful coercion that ebbs away their
private agendas and remind them - that in the inevitable end,
history will exact a high price from those who planted thistles on
the fertile fields that could have saved millions of lives.
Where will these actions be taken?
Everyone, serious about climate change, should step forward and put
important issues on the table of discussion and discourse . . everywhere
on Planet Earth.
Everyone, not-serious about climate change, should ask themselves if
those who plant thistles of doubt and disregard to trivialize climate
change really care about the best interests of Planet Earth?
How much will emissions be reduced or sequestered vs. business as usual levels?
If innovation and preservation leaders continue thinking "inside-
the-box", declining to be connected, and choosing the indecision
of business as usual, Planet Earth will inevitably succumb to our
vices and superficial reasoning.
This is why those with skills to move the solution process forward
are so crucial and important!
What are other key benefits?
Anytime individuals, groups, collations, and consortiums step forward to
promote a peaceful coexistence between major factions like innovation and
preservation . . this is a "do or die" opportunity to respond for the greater
good as caretakers of Planet Earth.
What are the proposal’s costs?
Although trillions of dollars are on-the-line, the monetary costs for our
humanitarian initiatives are ZERO!
GREY MATTER DOES MATTER!
The fuel that runs these humanitarian initiatives is the grey matter of
skilled individuals and groups with the conscientious objectives to
recognize and identify those innovation and preservation groups
who fail to find the good faith and transparency to move forward.
Progress begins when one individual has a simple discussion with a
friend about their related abilities to make a difference.
. . . SOME GOOD NEWS . . .
I recently read that on May 17, 2014, House Minority Leader, Nancy
Pelosi (D-Calif), encouraged the graduates of the University of
California Berkeley to speak out to tackle the problems associated
with income disparity, education quality, and climate change.
She told them their peers around the world will help, and there's
no need to wait for leaders to act.
Adaptation to Climate Change, " SAFELY ADDRESSING ADAPTATION ON A GLOBAL SCALE!"
Geoengineering, " CO2 Enhancement Process."
Adaptation to Climate Change, " A Common Sense Transition To Adaptation!"
Communicating Coastal Risk and Resilience, " Coastal Reef, Barrier, and Fish Development on a Shoestring Budget!"
Global plan, " Strategically Transitioning To Global Adaptation!"
Based on the projected possibilities of social upheaval, chaos,
and planetary devastation . . our collective abilities to focus
peaceful coercion to remove the IMPASSE of innovation and
preservation may be the key factor we need to survive climate
Together, as we ask others to seek the high road to challenge,
transcend, and overcome the enormous responsibilities required
for a better tomorrow, those decisions will ultimately determine
how we are judged in the inevitable end.
The Fine Line Between Adaptation and Migration!
Cloudtec is a net environmental, pollution removal and cooling process!
If anyone is interested in expanding their skills . . regarding a broader
discussion of geoengineering . . you will find excellent information here.