Prayer Vigil for the Earth, Needham Common, Massachusetts, 4 June 2017

Avoiding [in excess of] 2 degrees [Celsius] warming `is now totally unrealistic.”’

Led by our own UU Needham Reverand Catie Scudera, with Reverand Daryn Bunce Stylianopoulos of the First Baptist Church of Needham, and Reverend Jim Mitulski of the Congregational Church of Needham, Sunday, 4th June 2017 saw a vigil of members of their combined congregations, singing songs of reflection and protest in response to Thursday’s announcement by President 45, that he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate agreement.

In response …

Why? Oh, why not try something from an episode on Tyson’s excellent Cosmos:


(properly, for pay)

(YouTube, for pay)

And, for background to this, read Ogden and Sleep.

In the world in excess of +2\textdegree, dragons prowl. The most obvious are methane clathrates, but who knows what else.

And, while solemn, the songs, the sun, and the moment were memorable.

And there is some good news, even if it is partial.

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See Retired data scientist and statistician. Now working projects in quantitative ecology and, specifically, phenology of Bryophyta and technical methods for their study.
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