ABW Radio: Environmental Scientist Guy McPherson ABW 26th Anniversary Oct. 4 w Swami Beyondananda! 9-15-2019

 

This Week’s TV, Radio Shows & Blog for Sept. 15, 2019
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mcpherson guyWednesday, Sept. 18, 2pm EST:  Mitchell’s guest this evening is University of Arizona Professor Emeritus, Guy McPherson, Ph.D.  Today’s show is Part 2 of 3.

Today, Mitchell interviews environmental scientist, Guy McPherson, about the true seriousness of our environmental plight this very moment.  Based on unfiltered science, Guy interprets the findings of global dimming, greenhouse gas overwhelm of our atmosphere and the presence of nuclear power plants throughout the world as painting a very dark future for humankind.

Guy R. McPherson is an American scientist, professor emeritus of natural resources and ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Arizona. He is best known for promoting the idea of near term extinction (NTE), a term he coined about the possibility of human extinction as soon as 2030.

In May 2009, McPherson began transitioning to living on an off-grid homestead in southern New Mexico. McPherson authors a blog called “Nature Bats Last”, that focuses on global apollo earth picclimate change, energy decline and the possibility of imminent human extinction due to the increasing accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. On November 1, 2015, McPherson was interviewed on National Geographic Explorer with host Bill Nye.

Regarding his NTE views, Andrew Revkin in The New York Times said McPherson was an “apocalyptic ecologist … who has built something of an ‘End of Days’ following”.Michael Tobis, a climate scientist from the University of Wisconsin, said McPherson was out of his depth and “is not the opposite of a denialist. He is a denialist, albeit of a different stripe.”

Guy was a guest on A Better World Radio & TV last September.  http://abetterworld.tv/mitchell-rabin-interviews-environmental-scientist-guy-mcpherson-ph-d-on-near-term-extinction/

IMG_9599Mitchell Rabin is the Founder, President and CEO of A Better World Foundation & Media, with a background in psychology  stress management, acupuncture and social entrepreneurship. He is a counselor, and executive coach all as a means of educating and inspiring clients and students alike to lead others by modeling humane, eco-sensitive and integrity-based values.  He has been a consultant to business leaders and CEOs of green and health-oriented start-ups over the past  25 years. He is an impassioned environmentalist and social entrepreneur using media & business as agents for change. www.abetterworld.tv   www.mitchellrabin.com

 

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Monday, Sept. 10 & 17, 7pm EST:  Tonight we are reaching again into the A Better World archives to 1999 to bring forward a broadcast of Mitchell’s TV interview with the late Oannes Arthur Pritzker, ecologist, journalist and educator from the Yat Kitischee Native Center. Oannes passed away on April 17, 2010.

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He was a Native American (Wabanaki Tribal Nation) with nearly 40 yrs of activism. He was the Director of the Yat Kitischee Native Ctr; an Inter-Tribal cultural/ social/environmental/news media organization. He had the honor to live with indigenous peoples in different parts of the world, defending Mother-Earth & Native Culture/Human Rights.
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Oannes hosted & produced an award-winning international radio program; “Honoring Mother-Earth/Indigenous Voices” broadcast on www.radio4all.net and on Radio for Peace International www.rfpi.org, short-wave radio across the planet. For Oannes a major priority was networking with students & youth organizations in order to encourage and support young people’s activism.
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Mitchell and Oannes were both on the Advisory Board of Radio For Peace International, Costa Rica, where each had shows and both interested in promoting environmental and social justice. This interview was conducted on location at the RFPI studio in Costa Rica, at University for Peace, owned & operated by the United Nations.

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“Choose Us” – Youth Climate Strike Demands Solutions and Action Now!  September 23, 7:30– 9pm

Join us for a conversation with youth climate leaders, moderated by former Vice President and Climate Reality Project founder Al Gore, to learn how to move their demands forward with the urgency required by the global climate crisis.  Youth seats still available:  www.chooseus-ethicalnyc.eventbrite.com

We’ll also hear a solutions-based presentation by Dr. Katharine Wilkinson from Project Drawdown based on the book Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming.New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides will join us to highlight local solutions, and Blue Planet Alliance founder Henk Rogers will provide a global outlook. Together we’ll provide the framework for identifying existing solutions and policies that are already working and need to be scaled up quickly.

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A Better World with Mitchell Rabin Celebrates its 26th Year on the Air!

To honor this, we are holding a fun-and-fund raiser, entertained by the one-and-only Cosmic Comedian, good friend & supporter of A Better World, in a rare NY appearance,

Swami Beyondananda!

Friday, Oct. 4, 7-9, CSR, 123 4th Ave., NYC, 2nd fl..  Space is limited so get tickets early ($22. on-line, $25. at door).  Save the Date!

To order: https://www.facebook.com/events/471818103370928

 

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Pachamama Alliance’s Game-Changer Intensive
Mitchell will be facilitating the next Game-Changer Intensive on-line. 
Click on the above link to register.  The course is for free.
The Tao of Relationship/Heaven on Earth Workshop
To Be Announced
mjr sitting teachingFacilitated by Mitchell, this workshop focuses on personal development, energy & stress management, life-purpose, healthy relationships and well-being. Creating leaders for a better, healthier, more aware and sustainable world for all is of great importance at this evolutionary moment. With a healing touch, broad knowledge and a playful humor, Mitchell is considered to be a leading edge speaker & teacher in the U.S. & abroad. He brings holism, compassion & human potential to another level.

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Participants get coaching on dealing with “challenging conversations” life presents to us, e.g., death, sex, relationship conflict, money, politics, religion, health, joy, mastery, success, how to handle conflict with some kindness and elegance. With a touch of wisdom & inquiring heart-mind, Mitchell assists participants in cultivating competence in these communications. This level of authenticity serves those attending the group in every facet of their lives, personal and professional. Some of the latest, cutting-edge technologies for healing mind-body & planet, combined with quantum physics and neuroscience, understanding experience objectively and subjectively are explored.

If interested, please email to mjr@abetterworld.net and put into the subject line: Yes to A Better World.
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A Threat to National & International Security
A Threat to Democracy, A Threat to a Dignified, Cooperative & Compassionate, Diverse Society
Our and all sentient lives are at risk now like never before due to Global Warming, the severe ice melt, increased methane release and the precipitous, unpredictable rate of eco-system collapse about which government is making the problem worse and business, while some sectors of it are moving quickly, others are moving very slowly and continuing the polluting, Greenhouse Gas-emitting activities, or ‘business-as-usual’. Even the Pentagon gets the seriousness of it, but the President does not.  And his little puppy dog, majority, so-called ‘leader’ of the Senate, sits comfortably in his lap awaiting his next command.
As though that weren’t enough, add to it the continued nuclear threat only worsening due to ignorant policy-making by a man incapable of thinking through the consequences of his actions and just wants every agreement with his name on it–in fact, he wants a planet with his name on it.  This is how sick this person is, that he sees nothing outside himself in its own right.  Everything is a reflection of himself, as we saw with the mythic figure of, guess who?  Of course.  Narcissus.  Everything, in one way or another, is me!  If it weren’t so tragic, it would be hilarious.
Add to this, that those with guns in this society, a very small percentage by the way, don’t get that assault weapons are for war, for the military, not civilian use or ownership.  Add to that, a supremacist, racist xenophobe bully in the White House who thrives on anger, attack and inciting divisiveness.  We have to be painfully honest about this because we need to know what we’re dealing with.  He is a child in the playground who wants to own and control everything, he wants to be loved by everyone and will destroy anyone or anything that gets in his way toward such control or ownership (ownership being a form or control).  Meanwhile, probably very few love him including his own wife and kids.  So he takes it all out on the rest of us and on the Earth which is just another commodity for exploitation.
This all adds up to a man who manipulated his way into office, engaged the help of foreign nations and entities, would take help from any source he could, offered Putin a Penthouse, would do anything to get into office as he has no moral compass to guide him–he’s the one who said he could shoot someone on 5th Ave. in the middle of the day and “get away with it”.  He does everything in the middle of the day and does get away with it.  What he does is so outrageous but because he does it in broad daylight, no one can believe it!  But in fact, well, let us say it is my opinion, that he is aiding and abetting violence against people of color, of different creeds and against the Earth and we have to stop him.  Not just the election or impeachment.  The OLC regulation needs to be removed so a sitting President can be indicted.  We the People must demand it and that he be expelled from the White House and criminally prosecuted.  His conspirators are the Republicans in the Senate and House, equally, if not more responsible for the damage that has been done.
And toward solutions, we could really use 1/3 of the military budget which it knows it doesn’t need anyway, and with the business community, we can get this ship turned around.  Remember that we love everyone, and we also love the truth and justice.  The truth must be seen, spoken and acted upon which in turn brings justice.  It is out of love of life and Creation that we cannot allow a group of unconscious, out of touch with the heart people to destroy our future.  It’s not acceptable on God’s beautiful Earth.  We would be betraying ourselves to allow it.  And if government policies are so remiss, it is simply up to us, to protect and safeguard our future.  We have solutions in abundance–we simply need the collective will to fully execute.
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