Monday, 19 November 2018

The NGL Cosmiceye


During these surreal times of accelerating economic, social climate change......Chronicling the accelerating climate change ....

Era of climate change induced weather patterns in India in keeping with trends across the globe. Climate change is accelerating. According to forecasts in newgrammaroflife.blogspot.com climocalypse likely by 2035-50. Extreme climate events increasing in frequency, intensity and amplitude. Heat, storms, flooding taking place simultaneously across world. 

We are indeed living in tectonic times. The most defining period of history of the earth and the human race. Exponential changes taking place in all spheres... economics, finance, social, culture, technology, sciences, entertainment, healthcare, medical, research climate.....
Hurtle towards the edge...


In a sense we are living today in the best and also the worst of times of human and earth history. Human race has peaked or is in a post peak era. Technological progress has reached an exponential inflection point. Computers, internet, AI and robots have made giant strides during the past half century. The top corporate behemoths today are the tech giants.... Microsoft, Apple, Googlegroup, Facebook and Amazon. This is a post industrial era. Technology has permeated all facets of our lives and the real world we live in marked by manufacturing, agriculture, services sectors. But the flip side is that the entire world is in deadly grip of ever increasing predominantly fossil fuel based energy intensive lifestyle .... mainly due to forever mindless innovations based products and services being offered ... by the ever rapacious capitalists forever wanting to increase their profits and net worth at the cost of widening inequalities, environmental degradation,  rampant urbanisation.... the captains of industry and business controlling politicians and government.. 

Thursday, 23 August 2018

SURVIVAL KIT - MANUAL FOR DELAYING CLIMOCALYPSE.



    Photo: Andres-F-Uran on Unsplash



Climate Measures


  1. Energy usage reduction:
    1. Stop using air conditioning and heating for temperatures between 10C and 30C in cold countries and up to 35C in warm countries across the world. 
    2. Running hot and cold water to be stopped except in hospitals. 
    3. Ban usage of washing machines, dryers, dish washing machines due to their intensive use of water and power. 
    4. Planned and sparing use of lifts.  
    5. No neon and bright lighting.
    6. No ironing of clothes. Ban on suits above 20C.
  1. Fossil fuel reduction:
    1. Stop using internal combustion engine cars, SUVs, vans, and all kind of trucks except for food transport, medical needs.
    2. stop usage of fossil fuel and other non-renewable energy production except in hospitals. 
    3. Reduce air travel by 75%. Permit only essential and humanitarian travel. All other travel by bus, train, etc to be based up urgency, essential services, critical industries…
    4. No new coal plants. Phased closure of existing coal plants in one year framework. Stop new hydel projects.
  1. Population reduction:
    1. Strict family planning and population control / reduction through one child limits and no child rules in required cases. 
    2. Start Voluntary Death / End of Life (EoL) Schemes (VES). Starting with those aged 100+, then 90+, 80+, 70+, 60+ in a phased manner. Incentives for VES like special climate change relief / alleviation facilities or privileges for children, grandchildren like more food, medicines, etc. 
    3. Legalise Euthanasia and mercy killing for those terminally ill above 70 and euthanasia for those above 50. 
    4. Stop hopeless ICU / brain dead / ventilator living above 30 days for all above 60. Starting with 100+. Discourage life support system living.
    5. ICUs only for those below or = 60
    6. Withdrawal / ban on medicines for life style diseases for those above 70/80.
    7. EoL resorts for a EoL. Rooms, suites for EoL. Near and dear ones can spend final days with departing one. Morphine, LSD endings. Facilities for send-off parties. 
    8. Green processes for body disposal. 
  1. Carbon emission reduction:
  2. Closure of all non-essential manufacturing units. All products to be subject to strict water and carbon limits. Products to be water and carbon positive. 
  3. Strict water control and caps on uses. Rationing of potable water.
  4. Limiting cloud usage of all social network websites. 
  5. Ban on smoke emitting activities.
  6. Clamp down on non-green conspicuous consumption.
  7. Reduce high carbon agriculture.
  8. Phase out non-vegetarian food. Water intensive meats first. 
  9. Climate police, surveillance, information, networks, etc to be set up for ensuring strict implementation with stringent 360 deg punishment process. Existing departments in these areas to work closely with climate bodies and report to them. 
  10. Ministry of Climate with overarching powers to eradicate the root causes which have led the present climocalypse state….

Friday, 10 August 2018

Integrated Heat Action Plan

Jakob Owens - Unsplash 

Almost all over the world temperatures have been rising over the past 20/30 years beyond the long-term historical recorded trend. This rise has perhaps got accentuated over the past five years or so. It is accelerating every five years. The past three years have witnessed new highs on all continents. In view of this it is essential that appropriate measures are adopted for alleviating high heat waves. There is an urgent need for an integrated holistic approach to combat and survive the severe heat waves which will only deteriorate in the coming decades. New Grammar of Living forecasts that by 2035-50 average temperatures will be about 2Cthan obtaining now. Hence need for proactive measures to be implemented from now instead of waiting before it’s too late. Humans to eschew their energy intensive lifestyles.   

1.     Houses:
a.    All buildings to be based upon principles of heat reduction and reflecting.
b.    Colour of outer walls and roofs white, light shades.
c.     Outer walls should be made of hollow bricks¹.
d.    Roofs either exterior or interior should have appropriate insulation². Choice of exteriors in rural areas: thatch, tiles coloured white.  
e.    Windows / doors to have white curtains.
f.     During peak heat hours, need for wet curtains, khus khus curtains. Khus Khus is an aromatic grass, which acts as a natural coolant. Curtains and mats made of the material are sprinkled with water to keep rooms cool in summer³.
g.    Wet sacks on dwellings with tin / corrugated roofs. 

2.     Clothing:
a.    Light colour, cotton. Cover as much of body as possible when going out. 
b.    For indoors, shorts and t-shirts, round-neck tees ideal.  
c.     For >45⁰ C, thin layers of cotton for insulation.
d.    Appropriate wide rimmed head gear. In rural areas pagri, turban, topi, duppata, etc. 
e.    Protection from UV rays by covering face or applying cream. 
f.     Suits strictly banned.
g.    Short hair. 

3.     Households: 
a.    Restrictions on AC usage. To be used only when temps go above 30C.
b.    Ban on use of personal care products like electric hair dryers, shavers, clothes irons.
c.     Ban on household consumer durables like washing machines, dish washers, mixies, juicers, toasters, vacuum cleaners, deep freezers. 
d.    Internal lighting norms and caps to be fixed in terms of lumens.
e.    Living space for households / families to be capped in terms of sq ft / cu ft per head. Excess sq ft / cu fts rooms in houses to be closed for use.  


4.    City restructuring: 
a.    No new sanctions for buildings in cities with population above 10,000. 
b.    Hence forth only green standard buildings in areas which are environment friendly.
c.     Illegal structures to be demolished.
d.    Green surface areas to increase.
e.    Plant trees on empty plots.
f.     Roads and other structures to be painted white.

5.     Decongest cities:
a.    People not working in cities to be shifted / deported to towns, villages.
b.    Send offices which need not be CBDs (central business districts) to suburbs, periphery of cities, towns.
c.     Car usage on alternate days and compulsory pooling.
d.    Take over properties of closed fossil based & related industries after giving them time to sell. Give them token compensation and green bonds. Convert to green uses.
e.    Targets to reduce populations of cities to environmentally safe and friendly levels. Safe and friendly levels to be defined.
f.     Build alternative tier 2/3 cities and outskirts where companies and employees can be moved out of city CBDs.
g.    Rehabilitate people sent of cities.

6.     Carbon reduction:
a.    Shut down non-essential carbon intensive manufacturing / businesses in phase 1. Essential manufacturing / businesses to move over to 0/low carbon products/processes within time bound framework or close if not able to.
b.    Green / carbon indices for buildings, offices, institutions, factories, businesses. Audits for ensuring proper implementation. 
c.     Plans for 0 carbon targets by 2020/22.
d.    Audits for electric consumption and AC usage. Caps for consumption & usage for all categories of electricity consumers based upon consumption standards set up by CC authorities. 
e.    Electricity use budgets for all consumers (household and commercial) based upon basic needs standards and per caput / activity use.
f.     Targets for increasing production of electricity produced from alternative renewal energy sources especially solar. Solar panels on all eligible surfaces in phased manner.

7.     Organisational Structure:
a.    Appoint Climate Champions in each city district / area. He/she will implement / monitor HAP/CAP. Person will coordinate with all street heads and building heads. They will be assisted by Climate volunteers for groups of families / people. 
b.    Clear-cut roles and functions for all posts.
c.     Targets for reducing carbon, electricity and water usage. 
d.    At the country level Governance Structure:
                                               i.     Ministry of Climate Change
                                              ii.     Ministry of Energy Use
                                            iii.     Ministry of New Economics,

8.     Governance and Political Setup:
a.    Climate emergency government / Benevolent dictatorship.
b.    Climate scientists and economists to set up all policies.
c.     Climate Marxism for reducing inequalities.


9.     Communities: 
a.    Cooling centres / shelters to accommodate poor who do not have cooling facilities. Heat Risk Cards (HRC) will be issued to all people who are at heat risk due to lack of coolers, ACs, fans, etc. admission to these cooling centres strictly based on HRCs. 
b.    Cooling centres will be constituted of all cinema halls, auditoriums, libraries, closed offices’ etc which can double up as cooling centres during peak heat hours. 
c.     Fan distributions programs for below poverty line (BPL) people. 
d.    Fans in bus stands.
e.    Top rich will have to share their extra / spare cool facility accommodation with BPL in phased manner. 

10.  Diet / Food:
a.    Compulsory vegetarian / vegan food. Less carbon intensive and easily digestible. 
b.    Ban on meats starting with carbon / water intensive ones like beef, other red meat, steroid meats like chicken, fish from polluted waters or disappearing species.
c.     Only aging cattle, sheep, goats, etc can be sold to those in population most deserving like old, critically ill below 40 yrs, children. Not to the rich based upon price. 
d.    All food recipes should be so that they will require low energy cooking processes. High energy food dishes to be phased out within one year. 
e.    Reduce food wastage to 0 in two years. Make it punishable offence. 
f.     Encourage vegetarian cuisine globally. 
g.    New laws on curbing, then stopping fast food, sweets, etc which harm health. 
h.    Black market in banned food to be punished severely. 
i.      Need of new-borns, children and old below 70 to be met on priority basis.
j.      Link food purchases to Aadhaar card. Rations and caps on food categories based on software driven new nutrition guidelines. Family budgets based upon actual needs. 

11.  Population Control / Family Planning: 
a.    Stop new births from cut-off date.
b.    Forced abortions post cut-off date.
c.     Adoption of kids from large families by no kid couples.
d.    Compulsory sterilisations after first kid. 
e.    Incentives for those who voluntarily offer excess kids for adoption, voluntary sterilisations, don’t want kids, adopt kids. 
f.     Selective population growth in order to maintain minimum demographic balance. Workforce ratio to be maintained since gradually most countries will be having aging populations. 

12.  Finance and Economics:
a.    Impose green tax on those companies, building complexes which are not adhering the green living norms. 
b.    Green bonds to be launched for raising funds for green development.
c.     Move towards green currency which will be only exchange currency for green activities. Non-green activities will run on non-green or black money, which will be taxed heavily. 
d.    Universal basic income for all who lose jobs due the upheaval caused by closing non-green businesses.

e.    Climate insurance schemes.

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Our Dystopian Future 2035-50




Photo: Alessio Ferreti on Unsplash


A world without the traditional passage of seasons as we know them now. The death of seasons has already begun. Violent changes between heat, rainfall, snow, storms, floods...a season less or an aseasonal world...

All coastal cities are uninhabitable..the rich have moved far inland to higher elevations by 2020s...the poor have either been washed away by sudden high surges of the seas / oceans or have become climate refugees living in shacks built on inhospitable terrain....allotted to them by the leaders mostly members of the deep state...

Huge tracts of Africa, Indian subcontinent, Central America, Middle East have become uninhabitable due to searing heat of over 40c for several months a year, with night temps around 35c and wet bulb temps above 30c... these vast terrains have become deserts, savannah, arid with virtually no vegetation, animals...some weird mutant cacti, underground insects and snakes are the sole inhabitants....

Most of the coastal and other cities within 100 km of the seas have become deserted wastelands....by 2025 all humans who could afford moved away to safer climes...where they started communes, towns with living structures which could withstand high wind speed storms... more than half of the cities which at one time were eloquent testimonies of the progress and peak of human civilisation were in discrepit state and ruins....after being battered by category 6 hurricanes and abnormal flooding... 

The ultra rich had built underground bunker cities complete with all they needed to lead their idle rich roman lifestyles. Some had even left earth for other planets after having converted into a cyrogenic state like in 2001  

All cities across the globe had by 2020 become nightmarish concrete jungles, heat sink infernos.... Sodom and Gomorrahs of the 21st century....filled with zombies who were mindless consumerists ...fuelling the wheels of capitalism...it was a world run by the machinations of the deep state... which encouraged energy intensive lifestyles, air conditioned existences, addiction to internet, so called electric environment friendly cars...

media, tv, social media, entertainment juggernauts like Netflix, amazon ruled supreme... in fact the creator of Facebook mark zuckerberg had become president of the richest country....the top tech titans controlled the world ... google, Microsoft, Facebook, amazon, apple... it was indeed the age of virtual dominance...digital addiction had reached frightening proportions ... ppl in Japan had starting marrying Barbie robots...robot popn had crossed half a billion...robots were creating and manufacturing robots .... as if like their human masters and creators robots were procreating robots...mutants.. monsters.. it was indeed the age of singularity ... humarobs ... were also being created where humans had implanted chips into their brains and other body parts 


Population of the world had crossed 8 bn... more than 100% higher than the optimum popn which could be sustainably supported by the natural resources of the planet...the earth's resources were being over exploited...in fact the sustainable resources were being depleted by July each year... due to prolonged famines in Africa, migrants were swarming all over Europe ... the popn explosion was strangely coexisting with declining popn and infertility mainly among the richer, more educated segments of society.... while the burgeoning new births were mainly among the poorer sections and fundamentalist religious sects...which also fomented terror... there were continuous running fueds  between the two major religions of the world...where the fundamentalists mounted regular terror attacks on the western world...

Post Covid World

Covid has suddenly thrust the planet to the inflexion point. It is a final wake up call for humanity. Civilisation has been on a suicidal ...