Believing in Climate as in Destiny, Are We Drivers Of Our Climate or Is It Just Written By The Stars Alongside Our Personal Destiny? by Diego Fdez-Sevilla PhD
Discussing about whom or what is responsible for the development of our climate has become a never ending story.
It does not matter who or where things are said. Seeing the discussion unfold all throughout the internet, the peer review articles being published or the political meetings is like seeing a gathering around a bucket into which people throw their arguments.
So, after a while looking at the punches being thrown and the arguments being spread like butter over each other’s faces, one starts to wonder, what was the question again?
So I will close a circle based on my own research.
On November 14, 2013 I published a small post:
… “From an environmental point of view I understand that any ecosystem has a limited capacity to absorb perturbations. So, from an hypothetical approach to the subject on human impact versus environmental change I would like to see a case scenario study giving answer to three questions: Could humans alter the ecosystem at global scale? Which part of the ecosystem (soil, atmosphere, light and heat (from our sun), water or living organisms) would reflect primary the impact from human perturbation? What would have to do humans to alter the ecosystem at global scale? In case the answer is “yes” to the first question, how much of the answer for the second and third questions matches with actual facts?” …
Now, after more than 3 years looking at these questions I can say.
- Could humans alter the ecosystem at global scale?
Yes, Humans can alter the ecosystem at global scale the same as algae did increasing the concentration of Oxygen in the Atmosphere allowing Water Vapour to become available over the continents in the form of rain, and therefore, enabling the development of biotic processes inland.
- Which part of the ecosystem (soil, atmosphere, light and heat (from our sun), water or living organisms) would reflect primary the impact from human perturbation?
The atmosphere is the most dynamic and movable component of our ecosystems. Any change in the composition of any part of the atmosphere will be spread through it. It is only a matter of concentration to see the effect of such perturbation in an isolated location to finding its repercussion miles away in location in the three dimensions of the ecosystem.
- What would have to do humans to alter the ecosystem at global scale?
In order for humans to alter the ecosystem at global scale they would just need to change the part of the ecosystem which serves as the nexus point for all the other components. That is the atmosphere. For such change to have an impact over the whole system it would only need to be portable, resilient in time permanency, part of biochemical processes and thermodynamically active.
- In case the answer is “yes” to the first question, how much of the answer for the second and third questions matches with actual facts?”
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Diego Fdez-Sevilla PhD
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