Global Climate Regime Change & The Nigerian Elections ~ Macro Historical Trends & Micro Political History – Part 1


[These programs provides an overview of recent political elections in the context of the changes of climate and the environment unleashed upon a region with one of Africa’s largest and most rapidly growing populations living in close proximity to estuaries and coastal regions that are experiencing increasing environmental catastrophes. The prospects for the future are not promising because large-scale and long-term trends suggest that the scope and severity of crises will escalate at exponential rates.]

See part 2 of the program on Nigeria:

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Natural and social scientists have made this clear for over thirty years:


James Hansen: “We might lose all coastal cities

Over the intervening time between 1988 and the present moment, the science has become more robust and it is now clear that events unfolding on other continents thousands of miles away will have a direct impact on the lives and livelihoods of Nigerians in the very near future.


Setting the Record Straight: The Depth, Severity and History of the Scientific Evidence…

In March 2023 the United Nations and hundreds of the world’s leading scientists underscored the gravity of both current trends in climate change and the foreseeable implications this will have for the water supply and survival of billions of global citizens:

No matter how skillful or experienced political leaders may be in these circumstances, it remains an open question as to whether or not institutions of elective democracies can anticipate and plan effectively in the face of changing climate circumstances that will directly affect the lives of millions of people in the voting public.]

[Report on Nigeria’s circumstance – forthcoming]

See related:

Because of its support for the “Eko Atlantic” development project, the United States is pursuing policies that may not turn out to be popular with populations who feel they have been the victims of development projects like this.  For details about the project and the American tacit endorsement of it see:

For a preliminary discussion of other problems the post-Columbian city must face see, for example, the case of Boston

For a broader discussion of the problems the post-Columbian city must face see:

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