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Part 4 - Climate Change: Forced by Changing Solar Cosmic-Ray Flux - almost exclusively
This means that the solar cosmic-ray flux is presently the only active climate factor. And as I said before, this factor affects us almost exclusively by its effect on the cloud forming process. And as I said also, changing cloudiness affects the entire spectrum of climate effects from hot to cold, from drought to flooding, and it affects even the moderating effect of the Earth's greenhouse mantle that is caused over 90% by water vapor.
So, how do we know all this? We know this, because we have measured it. We know that great climate changes were caused by changing solar cosmic-ray flux, because we have measured the cause for the changes in ratios of carbon-14 that is produced exclusively by cosmic-ray flux. We have measured the cause for the Little Ice Age that way, and for the global warming that followed. It all comes down to one point: changing solar cosmic-ray flux.
Changing solar cosmic-ray flux is the climate driver throughout the entire Phase-1 of the boundary zone that is now upon us. While the diminishing solar-wind pressure delineates this first phase of the weakening of the Sun, the solar wind itself isn't a causative factor, but is an indicator of how far the system has collapsed that powers our Sun.
Throughout Phase-1 of the solar weakening, the Sun maintains its surface temperature of 5,778 degrees Kelvin. Only the cosmic-ray flux increases during the Phase-1 period, and its climate effects increase with it.
All of the dramatic weather phenomena that have been observed in the beginning of this phase are now becoming more prominent as we have reached the half-way point of this phase of the weakening solar system, with 15 more years yet to come, with the Earth getting colder, years after year.
Climate cooling is accelerating. Every year the Earth gets colder, increasingly.
The solar cosmic-ray increase of 20% that Ulysses had measured between 1996-2008, appears to have grown much larger thereafter, according to more recent measurements that measure the effect of cosmic-ray flux in the atmosphere.
In considering that cosmic-ray interactions in the atmosphere causes the release of free neutrons, the measurement of atmospheric neutrons provides a modern real-time proxy for changing cosmic-ray flux. The measurements that are conducted on this basis, indicate that the cosmic-ray flux had nearly doubled between the start of solar cycle 23, and the start of solar cycle 24.
It may well be possible the the cosmic-ray flux may double again, even before the end of solar cycle 24, that's not shown here. Should this doubling happen, which is highly possible, the climate consequences on Earth would be severely increased.
If one takes a closer look at the Phase-1 period, in terms of measured cosmic-ray flux, it becomes apparent that during the peak portion of the 'big' solar cycles, the cosmic-ray flux drops to low values. These low-flux periods, are effectively periods of climate warming. The progression that we see here, between solar cycles 22 and 23, indicate that the warming periods became smaller in amplitude, while the amplitude of the cooling periods was increasing. This means the cooling of the climate is increasing.
It also becomes apparent that the warming periods require a high level of solar activity, for them to happen, and to be maintained. For solar cycle 22, this condition was met 2 1/2 years from the start of the cycle. For cycle 23, which is a weaker cycle, the warming started 3 1/2 years into the cycle. But for cycle 24, for the first 4 years that we have measurements of, which includes the first peak in sunspot numbers of cycle 24, the warming that should have happened, didn't happen at all. The cosmic-ray values remained high all the way through to the end of the graph.
It appears that cycle 24 may be already too weak for the breakout from cooling to warming to happen. This means that we appear to have crossed the threshold already past which the re-warming of the climate during the high portion of the solar cycles no longer happens, because the system that drives the cycles has weakened too far.
If one extends the graph for the real-time proxy for solar cosmic-ray flux, all the way to the present, it becomes apparent that we have now passed the point where the peaks of future solar cycles correspond with periods of climate warming. While the cosmic-ray flux for the current cycle 24 diminished slightly during the peak of the cycle, its level remained high throughout the peak of the cycle, and then increased again to record levels.
It is this record-high level of the cosmic-ray flux that we now experience in 2018. That's what is causing the extremely cold climate anomalies that we now experiencing in many parts of the world, like winter blizzards in spring, snowfalls in June, and Russian tankers being trapped by sea-ice in July.
This means further, that if cycle 24 doesn't make the grade for a climate re-warming to happen, none of the following cycles, which promise to be progressively weaker, won't make the grade either. We face a doubly critical situation here, in which increased cloudiness keeps on increasing and the Earth grows ever colder at an increasing rate, since the traditional mid-cycle re-warming by periods of reduced cloudiness, no longer happens.
When solar energy is reflected back into space by the white top of clouds, the reflected energy is lost to the Earth's thermal budget. The loss to the budget then begins to accumulate if it isn't replenished periodically. As the result, the Earth's climate is getting progressively colder, and as of recently at an ever-faster rate. That's where we are today, without a recourse in sight.
This should raise some eyebrows, because the consequences are scary.
The scene that you see here is scary. It is a winter blizzard scene in the middle of April in Nebraska. The scene is of Winter Storm Xanto that brought record snowfall and cold across the North American grain belt. This winter blizzard occurring in spring, by the name Xanto, was declared to have been the second-heaviest snowstorm of all-time in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
It is scary to realize that this late winter blizzard was not a freak anomaly, but was merely the most recent effect of a potentially 15-year trend of the Earth getting rapidly colder, year after year, after which it gets still worse.
The continuing cosmic-ray increase may be the reason why we are now seeing evermore strange-looking cloud formations and experience unusual climate conditions.
An example is the intense cold-snap across the Sahara in January 2017, which resulted in a number of pilgrims freezing to death in Morocco, who were tracking through the mountains clothed for the traditional hot climate, but were not prepared for the deep-below-zero conditions that surprised them.
Later in the same year in which the pilgrims froze to death in northern Africa, the Australian wheat crop suffered severe drought and too much heat, so that the 2018 national harvest came in 30% short.
Inversely, during the years of lesser volumes of cosmic-ray flux, during the solar maximum of cycle 24, the Canadian wheat farmers had harvested bumper crops in 2013, 2014, going into 2016, because of 'good' and moist climate conditions in these years.
But now in 2018, as the solar cycle 24 is 'fading' and larger volumes of cosmic-ray flux are impacting the Earth, so much so that the giant April blizzard blew across the North American grain belt, the resulting snow and freezing temperatures had delayed planting that might result in reduced harvests in a few localized areas.
In most cases the remaining growing season will likely be still sufficient to cover the needed 110 to 130 days growing period that wheat crops require. The delayed planting places the harvest time deep into September, where early frost becomes a danger. With a bit of luck the frosts may not happen, and all will work out this time.
But what if the growing window shortens further? The growing window typically opens 6 days after the last frost in spring, and closes 6 days prior to the first autumn freezing. While the current window might still be generally sufficient, it likely has become already marginal in many places. Now what about next year?
Consider that the current trend to colder climates has yet a long way to go, with the solar system getting weaker and weaker, and the Earth getting colder year after year. What will happen when the growing window shrinks below what is needed for crops to grow and ripen? What will happen when this happens over a wide area simultaneously? We will likely reach such threshold conditions in 5 to 15 years.
Climate collapse has begun, caused by the 'dying' Sun
We are facing the potential of a massive climate collapse unfolding over the coming years with a severity that has not been encountered before, except during the Little Ice Age period. Nor will we likely see a recovery from the climate collapse, because the next solar maximum, for cycle 25, that might not occur until the year 2030, if it occurs at all, will likely be so weak that it doesn't affect anything.
The bottom line is that the time of the big solar cycles, like cycle 22, is over, so that potentially harsh times of ever-bigger climate anomalies now lay before us with increasing drought, flooding, storm, and freezing events, all of which deeply affects our agriculture and thereby our food supply. How soon the resulting impact on agriculture will take on crisis dimensions, to the point that entire countries loose their food supply, cannot be determined. The crisis conditions may erupt as soon as 5 years from now, or be as distant as 15 years.
The 15-years point is the point where the first phase of the weakening Sun will end - when the solar-wind pressure will likely have diminished to zero. After that the climate collapse accelerates.
That's when Phase-2 of the weakening Sun begins, in which the solar surface temperature diminishes, and the Sun itself becomes progressively colder. No one can forecast the consequences, nor the actual length of Phase-2, which may be short in duration, or may linger on until the 2050s, when potentially Phase-3 happens.
The accelerated cooling of the Earth by the cooling Sun in Phase-2, will likely become so severe in some of the northern regions that the snow no longer melts in the summer, but piles up and eventually buries towns and cities and breaks down houses and infrastructures. The exact timing, of course cannot be forecast. Such details are left to speculation with a wide margin of uncertainty, but the principle is too imperative for these not to occur. Thus they will occur.
Agriculture will have stopped long ago by then, all through the climate-volatile regions. Agriculture will most likely have collapsed long before the climate transition into Phase-2 happens. When agriculture stops, the greatest human migration will begin, with refugees into the billions streaming into the tropics, fleeing the crippling cold and the resulting hunger, most of them pouring into Africa and South Asia where they would find no refuge as the infrastructures to support their existence would not exist.
The migration of people on such a large scale is unimaginable, especially in consequences, but it will happen if a new world has not been created by then, by the affected people, which they would already occupy then. The building of the tropical world bridge with floating agricultures and cities along the Equator is the necessary Plan-B for avoiding the unthinkable when Phase-2 unfolds.
The boundary zone ends long thereafter. It ends with Phase-3, when the primer fields collapse that presently focus plasma unto the Sun. When this happens the Sun goes into a low-powered hibernation mode and the Ice Age begins.
The primer fields are electromagnetic structures that are formed by large volumes of flowing plasma. When the minimal rate of flow that is needed to maintain these structures cannot be achieved, the fields collapse, and their effect - that focuses plasma unto the Sun - vanishes with them.
As a consequence the Sun becomes powered in a default manner by the unfocused plasma stream that then loosely surrounds it.
While the Sun will continue to operate, it will do so with a much-reduced surface temperature, probably in the range of 4,000 degrees, that gives it a 70% reduced energy output that starts the full Ice Age on Earth.
When the full Ice Age is then upon us under the dimmer Sun, the Earth will cool 40 times more extensively than it had cooled during the Little Ice Age. Our planet then becomes transformed into a type of desert ice planet with 80% less precipitation, except in the tropics.
If we have built us a New World in the tropics by then, as a proverbial Plan-B, with technological infrastructures that the Ice Age glaciation cannot affect, then we will continue to live without fail. I would say, to judge by the capable creators that we have become, that this is our destiny - a potentially grand destiny, the grandest ever, grander than what we yet imagine. But will we be true to what we are and reach for it?
Plan-A or Plan-B
Our plan for survival in the boundary zone to the next Ice Age, is Plan-B. But will we reach for it? The current plan, which is Plan-A, is to do nothing. It's song is, 'let the people die.'
The most critical aspect in the boundary zone to the next Ice Age, that is now upon us, is to choose the right plan, Plan-B, and implemented it quickly and decisively, as time is running out.
The coming Ice Age is assured to happen, because all of the traditional recovery cycles for the Sun have collapsed, and are out of reach. The only long cycle that remains operational is the glacial/interglacial cycle that brings us into the next Ice Age. It is the ultimate cycle of the weakening system that powers the Sun.
The cooling of the Earth that is now unfolding in the boundary zone is not a cyclical event as we have experienced these in the past. The historic trend of big cyclical warming events has diminished and fizzed out to almost nothing, and what remains is too-far distant to affect us. Even the interval between them has diminished. The global warming cycle that had rescued humanity from the Little Ice Age in the 1600s, had even then, been a relatively small warming cycle. The nest one promises to be too small and still too distant in time, to affect us once again. For all practical purposes the timeframe of the big cyclical warming events has ended. The solar system has become too weak for these cycles to continue. The bottom line is, that there is no cosmic recovery possible out of the boundary zone.
Plan-B is our only exit, our only recovery that is possible, into a created world in which humanity is able to continue to exist and to prosper.
Also the big global cooling cycles that had started 1,000 years ago, have fizzed out into nothing. This means that whoever is dreaming of a "Grand Solar Minimum" followed by a recovery, which is much talked about and anticipated - like a temporary storm that one can weather out - is dreaming indeed.
The historic minimum cycles have all diminished and have fizzed into nothing, and the intervals between them diminished with them.
The intervals between these cycles have diminished ten-fold, from 260 years between cycles, down to 25 years. They diminished in an almost geometric progression, and nearly so, as did their amplitudes. The solar system has become too weak for these cyclical phenomena to play a major role again. The time is over when we can predict the future by looking to the past. Who looks to the past is lost in dreaming. This also applies to agriculture in the boundary zone.
In the boundary zone the collapse of solar activity is evermore accelerating, so much so that the solar system's heart beat, the 11-year solar cycle, is slowing down. The heart-beat slowed from 11 years per cycle to 13 years per cycle, between cycle 23 and 24, and the next one promises to be slower still.
Even the solar cycle itself is beginning to fail. Normally, at the peak of each solar cycle, the Sun's polar magnetic field orientation flips to the opposite magnetic polarity, but in 2014 only the Sun's South Pole magnetic field flipped, and this faintly, while the North Pole's magnetic field simply fizzed out into nothing.
I have explored this fading away of cyclical events extensively in my 3-part mini-series "Grand Solar Minimum becomes the Ice Age." And I have repeated the focus on the cyclical events being history in the video "The Ice Age is Near." We are in the boundary zone now, and as I said before, we won't see anymore decisive recoveries happening, because the solar system has grown to weak for this to be possible. We can only build ourselves out of becoming trapped by the collapsing solar system, by looking forward and build on the scientific knowledge that we have gained of the solar dynamics that create our future climate.
Part 5 - Real-Time Experienced Climate Consequences
We need to look at the climate events that are happening in the present, and see them in the context of what we scientifically know about the weakening of the Sun.
It is not hard to note in this context, that all the climate events that are presently happening, are consistent with the changing solar dynamics and their lawful climate consequences that are experienced all over the world in the form of increased floods, droughts, untimely blizzards, unseasonal frosts, and so forth. Plan-B becomes attractive when we consider the current fringe effects as just the beginning consequences of ever-increasing volumes of solar cosmic-ray flux that escapes our increasingly less-shielded, weakening Sun.
With evermore coronal holes opening up in the Sun's atmosphere, cosmic-ray effects on the cloud-forming process on Earth, becomes increasingly unpredictable with large anomalous climate effects occurring. That's dangerous for agriculture, because it affects the available growing season. While we cannot change the solar effects, we do have the option and the power to relocate our agriculture into the tropics where the growing season is more secure, and can be totally secured by technological means. That's Plan-B. That's the only option we have.
Lets look at the case of wheat. Wheat is one of the most basic foods.
And then, let's look at the case of Canada, which is the world's 6th largest wheat producer, and one of the big exporters. For as long as anyone remembers, wheat has been grown in the three western prairie provinces. Wheat flourishes there because the soil is good and the growing season is sufficiently long, warm, and moist for the plants to mature. Wheat requires 110 to 130 days from planting to harvest. The growing seasons in the Canadian provinces are sufficiently long to meet that requirement, though not with a big margin. If spring is delayed, or interrupted by a blizzard, the required growing window may one day soon not happen. In such cases, when late planting occurs, the plants still grow, but they don't have sufficient growing time to mature. The majoring typically happens in July. As a consequence of weather-delayed planting, the yields are smaller and the quality is poorer, and more so if early frosts or snowfall wreck the harvests.
Winter blizzards in spring
Is this what happened when the big blizzard, Xanto, struck in April and dumped up to 4 feet of snow in some places, onto the fields across the North American wheat belt, with temperatures dropping low into the freezing range for many days of the month, with Canada being similarly affected.
The outlook is not pleasant. This snow is real. We have come to the end of April and the snow on the fields has not yet melted. How long can the winter wheat remain buried? How soon can the spring planting begin? Will there be enough time remaining? These types of questions should start some serious discussions about a Plan-B.
At the end of April, for example, half the planting is typically complete, but in 2018, nothing was planted across most of the wheat growing regions, and the readiness of the fields for planting was officially considered 'extremely poor.'
No doubt, agriculture will recover from this late blizzard and others like it in the years ahead. Plants will still grow. But, as the 2018 harvest might be an indicator for, future harvests will likely become increasingly "disappointing," as the media like to say.
Some studies indicate that an increase in global cooling of just 1 degree Celsius, would shrink the area where wheat can be grown in Canada to less than half, and a further degree of cooling would shrink it to just a tiny bit.
With the current effects being already severe, what will happen when the increasing climate collapse is beginning to affect the world's food production more substantially, and worldwide?
It is hard to imagine how extensively the world might change in the remaining 30 years till the Ice Age phase shift begins, unless humanity intervenes and stages a new direction for its future, with a comprehensive Plan-B becoming implemented.
In the early time when the USA and Canada had established themselves as nations, the Sun had already been up-ramped a long way by its last global warming pulse. This means that no one remembered, even back then, what the Maunder minimum was like on the American continent. Nevertheless, that's the climate that will ravish the land again in the not-so-distant future.
Part 6 - Climate Collapse - Agricultural Collapse
A researcher suggests that most of Canada might have been covered in permanent snow during the Little Ice Age, especially during the Maunder Minimum. A researcher discovered that in northern England and Ireland the snow hadn't melted in the summers in the northern areas during the Little Ice Age, but had remained on the ground and had accumulated. He compared the current climate of this northern region with the current climate around the world.
He mapped the result as two zones. His blue zone marks the area where the snow would have likewise accumulated all-year round. His red zone marks the area where extremely heavy accumulations would likely have occurred.
His blue zone cuts across the northern USA and encompasses most of Canada. The resulting projection illustrates to some degree where the April blizzard likely had originated that swept deep into the North American grain growing region in 2018.
It appears that to the West of the string of the great lakes, lays the cradle for the big ice sheets that likely carved out the lakes during glaciation conditions.
Since latency causes the atmosphere of our planet to flow towards the West by the rotation of the Earth, the moving air mass gets trapped by the Rocky Mountain chain in the West and then becomes forced southward by centrifugal force, the outflow would take the cold air mass across the Canadian prairies into the American grain growing areas.
This means that the longer the large landmass around Hudson Bay and in the North of it remain snow-covered during the year, the greater is the potential for very late blizzards to develop that sweep into the South late in the year, such as happened in 2018 in April.
The big winter-blizzard in spring, named Xanto, of a type for which no official term yet exists, appear to be a new phenomena that will become more common in the unfolding boundary zone, as the Earth is getting colder.
It appears that when the European pilgrims landed in North America in 1620, in the midst of the Little Ice Age, they missed the big cold zone of perpetual snow, although just barely. The pilgrims had landed just south of the cold zone, on Plymous Rock inside Cape Cod Bay.
Even though the Pilgrims missed the brunt on the Little Ice Age, their new land was not a picnic ground for them. Plymous is situated 42 degrees, which is the latitude of northern Spain in Europe that had also been gripped by the Little Ice Age.
In Europe the cold outflow follows a different route. Because the cold from the large northern landmass tends to flow westward by the latency effect of the rotation of the Earth, and no obstructing mountain ranges stand in the way of this flow, the cold flows unhindered across western Europe, affecting England in the North and the Sahara in the South. This cold flow has become the source of the late spring blizzards. Its been called "The Beast from the East."
The agricultures of Russia and Western Europe are severely threatened by the Beast, probably as severely as the agricultures of Canada and the Northern USA are threatened by the 'Beast' from the North.
Only the agricultures of China, Indonesia, and India are somewhat shielded from the large, cold northern air mass, by high mountain ranges standing in the way.
Part 7 - Exit From the Boundary Zone - Plan-B
When agricultures fail, the world food crisis becomes unimaginable.
Take wheat and corn production, as an example, which is the main food crop, except for rice in the rice producing regions. What happens when the 4 major production centers that are located in the vulnerable agriculture regions, experience catastrophic crop failures as the result of the now increasing climate collapse? Over a billion people become affected thereby. Will they simply migrate away into warmer areas where agriculture is less vulnerable to the effects of the cooling Earth, such as in China and India, or Africa?
A mass migration on this scale is absolutely unimaginable, even into Africa; nor is it physically possible. Neither is it physically possible for the remaining large agricultural centers, China and India, to spare enough food to nourish the collapsing Western World. China and India will most likely suffer major crop losses too, in the collapsing global climate.
So what is the answer? The answer is Plan-B. No other option exists. The agricultural collapse in the climate-vulnerable areas cannot be avoided. The collapse is already beginning, even while we are only half-way into Phase-1 of the solar weakening in the boundary zone, with 15 more years to go till Phase-2 kicks in, when things get worse.
Plan-B doesn't change the climate, but it enables us to live with it, and flourish in-spite of it. Unfortunately, Plan-B requires a platform that we find hard to build. It requires the cooperative participation of all nations, to build the technological infrastructures. That's where we find our greatest challenge. We are not good in the department of cooperative participation. The West champions the opposite, imperial stealing. We fight wars not to cooperate, but to subdue, destroy, and plunder.
Let's consider the Canadian Wheat Board as a tiny example. It operated as a government-run institution in support of the farmers. It assured that the bulk of the sales revenue was returned to the farmers, the producer of the product. Its purpose was to assure a healthy farming industry.
Evidently under relentless pressure, the government caved in and surrendered the Wheat Board into the hands of some of the large international marketing cartels.
As the result, the share for the farmers, of the sale price, was dramatically reduced from 2014 on, by private profit demands. The tragedy is, that when a nation no longer protects its farm industry, it gambles with the foundation for its existence. This letting go of what is vital for the sake of profit in the shadow of corruption is the kind of disease that stands in the way of universal cooperative engagement. In other words, the general welfare principle is dead, while this principle is precisely what makes a Plan-B feasible.
The climate collapse by the weakening Sun is already beginning to bite, and in some places quite hard. Australia lost 30% of the national wheat crop in 2017, due to drought and excess heat, which are some of the fringe effects of increasing cosmic-ray flux that affects cloud forming, cloud rainout, and reduced water vapor in the air that makes up 97% of the moderating greenhouse effect.
In the same year Europe suffered a major loss of vegetable crops due to adverse climate issues, which had led to vegetable rationing in some areas.
On the American continent, the late-spring blizzard "Xanto" in April 2018, across the American grain belt, will most likely also result in significant crop losses in volume and quality.
With these large effects already happening, and the Earth getting colder year after year for several more decades to come, the complete collapse of agriculture in the climate vulnerable regions will happen unavoidably within the next 15 years.
Only the effects of the collapse can be avoided by implementing a Plan-B option, such as the one that creates vast new technologically protected agricultures afloat on the equatorial sea. Such a Plan-B option is quite easily implemented with large-scale automated industrial production methods and the large scale use of basalt as feed-stock, and high-temperature nuclear energy to power the process.
However, a new type of thinking is required in the world for this large-scale critical option to become acceptable. Society has stopped thinking too long ago in terms of its renaissance and industrial revolution potential. Its thinking has become too small and encumbered with imagined limits and boundaries to what is achievable.
Becoming Unbound from Small Thinking
The floating World Bridge as a concept, that links the continents across the tropical seas, appears totally impossible to accept in today's thinking, while it is actually more efficient than any other option that is being contemplated, such as the 50 miles long Bearing Strait tunnel link between the Eurasian and American continents.
The Bering Strait under-sea-tunnel link has been promoted for years. It would take a dozen years to build the 50 miles long tunnels. And it would require thousands of kilometers of new railway to be built, to link up with it, with much of its across difficult terrain with harsh climate conditions. An enormous amount of manual labor would be required to build such a project.
The floating intercontinental World Bridge, in comparison, can be easily built with uniform modules produced in automated industrial production, placed with automated equipment without the need for large labor brigades. It may well be that the 12,000 Km long world bridge across the Pacific will take less time to construct than it would take to construct the 50 miles undersea tunnel across the Bering Strait. The speed of the construction for the World Bridge would then be determined by the scale of the constructing industry. In this case, it is just a matter of scale. The principle of automated construction can be applied to any scale.
This means that the problem that's holding us back so severely that nothing has been started yet, is nothing more than a bad case of small-scale thinking.
Unbounded Productivity: The Automation Principle
Let me present you a simple example, in principle, what can be accomplished when automated industrial production is being applied.The example shown here is that of the automated track laying process for the new high-speed railway in Northern China, a 140 km rail link between the city Datong and the city Zhangjiakou that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
The machine lays down the concrete ties and positions and fastens the 500 meter rails with the needed precision for trains travelling 250 Km/hour.
In the past, large labor brigades had been needed to carry everything into place. Now, very few people are found on the construction site, and those merely supervise the operation of the machine.
Even the supplies are automatically delivered from the transport cars to the placing machine, by a carrier running overhead on side rails, as the machine keeps on going and going and lays down 2,000 meters of rail per day.
If one applies the automation principle to the larger scale of the World Bridge construction, with agricultural modules extending from them, including the needed cities for them, the entire 12,000 Km world bridge project spanning the sea between the continents, could be similarly be completed, without anyone putting a spate into the ground so to speak, and could be completed in just a few years if the construction was carried out in numerous sections simultaneously with the producing industries for the modules being afloat themselves..
Also, as the world-bridge was being built, the agricultural modules linked to it would bring large scale food-production online, almost from the start, to compensate for the climate-related agricultural losses in the Northern regions. By this Plan-B approach the world wouldn't run low on food when the agricultures in the cold northern regions begin to collapse, which may happen in 5 to 15 years..
The world-bridge agriculture, as the world bridge itself and its cities, would be cooperative built by humanity at large, and be never owned by anyone. It would be a joined development product of the entire world for itself, as no nation is ultimately not affected by the ongoing climate collapse, especially in later years when the Ice Age begins that the boundary zone takes us into.
As the new agricultures develop, thousand of new cities will be linked to them for the people that operate in the infrastructures and processes, and the industries that support them. And of course, living in the new world would be rent free. The concept of property 'lords' enslaving humanity, would simply fall away. The focus would then be on developing the human potential as the greatest treasure that a society has. A type of money-free platform will likely emerge in due course where advancing culture, human progress, and productive technologies go hand in hand.
The New World: An Unbounded World
This is the type of Plan-B option that comes into view when the boundaries of small-minded thinking fall away. The Plan-B world will then become created as an unbounded world.
Actually, the unbounded part isn't optional. Any Plan-B option of the required scale and with the necessary speed of implementation, can only be created on an unbounded basis, unbound from money and property concepts, and society's slavery to them. A new age will then begin, designed from the start as an unbounded age of industrial and cultural revolutions, because without these, no form of Plan-B is actually possible, even to contemplate.
Should a Plan-B not materialize, the Plan-A option - to do nothing - would prevail, and its song "let the people die" becomes the requiem for the self-termination of humanity when the Ice Age phase shift happens in the 2050s.
The Ice Age will resume by the principles of the cosmic dynamics. These, we have explored and measured, extensively, with satellites in space, measurements on the ground, in the air, in ice cores, and with ground based radio telescopes. The ending of the current interglacial epoch has been well explored and it is evidently extensively understood. There is little chance that the Ice Age phase shift will not happen in the way it always has.
The only uncertainty that remains in the entire Ice Age arena, is how humanity will respond to what has been measured and is known; whether it will respond with Plan-A or Plan-B. That's only uncertainty remaining at this time.
At the present, Plan-A is the ruling king.