Definitions

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  • proper noun A proposed apocalypse caused by the rising temperatures of climate change.

Etymologies

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Coined by Robert Hunter (1941–2005), Greenpeace co-founder, in his book, Thermageddon: countdown to 2030 (2003), from thermal + Armageddon.

Examples

  • The clock to "Thermageddon," as Greenpeace founder Robert Hunter called it, ticks as fast as the one on economic collapse.

    Harvey Wasserman: Totally Boom/Doom Solartopian Green By 2030

  • My choice of the year 2030 for Solartopia works in tandem with a theory of "Thermageddon" put forth by the late Bob Hunter, who really was a founder of Greenpeace.

    Harvey Wasserman: On the Honor of Being Called a "Jerk" by Pro-Nuker Patrick Moore

  • "Thermageddon," as described by the late Greenpeace founder, Robert Hunter.ecoshock. org/podcasts]

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  • Ok. Here's one clear sign of impending "Thermageddon."

    WordPress.com News

  • Ok. Here's one clear sign of impending "Thermageddon."

    WordPress.com News

  • Climate science has barely begun to understand cloud formation, which is either ignored or fudged in today's GCM (General Circulation Model), the computer simulations used to produce scary predictions of Thermageddon.

    The Register

  • Climate science has barely begun to understand cloud formation, which is either ignored or fudged in today's GCM (General Circulation Model), the computer simulations used to produce scary predictions of Thermageddon.

    The Register

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