It’s not surprising that some of us don’t think climate change is worth worrying about given that ~2 percent of Americans stil think the Earth is flat.
About Dan Lennon
Posts by Dan Lennon:
The Deadly Gift of the Carboniferous Period How an Accident of History Made Modern Life Possible – and May Destroy It
An accident of history—the uninterrupted buildup of carbon in our trees—made modern life possible, but now it may destroy it…
While a handful of scientists & activists raise the alarm re: climate change, the rest of us go about our business as if there were nothing to worry about.
As the atmosphere’s air conditioner, the Ocean has saved us from an early demise, but its capacity to absorb heat, though large, is not infinite.
We will reach the critical 1.5-degree threshold that portends severe and irreversible climate change even without another iota of emissions. Now what?
Snake Eyes: Gambling Away Our Children’s Future Sophisticated tech can be an asset, except when the scale is vast & progressive
Sophisticated tech is an asset when change is limited in scope, but when the scale is vast & progressive (like with climate change) it’s a vulnerability.
The time for complacency is over as we have to reckon with global warming and its impacts now if we are to save the planet for our grandchildren.
Will the forcings and feedbacks of climate change get the best of us?