Does the fact that we are unable to stop our profligate use of fossil fuels despite the risks make us like lemmings to the sea?
Posts by Dan Lennon:
As the climate inevitably changes as a result of our ever-increasing greenhouse gas emissions, we should not expect change to continue to be gradual.
There are now three things we can count on: Death, Taxes, and Committed Warming. Is it too late to make that third one go away?
Cutting emissions in half in a decade may not be as hard as we think, but we have to be proactive about it to make it work.
The Misguided Exile of Nuclear Power How Banishment of a Safe Technology Will Keep Fossil Fuels in the Driver’s Seat
Nuclear power could and should be our climate savior; instead its banishment will keep fossil fuels in the driver’s seat for the foreseeable future.
In trying to switch from fossil fuels to renewables, are we no better than Don Quixote himself as he tilts at windmills he imagines to be menacing?
Dan Lennon’s poem warns that the fate of the planet and of humanity may depend on the choices we make today.
We Have Met The Enemy … And He is Us Climate change may be intractable given our preference for self-interest over helping others
Climate change may be intractable given our preference for self-interest over helping others. Indeed, our greatest enemy may be ourselves.
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.
We imagine that we can actually adapt to a climate that will no longer be a single climate but a succession of ever-worsening climates. We can’t.