Climate Change

The Lesson, Again, is Humility

“The present time has one advantage over every other—it is our own.” (Charles Caleb Colton) I keep hearing people say that there’s a lesson in all of this; that we have something to learn from this pandemic. Some say it will remind us of what really matters in life, while others believe it will forever …

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Three Key Points on Climate Change (for the Denier in Your Life)

For the deniers and doubters among us, I offer you three simple, brief points on climate change that may warrant your consideration. For those already convinced, these three points may be helpful to you in future debates… 1. Climate change science IS good science. What makes good science? The ability to make reliable predictions, for …

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A Call for Existential Revolution

It is hardly necessary to look for evidence that serious change is needed in the world. Indeed, the idea that we are overdue for a revolution is far from novel. The need for large scale change is substantiated by a variety of global developments, from rising nationalism and xenophobia to unabated environmental destruction. And none …

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The World Will End in Apathy & Entitlement (Or, Our Killer is Narcissism)

Rising sea levels, ocean acidification, deforestation, ecological collapse—should our time on Earth end early, these are some of the means by which it will happen, given current trends. But these things, they’re not our real killers… From a psychological perspective, it would be wise to consider the human qualities underlying the environmental changes that now …

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