Thanks to Steve Kurtz for this article.
Take relentless population growth. Add decades of expanding per-capita resource consumption. Simmer slowly over rising global temperatures.
What do you get?
Traumatic information: that is, information that wounds us through the very act of obtaining it
Everyone knows things are going wrong. But if you understand ecology, you know this in a way that others don’t. It’s not just that the current crop of world leaders is idiotic. It’s not just a matter of a few policies having gone awry. We’ve been on a perilous track since the dawn of agriculture, capturing more and more biosphere services for the benefit of just one species.
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