2020 was the hottest year ever, mathematically eclipsing the previous record. Which was in 2016. It’s almost as if the climate is changing.
In 2019, the leaders of the free world have promised action over the Amazon blaze, and have donated 0.000006% of their net wealth to save it.
The temperature of a Siberian town has science reaching for superlatives, with the United Nations considering a brand new category in order to measure it.
According to the peerless Noam Chomsky, the top three climate offenders are the United States, Brazil, and Australia.
In a rather bold move, scientists in the arctic circle are looking to bring back a species that we pushed to extinction: the woolly mammoth.
We needed this push for change decades ago, on a global scale. Now, the results will tear us, and science, down.
While some are still debating whether climate change exists, actual experts are well beyond that question. I blame celebrities and the media for this gap in understanding.
My therapist’s approach to anxiety is to help me accept things the way they are, instead of letting them stress me out. That doesn’t transfer to today.
Clearly, we’re careening toward our climate apocalypse, but yet we still do not care. I believe the language around the matter, matters. We don’t want facts, we want stories.
There’s a very clear demand we can add into the mix in this new push for environmentalist reforms: de-fund the Pentagon.