Pick your despair: climate change, the death of the world’s oceans, the looming extinction of three million species, or the selfish egotism of the wealthiest 0.1% of humans?
Some may respond with angry words about fear mongering. Others will say, “Give me a cocktail—it’s all of the above.”
Most of my friends are in the latter camp: on the rare occasion when I meet someone who believes that climate change is a conspiracy and the real problem is government refusing to let people get on with their lives, well, let’s just say the meeting never blossoms into friendship. Continue reading The Dog Days of August: Consciousness, Science and the Climate Crisis