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Western Climate Policy Explained

Western Climate Policy Explained
Western Climate Policy Explained
Western Climate Policy Explained
Western Climate Policy Explained

Except it's NOT simply "Western" 15.Jun.2015 12:10

Mike Novack

And it's not simply "rich". There is a saying about dealing with problems:

"People don't eat in the long run; they eat every day".

In terms of dealing with the crisis of humanity being out of balance with the ecological base of this planet (in the long run) the difficulty isn't that there aren't measures we could adopt but that the message is unacceptable. Any messengers attempting to deliver the message would be shot (well at the very least, not listened to) and any politician attempting to put into place measures adequate to the task would be kicked out of office (if not shot).

We are going to crash (it's already too late for any soft landing)
We can MAYBE still affect the severity of the crash, how many of us will survive, how devastated the total ecosystem, etc.

However we will instead keep things going as long as possible and in the end we will eat the seed corn. Humans have always behaved that way.