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A recent report issued by an international collaboration of 17 scientists warned that the world is treading towards a “ghastly future of mass extinction, declining health and climate-disruption upheavals.” Terry Spahr reports that what distinguishes this report says a lot about how far we have come in confronting our environmental crises but how far we still have to go.

Gail Tverberg made a comment today that rings true and motivated me to write about something I’ve been mulling for a while… I think the reaction to COVID-19 is part of how a self-organizing system works. People were looking for a reason to cut back/shut down. The illness provided this. I do not believe … Continue reading "Is Covid-19 providing cover for Jay Hanson’s Society of Sloth?"