The climate crisis is both the easiest and the hardest issue we have ever faced. The easiest because we know what we must do. We must stop the emissions of greenhouse gases. The hardest because our current economics are still totally dependent on burning fossil fuels, and thereby destroying ecosystems in order to create everlasting economic growth.
Our climate is changing constantly and we have to wonder if we’re any different from the frog who sits in a pot of water that gradually comes to a boil and claims the frog’s life. Are we any different as we witness unusual weather phenomena, extreme temperatures and the like?
As 2020 comes to a close we remember the late author Nigel Watts and the eerie predictions he made about this year in his 1995 novel “Twenty Twenty”. Nigel’s predictions are shared through the voice of his widow, Sahera Cohen. Read moreThe World Insights Climate