How Do We Win The Planetary Endgame?
Ecological collapse, mass extinction, epidemic disease, global drought, crop failure, desertification, famine.
That’s the global-warming whirlwind that we’re about to reap, a majority of the world’s climate scientists say, unless we act very quickly.
It all seems just so daunting, so unutterably overwhelming, that it’s tempting to succumb to the narcissism of paralysis, panic and despair.
So, if you’re one of those people who are resigned to the prospect of a climate-change apocalypse, here’s what you should do.
1. Shut up. 2. Get out of the way.
As for the rest of you, you can join those people all over the world who have decided that we actually can and will steer this ship of Earth well clear of the shoals ahead. There really are solutions to the crisis, and they’re readily available to all of us. . .
That's from my essay in this month's Adbusters.