Tuesday, August 21, 2018
If You Can't Believe All This Alarming Climate Change News
If you're feeling overwhelmed, a bit like the three monkeys, that's understandable. Yes, the research on climate change has been pouring in, hot and heavy. Yes, the news is dire. Yes, it's almost unbelievable, impossible. This just cannot be happening, not to us, not now.
There's only one way to make sense of it, at least that I know of. It is in the context of what's been named, "The Great Acceleration." Just over a year ago I did a post about the Great Acceleration that incorporated all the graphs you can find at that link.
It's not remarkable that these developments are flooding in. It would be remarkable if they weren't. Just take a cursory glance at those graphs and you'll quickly grasp what I mean.