Understanding the Anthropocene – we have cast our planet adrift on a dangerous voyage, and need to take charge before it is too late.
Our only home is adrift, and moving fast into dangerous waters. We need to man up, take over the controls, and bring it to safer waters. The terrible irony is that Earth is adrift because of our unthinking actions. It’s high time to clean up the messes we have made. Yet mostly, we do not … Continue reading
Bleaching as a sign we are off course It started last month with scattered reports from Mackay in the south to Port Douglas on the north Queensland coast. The Great Barrier Reef has begun to bleach again. Coral polyps by the million tossing out their minute symbiotic algae under the stress of warm water, and … Continue reading
It is two minutes and thirty seconds to midnight. The people in charge of the Doomsday Clock just moved the minute hand 30 seconds closer to catastrophe – the closest it has been since 1953. The clock, which is adjusted annually, retreated to its most recent high point of 17 minutes to midnight back in … Continue reading