Just what the hell is going on? And what does it mean for how we live?
While back in Southern California for the holidays I had the chance to catch some of The Dust Bowl, the latest documentary from the great Ken Burns. Growing up, I had of course heard of it in my history lessons, but never really understood the complete devastation that was wrought on the Great Plains for a period of several years.
Science fiction has become reality. Sandy showed us all that whether man-made or the result of natural shifts in our planet, our climate is changing. For this insightful article on global warming, Bloomberg Businessweek came out with a cover design that cuts to the chase and exposes the idiocy of arguing cause, rather than reality and preparing to meet it. Cover design by Richard Turley
Is this yet another argument that we’re entering a new epoch of geologic time, similar to the jurassic, triassic and pleistocene? Could this be the Anthropocene – the Age of Man?